Burroughs Corporation records. Glen F. Nielsen papers
Scope and Content Note
Glen Nielsen's papers document some of the administrative work at ElectroData, immediately before and after the acquisition by Burroughs Corporation. His papers also reflect developmental work being done on products at ElectroData, including floating point technology, as well work being done at other companies.
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.
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Glen Nielsen graduated from Carnegie Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and did his advanced studies at Columbia University. He worked for IBM as a customer engineer, sales engineer, technical specialist, and associate engineer in Engineering and Systems Planning. Nielsen worked as a Technical Assistant to the Vice President before becoming head of the Development Engineering Department at ElectroData Corporation. He was a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
1 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection documents Nielsen’s administrative responsibilities as head of Development Engineering at ElectroData before and after its acquisition by Burroughs.
Arrangement of Collection
The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:
- Administrative Files
- Company and Customer Files
- Project Files
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Computer engineering Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- ElectroData (Firm)
- Nielsen, Glen F.
- Burroughs Corporation Records. Glen F. Nielsen Papers, 1955-1956. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, August 1995.
- July 2005
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