Burroughs Corporation records. Control Instrument Corporation records
Scope and Content Note
Collection contains technical literature, engineering notebooks and logs, some correspondence, and a patent infringement report.
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.
- Burroughs Corporation (Organization)
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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).
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.
3 boxes (1.2 cubic feet)
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Burroughs Corporation Records. Control Instrument Corporation Records, 1948-1968. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995; revised Carrie Seib, December 2003.
- July 2005
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