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Burroughs Corporation records. Miscellaneous legal records

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 57
The collection contains a variety of legal material, including patent and trademark research, court materials, specifications, system design information, agreements, brochures, and reports.
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

  • 1934-1970

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

3 boxes (2.3 cubic feet)

Overview

Collection contains a variety of legal material, including patent and trademark research, court materials, specifications, system design information, agreements, brochures, and reports.

Historical Note

Throughout its history, Burroughs was involved in more than 250 lawsuits that went through the appellate level. Their legal department handled the patent and trademark work, along with any actions require to resolve lawsuits.

Arrangement of Collection

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:
  1. Standard-sized Documents
  2. Legal-sized Documents
  3. Legal Agreements

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. Miscellaneous Legal Records, 1934-1970. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995. Updated by Kevin Irving, April 2006.
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Repository

Contact:

612-624-5050