Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs Adding Machine Company standard practices manuals
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains the 1921 and 1951 manuals of standardized accounting practices for those employees of Burroughs Corporation who worked with the books.
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.
- Creation: 1921, 1951
- Burroughs Adding Machine Company (Organization)
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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).
It was expedient for Burroughs Corporation to have a standardized way to record, and, therefore, understand and compare, their various financial and business records.
1 box (0.4 cubic feet)
Contains manuals of standardized accounting practices for the employees of Burroughs Adding Machine Company’s accounting department.
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Burroughs Corporation Records. Burroughs Adding Machine Company Standard Practices Manuals, 1921, 1951. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995 .
- July 2005
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