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Burroughs Corporation records. Policies and procedures correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 70
Collection consists mainly of Burroughs Adding Machine Company internal correspondence relating to questions on company policy and an index to this correspondence. This policy and procedure correspondence covers only the first year of the firm's operation as the Burroughs Corporation. Topics include: overtime pay, jury duty, orders, methods of payment, schedules, contracts, bonuses, etc.
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

  • 1919-1957

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 (1.0 cubic feet)

Overview

Collection consists mainly of external correspondence relating to questions on company policy. The index is arranged chronologically by date of letter or memo, and lists a phrase or sentence to describe the correspondence.

Historical Note

Burroughs Adding Machine Company, later Burroughs Corporation, kept a record of company correspondence regarding policies and procedures.

Arrangement of Collection

The correspondence is arranged chronologically. The index is arranged chronologically by date of letter or memo, and lists a phrase or sentence to describe the correspondence.

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. Policies and Procedures Correspondence, 1919-1957. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995. Updated by Kevin Irving, April 2006.
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English

Collecting Area

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-624-5050