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Market and product reports collection

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 55

Scope and Content Note

Collection contains reports on the United States and international computer and electronics industries and markets as well as evaluations of specific computers, peripherals, and software published by a variety of market research firms. Contains reports about computer hardware, software, systems, and computer-related industries primarily in the United States that originated from numerous consulting firms. Index entries have been made for all consulting firms and publications with at least 0.4 cubic feet of material in the collection. Manuals and product literature originating from the manufacturer may be found in Product Manuals (CBI 60) and Computer Product Literature (CBI 12), respectively.

Dates

  • 1963-2005

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access to materials:

Reports of some consulting firms are restricted. Please consult the archives staff for details

Copyright:

All materials in the collection are covered by a prior copyright. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Historical Note

This collection was formed at the Charles Babbage Institute to readily accommodate numerous accessions of reports by consulting firms related to computer hardware, software, systems, and the computer industry by a number of individuals and institutions.

Extent

118 boxes (114.25 cubic feet)

Abstract

Collection contains reports on the United States and international computer and electronics industries and markets as well as evaluations of specific computers, peripherals, and software published by a variety of market research firms. Contains reports about computer hardware, software, systems, and computer-related industries primarily in the United States that originated from numerous consulting firms.

Arrangement of Collection

Reports are arranged chronologically by name of consulting firm.

Physical Location

This collection is stored off site and requires 3 days' notice for retrieval.

Acquisition:

The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation and a number of other donors in numerous accessions.
Title
Market and Product Reports Collection, 1963-2005. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Kevin D. Corbitt, February 1998.
Date
1998
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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Contact:

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