Burroughs Corporation records. Early office machine product and technical literature.
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains manuals and brochures and technical publications for Burroughs' early office machines, including the adding machine, bookkeeping machine, various calculators, etc.
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.
- Creation: 1900-1966
- Burroughs Corporation (Organization)
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Access to materials:
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 machines often were accompanied by several manuals, including those aimed at the customers, and those for the technical department. Relatively few of these remain today, as the vast majority of the product literature is about Burroughs computers.
7 boxes (2.75 cubic feet)
Collection contains manuals and brochures and technical publications for Burroughs' early office machines, including the adding machine, bookkeeping machine, various calculators, etc.
Arrangement of Collection
The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:
- Manuals by machine name
- Manuals by title
- Practice problems by machine type
- Practice problems by title
- Technical literature
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Burroughs Corporation Records. Early Office Machine Product and Technical Literature, 1900-1966. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995; revised by Carrie Seib, December 2003.
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