Burroughs Corporation records. Financial collection
Scope and Content Note
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.
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.
- Burroughs Corporation (Organization)
Language of Materials
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).
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.
3 boxes (1.33 cubic feet)
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.
Arrangement of Collection
The materials are arranged into the following groups:
- Miscellaneous Financial Records
- Burroughs Adding Machine Company (BAM) Financials
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Burroughs Adding Machine Company
- Office equipment and supplies industry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Burroughs Corporation Records. Financial Collection, 1905-1955. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995; Updated by Kevin Irving, April 2006.
- July 2006
- Language of description
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Collecting Area Details
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Minneapolis MN 55455