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Burroughs Corporation records. Don L. Stevens papers.

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 95
The collection documents aspects of product development for the B205, B220 and B3500 and special requests made by customers.

The B205 series documents problems with the paper tape converter and efforts to work with IBM using punched card equipment. The B220 series shows the evolution of this computer. The B3500 series document how Engineering, Manufacturing and the ElectroData Division worked together to produce this computer.

The Custom Engineering series contains information on solutions by the ElectroData Division of specific customer needs not met with the standard products. The External Correspondence series outlines potential and realized cooperative projects and the Internal Correspondence series provides a glimpse of the relationship that existed between Burroughs facilities in Detroit and Paoli and Pasadena. Correspondents in the internal correspondence include: M.E. Mengel, VP-Product Planning; J.R. Bradburn, VP- Manufacturing and Engineering; W. Lonergan, Manager Product Planning; L.P. Robinson, Director of Engineering; Sibyl Rock, and L. W. Cali.
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

  • 1957-1962

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

5 boxes (5 cubic feet)

Overview

The collection documents aspects of product development for the B205, B220 and B3500 and special requests made by customers.

Biographical Note

Don L. Stevens was manager of Product Specifications at the ElectroData Division of Burroughs in Pasadena.

Arrangement of Collection

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:
  1. B205
  2. B220 (Datatron)
  3. B3500
  4. Custom Engineering
  5. Correspondence and Proposals -- External
  6. Correspondence -- Internal

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.

Title
Burroughs Corporation Records. Don L. Stevens Papers, 1957-1962. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, August 1995.
Date
2004
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Repository

Contact:

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