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Burroughs Corporation records. PDA and PMA authorizations

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 67
Series contains Product Development Authorization (PDA) and Product Management Authorization (PMA) reports of many different projects at Burroughs from several departments.
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

  • 1967-1971

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 (2.5 cubic feet)

Overview

Series contains Product Development Authorization (PDA) and Product Management Authorization (PMA) reports of many different projects at Burroughs from several departments.

Historical Note

When new Burroughs products were in the development stage and working their way through research and testing, they were assigned a Product Development Authorization (PDA) and/or a Product Management Authorization (PMA) number. Sometimes projects were cancelled or renumbered.

Arrangement of Collection

The materials are arranged in numerical order by authorization order into two groups:
  1. Product Development Authorizations
  2. Product Management Authorizations

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. PDA and PMA Authorizations, 1967-1971. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995.
Date
July 2006
Language of description
English

Collecting Area

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-624-5050