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Burroughs Corporation records. Jay Conne papers. Strike crime reports

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 96

Scope and Content Note

Jay Conne's collection contains computer printouts, memos, and correspondence relating to the aforementioned strike. Most of them refer to the violence and vandalism the strikers used against Burroughs Corporation and company property.

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

  • 1975

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).

Historical Note

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which represented about 180 Burroughs Field Engineers in New York, called a strike against Burroughs in August 1974 and the strike lasted through 1975. Jay Conne was the manager of Large Systems Education for Burroughs Corp. with an office in the New York Commercial District office Mid-town Manhattan. Mr. Conne was also an Auxiliary Police Officer in the 17th Precint and a witness to the violence of the strike.

Extent

1 box (0.2 cubic feet)

Abstract

Jay Conne's collected notes consisting of computer printouts, memos, and correspondence relating to the violence and vandalism against Burroughs during the strike of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) from 1974-1975 in New York.

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. Jay Conne Papers. Strike Crime Reports, 1975. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995 .
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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