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Burroughs Corporation records

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90
Overview The collection contains the records of the Burroughs Corporation, and its predecessors the American Arithmometer Company and Burroughs Adding Machine Company. Materials include corporate records, photographs, films and video tapes, scrapbooks, papers of employees and records of companies acquired by Burroughs.

Burroughs Corporation records. Advertising samples.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 1
Overview Burroughs Corporation advertised from almost the very beginning of their business. The advertisements in the collection cover many decades and often reflect many of the societal attitudes of the time.

Burroughs Corporation records. American Arithmometer Company records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 3
Overview Collection contains information about the American Arithmometer Company, including a description of the incorporation and first meeting of the Board of Directors; agreements with the Boyer Machine Company; correspondence; financial records; cash books, ledgers and journals; time books; and specifications for the Detroit factory.

Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs Adding Machine Company field force letters

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 42
Overview Series contains letters entitled "To The Field Force," which include such information as changing forms, recalls, program announcements and new procedures.

Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs Adding Machine Company standard practices manuals

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 93
Overview Contains manuals of standardized accounting practices for the employees of Burroughs Adding Machine Company’s accounting department.

Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs Adding Machine Company tax appeal

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 99
Overview Collection contains material that describes Burroughs disagreement over tax assessment on its repurchasing and redemption of its own preferred stock during 1924-1930.

Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs Machines, Ltd. records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 16
Overview Series contains ledger books dating 1909-1926 and annual reports dating 1966-1974 from the Burroughs Corporation's British subsidiary, Burroughs Machines, Ltd.

Burroughs Corporation records. Charles P. Staubach papers

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 94
Overview Collection contains correspondence, reprints, and photographs belonging to Charles Staubach, a salesman and manager for Burroughs Corporation.

Burroughs Corporation records. Charles R. Hadley Company records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 18
Overview Series consists of various Hadley Company history items, including agreements, appraisals, financial records, competitors, correspondence, patent and license transfers, sales information, and a folder on the Price Adjustment Board (from World War II).

Burroughs Corporation records. Corporate and recruiting brochures.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 20
Overview Collection contains brochures concerning the company's cooperative education program, about different locations in the United States and other countries, recruitment, and different company divisions.

Burroughs Corporation records. Decisions in force.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 28
Overview Collection contains the rule and regulation decisions on sales that were issued from 1911-1958.

Burroughs Corporation records. Early office machine photographs

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 33
Overview Collection contains black and white photographs and a few black and white and color negatives featuring many of Burroughs' early adding machines, calculators, listing machines, and typewriters.

Burroughs Corporation records. Executive orders

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 38
Overview Series consists of orders from the executive offices, usually the President of the company.

Burroughs Corporation records. Financial collection

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 43
Overview This is an artificial grouping of several small financial collections of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company (BAM) and Burroughs Corporation. Materials include: accounts payable and bills receivable ledger books, wage books and time cards, charts of accounts and balance sheets.

Burroughs Corporation records. Fragile publications collection

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 44
Overview Series contains many early publications in damaged or delicate condition that have been separated from the rest of the collection.

Burroughs Corporation records. Histories of Burroughs

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 48
Overview Collection consists of articles and manuscripts discussing different aspects of American Arithmometer Company, Burroughs Adding Machine Company, and Burroughs Corporation history.

Burroughs Corporation records. HOBO group reports

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 49
Overview Collection contains the first and second reports of the HOBO Group.

Burroughs Corporation records. Installation stories.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 50
Overview Collection contains reprints of installation stories that appeared in Burroughs or other publications.

Burroughs Corporation records. Mechanical library.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 56
Overview The mechanical library was essentially a set of service books that described each machine. There were variations like instruction books, symbol lists, shop tool lists, and feature prints (blueprints). These were kept by the patent department. The way Burroughs identified different machines changed over the years, and sometimes included a style #, a class #, a series #, or any combination of these.

Burroughs Corporation records. Pasinski family papers

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 62
Overview The Pasinski family papers include material from Walter J. and Arthur Michael Pasinski, a father and son who worked in the Engineering Department at Burroughs.

Burroughs Corporation records. Policies and procedures correspondence

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 70
Overview Collection consists mainly of external correspondence relating to questions on company policy. The index is arranged chronologically by date of letter or memo, and lists a phrase or sentence to describe the correspondence.

Burroughs Corporation records. Product planning records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 76
Overview Series contains survey reports of the accounting and data processing industry.

Burroughs Corporation records. Reference photographs

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 78
Overview Collection of black and white prints, negatives, color prints, photocopies, tear sheets, correspondence, memoranda, special newspapers, transparencies, and advertising samples selected from the various image collections by the Burroughs Archives staff.

Burroughs Corporation records. Sales Conventions records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 82
Overview Collection contains information on sales conventions in 1905, 1907, 1924, plus some miscellaneous items related to the sales conventions, including the All Star Club.

Burroughs Corporation records. Sales records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 83
Overview Collection contains mostly ledger sheets of Burroughs Adding Machine Company’s sales agencies, but also includes those of the Atlantic Compress Company (a Burroughs authorized warehouse), and of the General Adding Machine Exchange (a division of Burroughs).

Burroughs Corporation records. Salesmen's manuals and literature

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 84
Overview Collection contains manuals produced by Burroughs to educate and encourage salesmen that cover a variety of topics from salesmanship to product information.

Burroughs Corporation records. Salesmen's papers

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 85
Overview Collection contains personal papers of several salesmen employed by Burroughs Corporation.

Burroughs Corporation records. Serial publications

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 88
Overview Collection consists of serials, magazines, and periodic pamphlets that Burroughs Corporation published in-house.

Burroughs Corporation records. Universal Adding Machine Company records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 104
Overview Collection consists primarily of financial records, including summaries, examinations of accounts, and ledger pages.

CURTA literature.

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Identifier: CBI 180
Overview The collection consists of published articles on the CURTA, as well as its inventor, Curt Herzstark. Other materials include advertisements, brochures and manuals for the CURTA, and copied photographs of the “Lilliput,” the precursor to the CURTA.