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Burroughs Corporation records. Control Instrument Corporation records

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, series 19
Collection contains technical literature, engineering notebooks and logs, some correspondence, and a patent infringement report.
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

  • 1948-1968

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

3 boxes (1.2 cubic feet)

Historical Note

Control Instrument Company, Inc., a company that produced electronic fire control equipment for the U.S. Navy, was based in Brooklyn, New York. It was acquired by Burroughs in 1951, mainly to give Burroughs a background in electronic research and development. It became a wholly owned subsidiary of Burroughs Corporation.

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.

Creator

Title
Burroughs Corporation Records. Control Instrument Corporation Records, 1948-1968. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995; revised Carrie Seib, December 2003.
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English

Collecting Area Details

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