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Burroughs Corporation records. Press releases

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 72
The collection consists of press releases from the Burroughs Corporation that document their computer products and employee promotions dated from 1947-1987. Press releases covers The press releases covers 1947-1987, except 1985-1986. The 1987 materials refer to the Unisys Corporation.

Divisional and group press releases covers 1947-1987 and include some miscellaneous press releases not include with the general press releases. The index is to the general press releases that begins in 1956 and continues through 1984 except for 1975. Machine-readable files of the press release indexes are available for access to specific topics. There are no indices for the divisional and group press releases.
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

  • 1947-1987

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

16 boxes (16 cubic feet)

Overview

Collection consists of press releases (1947-1987) of the Burroughs Corporation that document their computers and other products, announcements, and employee promotions.

Historical Note

The Burroughs Press Releases were produced by the publicity department and organized by corporate communications.

Arrangement of Collection

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:
  1. Press Releases
  2. Divisional and Group Press Releases
  3. Index

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. Press Releases, 1947-1987. 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:

612-624-5050