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Identifier: CBI 90, Series 102
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, memos and reports, and information on the construction of the Paoli Research Center, especially in the planning stages.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 106
Abstract 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.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 96
Abstract Jay Conne's collected notes consisting of computer printouts, memos, and correspondence relating to the violence and vandalism against Burroughs during the strike of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) from 1974-1975 in New York.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 80
Abstract Collection documents Project 2111, a solid-state magnetic tape and punched card data processor intended as a replacement for the B 205, contains information about other technical and administrative issues at the Pasadena facility, and includes drawings for the wired core storage program.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 79
Abstract Collection contains L.P. Robinson’s copy file (1957-1960), the custom engineering requests (1958-1959), the engineering division staff meeting minutes (1956-1960), and numerous weekly activities and project/progress reports.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 53
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence to and from various members of the Langhorne family.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 9
Abstract Documents Lawrence Bewley's work on the Burroughs B 220 and B 205 computer series, the Cardatron series, and other projects for ElectroData.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 54
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1961-1972, 1985
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 100
Abstract 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.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 90
Abstract Contains the minutes of various CEC committees discuss all issues relating to the production of the CEC computer, including technical aspects, customers and staff activities and activities reports that document interactions with customers and ongoing work at other companies. Also included is correspondence with Ernst Selmer on computation.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 56
Abstract The mechanical library was essentially a set of service books that described each machine. There were variations like instruction books, symbol lists, shop tool lists, and feature prints (blueprints). These were kept by the patent department. The way Burroughs identified different machines changed over the years, and sometimes included a style #, a class #, a series #, or any combination of these.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 57
Abstract Collection contains a variety of legal material, including patent and trademark research, court materials, specifications, system design information, agreements, brochures, and reports.
Identifier: CBI 90, series 58
Abstract Contains narration scripts for Burroughs presentations, 1948-1975.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 52
Abstract Collection contains the papers of Norman L. Kreuder, project engineer and section manager at Burroughs Corporation beginning in 1956.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 60
Abstract Contains mounted photographs of various sizes and unmounted photographs larger than 8 1/2x11" of Burroughs facilities, executives, and employees.
Dates: circa 1897-circa 1977
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 61
Abstract Collection contains research reports and memos, covering many computers and other machines that Burroughs produced.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 62
Abstract The Pasinski family papers include material from Walter J. and Arthur Michael Pasinski, a father and son who worked in the Engineering Department at Burroughs.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 63
Abstract Collection contains negatives of pictures Burroughs executives used on their passports.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 64
Abstract Collection contains information on patents obtained by William S. Burroughs and many his early competitors, including Dorr E. Felt; Burroughs typewriters; and the Gidion Sewing Machine Company which Burroughs was interested in purchasing. It also has information on various Burroughs logos and trademarks used throughout the years.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 65
Abstract Collection contains research and development requests and partial indices.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 66
Abstract Collection includes progress reports and research proposals, with a small amount of correspondence. Project reports describe work done for Burroughs at the Research Center in Paoli and the Engineering Research Institute at the University of Pennsylvania (in Philadelphia). There is also some administrative material on the research division’s activity.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 67
Abstract Series contains Product Development Authorization (PDA) and Product Management Authorization (PMA) reports of many different projects at Burroughs from several departments.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 68
Scope and Content Note Contains approximately 6000 negatives and prints of various sizes documenting Burroughs employees, facilities, events, awards, and products from 1949 to 1963. The amount of photographs taken decreased significantly after 1960 and a large number of negatives from late 1957 to mid-1958 were severely water damaged. Elements of information included for each image are: main subject, additional subjects, publication citation (if published), date of photograph, format of material...
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 69
Abstract Collection contains ledger books recording various business activities of the Pike Adding Machine Company before and after it became a subsidiary of Burroughs Adding Machine Company.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 70
Abstract Collection consists mainly of external correspondence relating to questions on company policy. The index is arranged chronologically by date of letter or memo, and lists a phrase or sentence to describe the correspondence.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 71
Abstract Collection consists of press clippings collected by the Burroughs Corporation that document their company, personnel, and products.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 72
Abstract Collection consists of press releases (1947-1987) of the Burroughs Corporation that document their computers and other products, announcements, and employee promotions.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 73
Abstract Collection contains style and price lists describing the basic features of each machine.
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 110
Abstract This series contains reports regarding Burroughs Corporation products.
Dates: 1951-1982; Majority of material found within ( 1973-1981)
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 74
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1910-1984; Majority of material found within (Bulk: 1961-1982)
- Collecting Area: Charles Babbage Institute Archives X
- Computer industry 41
- Computers 28
- Office equipment and supplies industry 25
- Computer engineering 13
- Computer industry -- Societies, etc. 11
- Computer industry -- United States 9
- Computer industry -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
- Photographs 9
- Computer input-output equipment 8
- Univac computer 8
- COBOL (Computer program language) 7
- Computer programming 7
- Computer user groups 7
- Electronic data processing -- Societies, etc. 7
- FORTRAN (Computer program language) 7
- Calculators 6
- Computer industry -- History -- Sources 6
- Computer storage devices 6
- Computers -- History -- Sources 6
- Computers -- History. 6 ∧ less
- English 347
- Multiple languages 5
- English 1
- Burroughs Corporation 99
- Burroughs Adding Machine Company 36
- Control Data Corporation 31
- International Business Machines Corporation 17
- American Federation of Information Processing Societies 15
- Association for Computing Machinery 15
- Sperry Rand (Corporation). Univac Division 13
- Charles Babbage Institute 10
- Engineering Research Associates 10
- Sperry Rand (Corporation) 10
- American Arithmometer Company 9
- ElectroData (Firm) 9
- Honeywell Inc. 9
- Remington Rand, Inc. 9
- United States. National Bureau of Standards 8
- General Electric Company 7
- Unisys Corporation 7
- Data Processing Management Association 6
- American National Standards Institute. 5
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 5 ∧ less