Burroughs Corporation records. Universal Adding Machine Company records
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists mainly of financial records of the Universal Adding Machine Company, including summaries, examinations of accounts, ledger pages, etc.
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.
- Universal 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).
The Universal Adding Machine Company was formed in St. Louis, MO, where it became an early competitor of Burroughs Adding Machine Company. One of Burroughs' first presidents, E. G. Langhorne, took over the presidency of Universal when he left Burroughs. The company was taken over by Burroughs in 1908.
1 box (1 cubic foot)
Collection consists primarily of financial records, including summaries, examinations of accounts, and ledger pages.
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Office equipment and supplies industry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Burroughs Corporation Records. Universal Adding Machine Company Records, 1900-1912. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995.
- July 2005
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