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Legal, 1963-1981


Scope and Contents

Legal files consist mainly of materials related to the antitrust case ADR filed against International Business Machines (IBM) in 1969 and settled in 1970. Materials include court documents, reports, press clippings, press releases, and product information for the ADR products AUTOFLOW and ROSCOE and IBM competitor products. Also included are materials related to an industry survey regarding marketing software in competition with IBM, which was commissioned by ADR and conducted by the Response Analysis Corporation. More information about the ADR products AUTOFLOW and ROSCOE can be found in the Products, Marketing, and Sales files. Information on the 1969-1982 United States v. IBM antitrust suit can be found in the personal papers of Martin A. Goetz (CBI 159).


  • 1963-1981


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Access to the collection is unrestricted.


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).

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Elmer L. Andersen Library
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