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Academic computing collection

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Identifier: CBI 61
Overview Contains literature about computer hardware, software, and systems that originated or were developed at specific academic institutions. Since many universities can be identified with certain developments in information processing, this collection provides some access to information about projects (such as Project MAC, and the ILLIAC, ORDVAC, and Whirlwind computers) and systems (such as ALOHA). Information about any one topic is not necessarily comprehensive, e.g. there may be only a few items...

Alan J. Perlis papers

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Identifier: CBI 64
Overview Collection contains correspondence, class handouts, lecture notes and visual aids, published articles and reports, subject files, audio tapes and videotapes relating to Perlis' work in computer science education, programming languages, and compiler programs.

Albert E. Smith papers

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Identifier: CBI 17
Overview Collection contains correspondence, reports, notes, bibliographies, computer printouts, newsletters, publications, and other reference material largely relating to the Office of Naval Research's computing surveys.

Albrecht J. Neumann papers

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Identifier: CBI 83
Overview Collection consists of subject files created by Albrecht Neumann that document some aspects of his work with General Electric, as well as with other companies in the computer industry, and at the National Bureau of Standards.

American National Standards Institute. X3H2 records

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Identifier: CBI 168
Overview The ANSI X3H2 Records consist entirely of materials accumulated by Michael M. Gorman in his role as secretary to the committee, beginning with the first meeting in May 1978. The collection, which documents the H2 committee’s development of the NDL and SQL standards, includes three interrelated sets of documents: “Base Documents,” “Papers,” and meeting minutes.

Association for Computing Machinery Los Angeles Chapter, Special Interest Group on Programming Languages, Working Group 4, PL/I bulletins.

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Identifier: CBI 35
Overview Collection includes PL/I Bulletins 1 through 5, which contain editor's notes, references, a circulation list, correspondence, news items, working papers, programs, and discussion.

Association for Computing Machinery Records

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Identifier: CBI 205
Overview Records of this educational and scientific computing society founded in 1947 as the Eastern Association for Computing Machinery, documenting its administration, operations, projects and its Special Interest Groups (SIGs) which represent virtually every major area of computing. The bulk of the records date from the 1960s through the 1990s, although some older materials, dating back to 1947, are present. Records are from the major governing bodies of the ACM including president, executive...

Association for Systems Management. Twin Cities Chapter records

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Identifier: CBI 146
Overview Collection contains meeting minutes from monthly ASM directors’ meetings, newsletters, membership materials, and a small amount of committee records.

Auerbach Associates Market and Product Reports

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Identifier: CBI 30
Scope and Content Note Contains private consulting reports commissioned by government agencies and businesses on subjects including computer systems, peripherals, robots, software, computer input-output equipment, storage devices, terminals, magnetic tapes, optical character recognition devices, printers, punched card systems, and computer markets.

Access to reports under twenty years old is completely restricted. Additional restrictions may apply for reports commissioned by companies.

Betty Jo Ellis papers

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Identifier: CBI 106
Overview This collection includes Betty Jo Ellis' presentation on the jargon of computers and programming apparently presented at the 6th Annual Symposium on Computers and Data Processing in Estes Park, Colorado in 1959; correspondence and documentation related to the order code of the Institute for Advanced Study computer; collection of published cartoons related to computers and a poem about computers.

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. J. Jay Wolf papers

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 106
Overview This series includes information on many computers that Burroughs Corporation designed for the military, usually the Air Force and/or NASA to provide guidance for missiles or spacecraft.

Burroughs Corporation records. Legion of Honor records.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 54
Overview Collections contains information about awards given out and the annual convention of the Legion of Honor, a group for top ranking sales representatives and field managers at Burroughs Corporation.

Burroughs Corporation records. Lyle Thompson papers

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 100
Overview This collection contains reports, photographs, speeches and correspondence relating to early Burroughs research and development activities in the Philadelphia area in which Thompson was involved.

Burroughs Corporation records. Paoli area divisions records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 61
Overview Collection contains research reports and memos, covering many computers and other machines that Burroughs produced.

Burroughs Corporation records. Press releases

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 72
Overview Collection consists of press releases (1947-1987) of the Burroughs Corporation that document their computers and other products, announcements, and employee promotions.

Burroughs Corporation records. Product literature.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 74
Overview Collection contains manuals for a number of different Burroughs computer systems, including the B6700, the B7000/B6000/B5000 families, and large systems in general. They concentrate on the programming languages (ALGOL and COBOL), but also contain primers on CANDE, WFL, and the DMSII system.

Burroughs Corporation records. Product planning records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 76
Overview Series contains survey reports of the accounting and data processing industry.

Burroughs Corporation records. Reference photographs

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 78
Overview Collection of black and white prints, negatives, color prints, photocopies, tear sheets, correspondence, memoranda, special newspapers, transparencies, and advertising samples selected from the various image collections by the Burroughs Archives staff.

Burroughs Corporation records. Salesmen's manuals and literature

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 84
Overview Collection contains manuals produced by Burroughs to educate and encourage salesmen that cover a variety of topics from salesmanship to product information.

Burroughs Corporation records. Salesmen's papers

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 85
Overview Collection contains personal papers of several salesmen employed by Burroughs Corporation.

Burroughs Corporation records. Scientific Research Society of America, Burroughs branch records

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 86
Overview Collection contains yearbooks for the society from 1952-1957 and 1961-1962, a booklet with Information for Members, and a sheet of proceedings of the seventh annual convention of 1955.

Burroughs Corporation records. Serial publications

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 88
Overview Collection consists of serials, magazines, and periodic pamphlets that Burroughs Corporation published in-house.

Burroughs Corporation records. Slide collection

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 91
Overview Contains 35 mm color and black and white slides documenting some of the activities of Burroughs Corporation from the mid 1950s-mid 1970s.

Burroughs Corporation records. System Development Corporation records.

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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 98
Overview Collection contains the records of the System Development Corporation, including a history file with information about the RAND Corporation, the System Development Division, and the System Development Corporation. It also contains correspondence, meetings and minutes, symposiums and presentations, product literature, technical literature, reports on systems engineering, systems design, human-computer interaction, and user interfaces, and a subject file.

California Computer Products, Inc., and Century Data Systems, Inc., vs. International Business Machines Corporation records

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Identifier: CBI 2
Overview Photocopies of trial transcripts, trial exhibits, legal memoranda, and other legal documents relating to California Computer Products, Inc. vs. IBM Corporation. Although some items are missing from the collection, the records yield a complete picture of the lawsuit and issues involved. Also included is information about IBM's and CalComp's business practices, the practices of other computer companies in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and the "plug compatible" computer business based on IBM...