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Burroughs Corporation records. Exhibits photographs and records.

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 39
Contains photographs and correspondence on Burroughs Adding Machine Company (1947-1952) and, later, Burroughs Corporation (1953-1983) tradeshow and conference exhibits as well as lobby displays arranged chronologically in a single series. The correspondence includes memos on selecting exhibitions for displays and reports on successes at specific events often accompanied by fliers, news releases, and layouts of the overall exhibit space. Entries for photographs list show name, location (when available), and date. Many photographs are mounted on fabric backing and were originally held in ring binders and a few photographs are mounted on paperboard. There are no records from 1971 through 1978.
Acronyms Used
  1. AARR (American Association of Rail Roads)
  2. AASA (American Association of School Administrators)
  3. ABA (American Bankers Association)
  4. ABCU (Association of Burroughs Computer Users)
  5. AFA (Air Force Association)
  6. AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association)
  7. AGCA (Associated General Contractors of America)
  8. AHA (American Hospital Association)
  9. AIB (American Institute of Banking)
  10. AMA (American Management Association)
  11. AMS (American Meteorological Society)
  12. APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society)
  13. ARS (American Rocketry Society)
  14. ASBO (Association of School Business Officers)
  15. ASTD (American Society of Training Directors)
  16. ATCA (Air Traffic Control Association)
  17. AUSA (Association of the U. S. Army)
  18. AWH (Association of Western Hospitals)
  19. BAI (Bank Administration Institute)
  20. BEMA (Business and Equipment Manufacturers Association)
  21. CITF (Canadian International Trade Fair)
  22. CNBS (Canadian National Business Show)
  23. CNE (Canadian National Exhibition)
  24. CUBE (Cooperating Users of Burroughs Equipment)
  25. DPMA (Data Processing Management Association)
  26. EBT (Eastern Business Teachers)
  27. FCC (Federal Computing Conference)
  28. FJCC (Fall Joint Computer Conference)
  29. IAAO (International Association of Assessing Officers)
  30. IASA (Insurance Accounting and Statistical Association)
  31. IBAA (Independent Bankers Association of America)
  32. ICUE (International Credit Union Executives)
  33. IMECM (Information Management Exposition and Conference for Manufacturers)
  34. IRE (Institute of Radio Engineers)
  35. IWPA (International Word Processing Association)
  36. JCC (Joint Computer Conference)
  37. LOMA (Life Office Management Association)
  38. MAHC (Mid-Atlantic Health Congress/Conference)
  39. MFOA (Municipal Finance Officers Association)
  40. NABAC (National Association for Bank Auditors and Comptrollers; later National Association for Bank Audit, Control, and Operation)
  41. NAC (National Association of Counties)
  42. NACA (National Association of Cost Accountants)
  43. NADA (National Automobile Dealers Association)
  44. NAECON (National Aeronautical Electronics Conference)
  45. NAHB (National Association of Home Builders)
  46. NAHO (National Association of Housing Officials)
  47. NAMSB (National Association of Mutual Savings Banks)
  48. NARG (National Association of Retail Grocers)
  49. NBS (National Business Show)
  50. NCC (National Computer Conference)
  51. NEHA (New England Hospital Association)
  52. NMAA (National Machine Accountants Association)
  53. NMODA (National Office Machine Dealers Association)
  54. NOMA (National Office Management Association)
  55. NOPA (National Office Products Association)
  56. NRA (National Restaurant Association)
  57. NRCA (National Retail Credit Association)
  58. NRDGA (National Retail Dry Goods Association)
  59. NREC (National Rural Electric Association)
  60. NRMA (National Retail Merchants Association)
  61. NSBA (National School Boards Association)
  62. NSOEA (National Stationery and Office Equipment Association)
  63. OAC (Office Automation Conference)
  64. OEMI (Office Equipment Manufacturers Institute)
  65. OMAC (Office Machinery Automation Conference (?) ; fuller form unknown)
  66. SHAC (Southeastern Hospital Association Conference)
  67. SJCC (Spring Joint Computer Conference)
  68. SMI (Super Market Institute)
  69. SSLC (Society of Savings and Loan Controllers)
  70. TCA (Tele-Communications Association)
  71. USAF SAGE (U.S. Air Force Semi-Automatic Ground Environment)
  72. USLSA (United States League of Savings Associations)
  73. USSLL (United States Savings and Loan League)
  74. WESCON (Western Electronics Show and Conference)
  75. WPEA (Word Processing Equipment Association)
Scope and Contents This is one series of the Burroughs Corporation Records (CBI 90). Please see the other series finding aids for further information regarding the Burroughs Corporation.

Dates

  • 1947-1983

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access to materials:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Copyright:

The Charles Babbage Institute holds the copyright to all materials in the collection, except for items covered by a prior copyright (such as published materials). Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Extent

10 boxes (3.25 cubic feet))

Overview

Contains photographs and correspondence on Burroughs Adding Machine Company (1947-1952) and, later, Burroughs Corporation (1953-1983) tradeshow and conference exhibits as well as lobby displays arranged chronologically in a single series.

Acquisition:

The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.

Related Material

This is one series of the Burroughs Corporation Records (CBI 90). Please see the other series finding aids for further information regarding the Burroughs Corporation.

Creator

Title
Burroughs Corporation Records. Exhibits Photographs and Records, 1947-1983. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka and Kevin D. Corbitt, June 1996. Updated by Kevin Irving, April 2006.
Date
1996
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Repository

Contact:

612-624-5050