Burroughs Corporation Records.
Financial Collection, 1905-1955. Finding Aid.
records. Financial collection
3 boxes (1.33
CBI 90, Series 43
This is an artificial
grouping of several small financial collections of the Burroughs Adding Machine
Company (BAM) and Burroughs Corporation. Materials include: accounts payable
and bills receivable ledger books, wage books and time cards, charts of
accounts and balance sheets.
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, Financial Collection (CBI 90), Charles
Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
The materials are arranged into the following groups:
- Miscellaneous Financial Records
- Burroughs Adding Machine Company (BAM) Financials
From the time of the American Arithmometer Company, when the books
were done by hand in pen and ink, to the financial computerized records of the
Burroughs Corporation by the time in merged with Sperry in 1986, financial
information has been the backbone of Burroughs Corporation. A few of the early
financial records have been saved.
Collection Scope and Content Note
This is an artificial grouping of several small financial collections
of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company (BAM) and Burroughs Corporation.
Materials include: accounts payable (1950-1955) and bills receivable (1905)
ledger books, wage books and time cards (1910-1923), charts of accounts and
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
Adding Machine Company -- Accounting.
Corporation -- Accounting.
- Office equipment and supplies
Box and Folder List
Miscellaneous Financial Records
Accounts Payable Ledger Books, 1950-1955. Box 1
Bills Receivable Ledger Book, 1905. Box 3
Burroughs Adding Machine Company (BAM) Financials
Balance Sheets and Financial Statements, 1905-1920. Box 2, Folder 1-10
Balance Sheets and Financial Statements, 1908. Box 3
Chart of Accounts, 1918-1947 [scattered]. Box 2, Folder 11-15
Personal Wage Books and Time Cards, 1910-1913, 1923. Box 2