Charles E. Porter was one of the first to use computers to study the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of random matrices. Here is a PDF file of his article entitled Random Matrix Diagonalization — Some Numerical Computations, published in Journal of Mathematical Physics 4, 1039 (1963). Here is also the PDF file of the detailed programs, written in collaboration with K. Fuchel and Rita J. Greibach (the cover is above). It includes full FAP and FORTRAN listings for the IBM 7080 computer. This was kindly shared by Alan Edelman.