Burroughs Corporation records. United Foundations campaign records
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains correspondence regarding United Foundations and the Torch Drive campaign for the years 1959-1969 except for 1961.
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.
- Burroughs Corporation (Organization)
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The city of Detroit had decided that an umbrella organization, United Foundations, would handle most of the social and welfare charities and organizations in the city, and then run one, large, annual fund drive. Burroughs Corporation donated money to this annual campaign, the "Torch Drive," and employees could have contributions deducted from their checks.
1 box (0.2 cubic feet)
Contains correspondence regarding the United Foundation and the Torch Drive Campaign for the years 1959-1969 (missing 1961).
Arrangement of Collection
The materials are arranged in chronological order by year.
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Charities -- Michigan -- Detroit. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Burroughs Corporation Records. United Foundations Campaign Records, 1959-1969. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995.
- July 2005
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