Burroughs Corporation records. Thomas Butler papers
Scope and Content Note
This series contains Thomas Butler's notes and drawings of the schematic during the Sensimatic's development in 1935-1937, and his patent (#2629549) dated 1953.
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.
- 1935-1937, 1953
- Butler, Thomas M. (Person)
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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).
Thomas Butler was an engineer with Burroughs who worked on the development of the Sensimatic. When this machine was released during the late 1940s and early 1950s, it was an immediate hit, and became one of Burroughs' biggest all-time sellers.
1 box (0.25 cubic feet)
Series contains Thomas Butler's notes and drawings of the schematic during the Sensimatic's development in 1935-1937, and his patent (#2629549) dated 1953.
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Burroughs Corporation Records. Thomas Butler Papers, 1935-1937, 1953. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, August 1995.
- June 2006
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