This image shows part of a new UNIVAC computer for use in the Computer Center at Appalachian State University (1967-current) being moved out of a truck by three men in December 1970. The UNIVAC 9400 arrived in 18 pieces and was valued at $500,000. It was being leased by the University and expected to multiply by ten times the services of the Computer Center. The Computer Center began in 1968 and offered computing support for administrative offices and a laboratory for computer science students.
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