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Burroughs Corporation records

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Identifier: CBI 90
Overview The collection contains the records of the Burroughs Corporation, and its predecessors the American Arithmometer Company and Burroughs Adding Machine Company. Materials include corporate records, photographs, films and video tapes, scrapbooks, papers of employees and records of companies acquired by Burroughs.

Burroughs Corporation records. Advertising samples.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 1
Overview Burroughs Corporation advertised from almost the very beginning of their business. The advertisements in the collection cover many decades and often reflect many of the societal attitudes of the time.

Burroughs Corporation records. Analysis of competitor products (competitive information) and competitors’ product literature.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 4
Overview The collection contains "Competitor Information" sheets, compiled by staff at Burroughs, which include information about competitor adding machine and computer companies and their products. The collection also contains product literature files on Burroughs’ competitors.

Burroughs Corporation records. Annual meeting records.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 5
Overview Collection contains scripts and speeches from the stockholders' annual meetings of 1967-1983.

Burroughs Corporation records. Annual report photographs.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 6
Overview This collection contains images used in Burroughs' annual reports.

Burroughs Corporation records. Annual reports.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 7
Overview Collection contains the Burroughs annual reports dating from 1923 to 1985. From 1923-1952, the company was known as the Burroughs Adding Machine Company, and from 1953 to 1985, as Burroughs Corporation. It merged with Sperry Corporation in 1986 to become Unisys Corporation. This collection includes a full run of annual reports for the dates listed, and also contains audio tapes of the annual reports from 1977-1985.

Burroughs Corporation records. Artifacts.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 8
Overview Collection consists of two categories of artifacts: those that were on the Coleman Display Table and Miscellaneous Artifacts. Burroughs had saved a few circuit boards from their computers of the 1950's and 1960's as display pieces that later ended up in the company archives. These are part of this collection along with a few code cards and some miscellaneous pieces.

Burroughs Corporation records. Biography files.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 10
Overview This collection is divided into two series based on subject content and physical size. The Biography Files series includes folders on many employees at Burroughs. While a great majority of the employees represented were executives, there are also a few folders of workers from the early days of the company, including William S. Burroughs. The Oversized Files series consists mostly of William S. Burroughs' patents.

Burroughs Corporation records. Black box photograph collection.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 11
Overview The collection contains early photographs of American Arithmometer Company, Burroughs Adding Machine Company, Burroughs Corporation, Boyer Machine Company, and Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company employees and facilities. The images include production facilities, sales meetings, and employee activities including company-sponsored athletics. The collection contains extensive documentation of Burroughs Adding Machine Company's, later Burroughs Corporation's, headquarters in Detroit, Michigan.

Burroughs Corporation records. Book publications.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 12
Overview Collection consists of various books published by Burroughs Corporation, and later Unysis, arranged in alphabetical order.

Burroughs Corporation records. Branch office photographs

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 13
Overview This series contains photographs of Burroughs branch offices throughout the world.

Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs and Sperry merger records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 14
Overview This series contains materials related to the Burroughs/Sperry merger in 1986.

Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs Bulletin photographs

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 15
Overview This series contains 8x10 black and white photographs published in the Burroughs Bulletinbetween August 1947 and August 1952.

Burroughs Corporation records. Burroughs Machines, Ltd. records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 16
Overview Series contains ledger books dating 1909-1926 and annual reports dating 1966-1974 from the Burroughs Corporation's British subsidiary, Burroughs Machines, Ltd.

Burroughs Corporation records. Control Instrument Corporation records

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Identifier: CBI 90, series 19
Scope and Content Note Collection contains technical literature, engineering notebooks and logs, some correspondence, and a patent infringement report.

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.

Burroughs Corporation records. Corporate and recruiting brochures.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 20
Overview Collection contains brochures concerning the company's cooperative education program, about different locations in the United States and other countries, recruitment, and different company divisions.

Burroughs Corporation records. Corporate events.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 21
Overview Collection contains information about Burroughs "Corporate Events," these consisting mostly of retirement parties for the top executives of the company, and special visitors invited by the company.

Burroughs Corporation records. Corporate identity studies.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 22
Overview Collection contains documentation of four corporate identity studies.

Burroughs Corporation records. Corporate market development group.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 23
Overview Collection contains competitor company profiles (1983) as well as a market databook (1984) and a report on worldwide information processing industry trends (1984).

Burroughs Corporation records. Cumbernauld Plant technical literature.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 27
Overview Collection contains reports from the Cumbernauld, Scotland plant about several different computers.

Burroughs Corporation records. Decisions in force.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 28
Overview Collection contains the rule and regulation decisions on sales that were issued from 1911-1958.

Burroughs Corporation records. Defense, Space, and Special Systems group.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 29
Overview Collection includes the Independent Research and Development reports from 1965-1971 for the Defense, Space, and Special Systems group of Burroughs Corporation.

Burroughs Corporation records. Defense/government photographs

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 111
Overview Series contains photographs, negatives and transparencies of Burroughs products created and marketed to the defense industry and the United States Government, as well as photographs of defense and government projects.

Burroughs Corporation records. Detroit area divisions records.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 30
Overview Collection contains several types of reports from the Detroit area divisions of Burroughs Corporation.

Burroughs Corporation records. Distributive organization records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 32
Overview Series contains one folder of mostly historical material on the sales department and how the distributive organization worked.

Burroughs Corporation records. Early office machine photographs

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 33
Overview Collection contains black and white photographs and a few black and white and color negatives featuring many of Burroughs' early adding machines, calculators, listing machines, and typewriters.

Burroughs Corporation records. Early office machine product and technical literature.

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Identifier: CBI 90, series 34
Overview Collection contains manuals and brochures and technical publications for Burroughs' early office machines, including the adding machine, bookkeeping machine, various calculators, etc.

Burroughs Corporation records. ElectroData division photograph collection

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 35
Overview Series contains photographs and negatives from the ElectroData Division of Burroughs Corporation.

Burroughs Corporation records. ElectroData Division records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 36
Overview Collection contains memos, reports, correspondence, and subject files and is arranged in series according to the origin or type of documentation.

Burroughs Corporation records. Electronic Control Division and Electronic Instrument Division records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 37
Overview Series contains a miscellaneous subject file of the Electronic Control Division and Electronic Instrument Division of Burroughs Corporation.