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Burroughs Corporation records. Decisions in force.

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 28
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.
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

  • 1911-1958

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

1 box (0.2 cubic feet)

Overview

Collection contains the rule and regulation decisions on sales that were issued from 1911-1958.

Historical Note

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.

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. Decisions in Force, 1911-1958. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995.
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English

Collecting Area

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-624-5050