Burroughs Corporation Records.
Distributive Organization Records, 1886-1949. Finding Aid.
records. Distributive organization records
1 box (0.2
CBI 90, Series 32
Series contains one
folder of mostly historical material on the sales department and how the
distributive organization worked.
Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute.
Access and Use
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys
Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
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).
Burroughs Corporation Records, Distributive Organization Records (CBI
90), Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Over the years, the organization of the sales/distributive department
was changed. As Burroughs grew bigger, they needed more agencies, managers and
salesmen. The sales and distribution grew from the original three salesmen when
the company started to the hundreds of regional offices and managers and
thousands of salesmen Burroughs employed at the time of their merger with
Sperry Corporation in 1986.
Collection Scope and Content Note
This series contains one folder of mostly historical material on the
sales department and how the distributive organization worked.
This is one series of the Burroughs Corporation Records (CBI 90).
Please see the other series finding aids for further information regarding the
- This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog
of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about
related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these
Box and Folder List
Sales Department: Distributive Organization History,
1886-1949. Box 1, Folder 1