American Arithmometer Company
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
This collection is divided into two series based on subject content and physical size. The Biography Files series includes folders on many employees at Burroughs. While a great majority of the employees represented were executives, there are also a few folders of workers from the early days of the company, including William S. Burroughs. The Oversized Files series consists mostly of William S. Burroughs' patents.
The collection contains early photographs of American Arithmometer Company, Burroughs Adding Machine Company, Burroughs Corporation, Boyer Machine Company, and Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company employees and facilities. The images include production facilities, sales meetings, and employee activities including company-sponsored athletics. The collection contains extensive documentation of Burroughs Adding Machine Company's, later Burroughs Corporation's, headquarters in Detroit, Michigan.
Collection contains manuals and brochures and technical publications for Burroughs' early office machines, including the adding machine, bookkeeping machine, various calculators, etc.
Collection consists of articles and manuscripts discussing different aspects of American Arithmometer Company, Burroughs Adding Machine Company, and Burroughs Corporation history.
Collection consists of correspondence to and from various members of the Langhorne family.
Collection contains information on patents obtained by William S. Burroughs and many his early competitors, including Dorr E. Felt; Burroughs typewriters; and the Gidion Sewing Machine Company which Burroughs was interested in purchasing. It also has information on various Burroughs logos and trademarks used throughout the years.
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.
- Computer industry 3
- Office equipment and supplies industry 3
- Photographs 3
- Accounting machines. 2
- Bookkeeping machines. 2
- Accounting machines -- Patents. 1
- Banks and banking -- Automation. 1
- Bookkeeping machines -- Patents. 1
- Business records. 1
- Calculators 1
- Computer industry -- History. 1
- Computer industry -- Pictorial works. 1
- Computers 1
- Computers -- History. 1
- Computers -- Pictorial works. 1
- Computers -- Research. 1
- Executives. 1
- Industries -- Michigan -- Detroit. 1
- Logos (Symbols) 1
- Logotypes (Printing) 1 + ∧ less