Burroughs Corporation records. Decisions in force.
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains the rule and regulation decisions on sales that were issued from 1911-1958. Missing years include: 1918, 1920, 1923, 1925-1927, 1929-1939, 1941-1947 and 1949-1957.
These booklets were issued periodically, and if a new decision was made, it was printed and mailed to holders of the booklets, who were then expected to insert the updated pages.
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).
Burroughs Corporation (and Burroughs Adding Machine Company) had many regulations and rules about how sales were to be handled, what to do about consignments, repairs, allowances, competition, supplies, and advertising. These decisions were to be followed by all salesmen, sales managers, and other employees who worked in advertising, shipping, repairs, and other areas of the company.
1 box (0.2 cubic feet)
Collection contains the rule and regulation decisions on sales that were issued from 1911-1958.
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Burroughs Corporation Records. Decisions in Force, 1911-1958. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995.
- July 2005
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