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Burroughs Corporation Records. Pike Adding Machine Company Records, 1903-1911. Finding Aid.

Summary Information
Title: Burroughs Corporation records. Pike Adding Machine Company records
Dates: 1903-1911
Creator: Pike Adding Machine Company
Extent: 4 boxes (3 cubic feet)
Language: English
Collection Number: 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.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991.

Access Restrictions:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Copyright:

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).

Preferred Citation:

Burroughs Corporation Records, Pike Adding Machine Company Records (CBI 90), Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.


Historical Note

Pike Adding Machine Company was started in 1903 in Orange, New Jersey and was an early competitor of Burroughs in the adding and calculating machine field. It was acquired by Burroughs Adding Machine Company in 1909.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of ledger books recording various business activities of the Pike Adding Machine Company before and after it became a subsidiary of Burroughs Adding Machine Company.

Related Material

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.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • 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 headings.
  • Office equipment and supplies industry.
  • Burroughs Adding Machine Company.
  • Pike Adding Machine Company.
Box and Folder List
 Location  Title
Box 4
Audited vouchers, 1904-1911.  Box 4
Box 3
Equipment sales and repairs, 1904-1908.  Box 3
Box 2
General ledgers, 1903-1911.  Box 2
Box 1
Journal, 1903-1911.  Box 1