Correspondence relating to the possible secondment of GW Hill from the CSIRO to the University computer project. The correspondence falls into two groups. The first group of letters, from 1955, relates to a proposal that Geoff Hill work on the initial training and operations period. The second group of letters, from 1957, relates to Hill working on the computer project for 2 years while completing a Ph.D.
5/4/55 E.G. Bowen to E.A. Cornish Possible secondment of G.W. Hill from CSIRO to Uni of Melbourne computer project.
5/4/55 E.G. Bowen to L.H. Martin Re G.W. Hill secondment to project.
14/4/55 L.H. Martin to E.G. Bowen Re G.W. Hill - unable to make offer until Cherry's return.
25/5/55 E.A. Cornish to T.M. Cherry Request to discuss G.W. Hill's secondment to Melbourne.
Undated T.M. Cherry secretary to E.A. Cornish Cherry overseas - re G.W. Hill secondment.
19/7/55 T.M. Cherry to E.A. Cornish Would like G.W. Hill on permanent staff.
26/7/55 E.A. Cornish to T.M. Cherry Hill prefers to stay in Adelaide, but happy for short
29/7/55 T.M. Cherry to E.A. Cornish Acknowledgement of letter 26/7/55.
10/11/55 T.M. Cherry to E.A. Cornish Suggesting dates for G.W. Hill to come to Melbourne.
29/11/55 T.M. Cherry to G.W. Hill Melbourne arrangements and queries on programming.
25/2/57 G.W. Hill to T.M. Cherry Interested in position offered and would like to know if he
could study to PhD at same time.
1/3/57 G.W. Hill to T.M. Cherry Accepting position if agreement can be reached.
17/4/57 E.A. Cornish to T.M. Cherry Re transfer to G.W. Hill
26/4/57 T.M. Cherry to G.W. Hill Accepting terms for G.W. Hill to transfer to Melbourne.
Donation from Computer Science & Software Engineering Department, University of Melbourne (The), by 07/2003
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