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Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs Adding Machine Company standard practices manuals

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 93
The collection contains the 1921 and 1951 manuals of standardized accounting practices for those employees of Burroughs Corporation who worked with the books.
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

  • 1921, 1951

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

1 box (0.4 cubic feet)

Overview

Contains manuals of standardized accounting practices for the employees of Burroughs Adding Machine Company’s accounting department.

Historical Note

It was expedient for Burroughs Corporation to have a standardized way to record, and, therefore, understand and compare, their various financial and business records.

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. Burroughs Adding Machine Company Standard Practices Manuals, 1921, 1951. 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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