Neil L. Block Papers, 1912-1987
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Brief Description:

Papers of Neil L. Block [also "Neil Bloch"] (1931-88), computer programmer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory senior research engineer (1960-66), and astrologer, including articles, certificates, computer printouts, correspondence, magazines, memoranda, notebooks, notes, photographs, and resumes relating to American Federation of Astrologers, astrology, astronomy, Donald Bradley, bridge, celestial mechanics, computer programming, ephemerides, Cyril Fagan, Fortran, fortune-telling, horoscopes, the International Society for Astrological Research, Charles Jayne, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, mathematics, Neil Michelsen, minicomputers, the National Council for Geocosmic Research, Pascal 2, Rosicrucian Fellowship, Sidereal Astrologers' Guild, South Western Astrological Conference, space exploration, and stock market prediction. The series also contains a letter box of Block's mother, Eleanor, as well as a small number of papers of Michael Erlewine (1941- ), founder of Matrix Software and the Heart Center Astrological Library.

Block used the pseudonym Gary Duncan for his astrological projects.

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 35/3/418
Created by: Block, Neil (1931-1988)
Volume: 6.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 03/05/0215.
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Arrangement: Alphabetical by Subject.
Access Restrictions: None.
Subject Index
Computer Science
Lunar exploration
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: UIUC Social Sciences Health and Education Library