Early Processor History

Jacquard Looms Memory Tables
Hollerith's Tabulating Machine
Babbage's Difference and Analytical Engines
Turing Machine
Von Neumann Architecture
Harvard Architecture
Differences between them.
CISC vs. RISC
Pipelines
Von Neumann bottlenecks
Vacuum Tubes vs. Transistors
Integrated Circuits
Microprocessors
ALU's
Registers
Roadmaps
http://www.geeks.com/techtips/2005/techtips-NOV22-05.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_microprocessors
http://www.slideshare.net/timothy.hall/history-of-cpu-architecture
http://www.cs.clemson.edu/~mark/hist.html

http://archive.computerhistory.org/resources/text/Knuth_Don_X4100/PDF_index/k-4-pdf/k-4-u2780-Manchester-Mark-I-manual.pdf
A photocopied programming guide for a 1950's computer, written by Turing. Explains the essentials of how computers work.