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Burroughs Corporation records. Gregory Publishing Company Burroughs manuals.

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 47
The collection contains manuals (saved by Burroughs Corporation) that were published separately and independently by Gregory Publishing Company. They are manuals dealing with programming languages and software and Burroughs large computers, including the B6700, the B7000/B6000/B5000 families. The manuals concentrate on the programming languages (ALGOL and COBOL), but also contain a primer on CANDE, WFL, and the DMSII system.
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

  • 1976-1983

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 (0.8 cubic feet)

Overview

Collection contains manuals for several large scale Burroughs computer systems published by the Gregory Publishing Company.

Historical Note

The Gregory Publishing Company was located in Sonoma, CA, and Donald J. Gregory wrote many of the manuals himself, although other authors included: Larry McQuown, Joe Joseph, and James Cogan.

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. Gregory Publishing Company Burroughs Manuals, 1976-1983. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995.
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English

Collecting Area

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

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