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Burroughs Corporation Records. Product Planning Records, 1950-1973. Finding Aid.

Summary Information
Title: Burroughs Corporation records. Product planning records
Dates: 1950-1973
Creator: Burroughs Corporation
Extent: 1 box (0.4 cubic feet)
Language: English
Collection Number: CBI 90, Series 76
Series contains survey reports of the accounting and data processing industry.

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, accession 991-35.

Access Restrictions:

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).

Preferred Citation:

Burroughs Corporation Records, Product Planning Records (CBI 90), Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Historical Note

Decisions at Burroughs on which products to produce often came after large amounts of research on the industry and the public.

Collection Scope and Content Note

This series contains survey reports of the accounting and data processing industry.

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.
  • Burroughs Adding Machine Company.
  • Burroughs Corporation.
  • Computer industry.
  • Computers.
  • Office equipment and supplies industry.
  • Product management.
  • New products.
Box and Folder List
 Location  Title
Box 1
The Accounting Machine Industry, 1950.  Box 1, Folder 1
The Data Processing Industry, Statistics, 1954-1973.  Box 1, Folder 2-4
Deposit Accounting in the Commercial Banking Industry, 1962.  Box 1, Folder 5
Industry Analysis, Card Handling Equipment, 1965.  Box 1, Folder 6
Reapproval of the Bank Market Phase II: Market Acceptance of Equipment, 1958.  Box 1, Folder 7
A Special Study of New York Bank Markets, 1959.  Box 1, Folder 8
Study of Bank Automation Market, 1959.  Box 1, Folder 9
Market Potential in Canadian Banks for the Proposed Low Cost MICR Amount Encoder, 1964.  Box 1, Folder 10