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Burroughs Corporation records. Lawrence Bewley papers.

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 9
Lawrence Bewley's project files contain materials regarding the Burroughs 220 Computer, the Burroughs 205 Computer, Cardatron and general project files. The Burroughs 220 Computer materials create the bulk of the collection and includes schematics for power supply and project activity reports. The Burroughs 205 Computer materials documents his work on this project and the Cardatron items documents his work on this card converter intended to function with IBM equipment. The General Project Files include information not directly related to the three specific projects.
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

  • 1953-1960

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

2 boxes (0.8 cubic feet))

Overview

Documents Lawrence Bewley's work on the Burroughs B 220 and B 205 computer series, the Cardatron series, and other projects for ElectroData.

Historical Note

Lawrence Bewley earned a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1953 from the University of California. He started working at Consolidated Engineering Corporation that same year. He continued in Schematics, working with ElectroData before and after it was acquired as a division of Burroughs Corporation in 1956. He became Project Manager for the Burroughs 220 computer in August 1958.

Arrangement of Collection

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:
  1. Burroughs 220 Computer
  2. Burroughs 205 Computer
  3. Cardatron
  4. General Project Files

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. Lawrence Bewley Papers, 1953-1960. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, August 1995.
Date
1995
Language of description
English

Collecting Area

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-624-5050