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Burroughs Corporation records. Glen F. Nielsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 59
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.
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

  • 1955-1956

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 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Overview

Collection documents Nielsen’s administrative responsibilities as head of Development Engineering at ElectroData before and after its acquisition by Burroughs.

Biographical Note

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).

Arrangement of Collection

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:
  1. Administrative Files
  2. Company and Customer Files
  3. Project Files

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.

Title
Burroughs Corporation Records. Glen F. Nielsen Papers, 1955-1956. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, August 1995.
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English

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