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Burroughs Corporation records. Financial collection

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 43
This is an artificial grouping of several small financial collections of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company (BAM) and Burroughs Corporation. Materials include: accounts payable (1950-1955) and bills receivable (1905) ledger books, wage books and time cards (1910-1923), charts of accounts and balance sheets.
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

  • 1905-1955

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

3 boxes (1.33 cubic feet)

Overview

This is an artificial grouping of several small financial collections of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company (BAM) and Burroughs Corporation. Materials include: accounts payable and bills receivable ledger books, wage books and time cards, charts of accounts and balance sheets.

Historical Note

From the time of the American Arithmometer Company, when the books were done by hand in pen and ink, to the financial computerized records of the Burroughs Corporation by the time in merged with Sperry in 1986, financial information has been the backbone of Burroughs Corporation. A few of the early financial records have been saved.

Arrangement of Collection

The materials are arranged into the following groups:
  1. Miscellaneous Financial Records
  2. Burroughs Adding Machine Company (BAM) Financials

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. Financial Collection, 1905-1955. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995; Updated by Kevin Irving, April 2006.
Date
July 2006
Language of description
English

Collecting Area Details

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Contact:

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