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Burroughs Corporation records. Legion of Honor records.

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 54
The collections contains information about awards given out each year and the annual convention. Convention materials include the itinerary, location information, and speeches.
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

  • 1961-1972, 1985

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

2 boxes (2 cubic feet)

Overview

Collections contains information about awards given out and the annual convention of the Legion of Honor, a group for top ranking sales representatives and field managers at Burroughs Corporation.

Historical Note

The Legion of Honor was a group of top-ranked sales representatives and field managers of the Burroughs Corporation. They had an annual convention at different hotels/country clubs around the country; it was a way for the company to say thank-you to its best salesmen. To get into the Legion of Honor, a salesman needed to make a quota, but also show the basic credentials of product knowledge, excellent sales campaigns, perseverance and zeal.

Arrangement of Collection

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:
  1. Conventions
  2. Awards

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. Legion of Honor Records, 1961-1972, 1985. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995.
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English

Collecting Area Details

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