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Burroughs Corporation Records. Martin Shuler Papers, 1952-1954. Finding Aid.

Summary Information
Title: Burroughs Corporation records. Martin Shuler papers
Dates: 1952-1954
Creator: Shuler, Martin
Extent: 2 boxes (0.8 cubic feet)
Language: English
Collection Number: 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.

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.

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, Martin Shuler Papers (CBI 90), Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.


Biographical Note

Martin Shuler worked in the Computer Division of the Consolidated Engineering Corporation. He left the company before it split off as ElectroData and was then acquired by Burroughs Corporation.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Shuler was one of the people at CEC who corresponded with Ernst Selmer, a Norwegian scientist. The minutes of various CEC committees discuss all issues relating to the production of the CEC computer, including technical aspects, customers and staff activities. The Activities Reports document interactions with customers and ongoing work at other companies.

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.
  • Shuler Martin.
  • Selmer, Ernst Westerlund, 1890-
  • Consolidated Engineering Corporation. Computer Division.
  • Computer engineering.
Box and Folder List
 Location  Title
Box 1
CEC Computer Division: Staff Meeting Minutes, 1953.  Box 1, Folder 1
 
CEC Computer Division: Computer Coordination Meeting Minutes, 1952.  Box 1, Folder 2
 
CEC Computer Division: Computer Coordination Meeting Minutes, 1953.  Box 1, Folder 3
 
CEC Computer Division: Division Organization, 1953.  Box 1, Folder 4
 
CEC Computer Division: Engineer's Manual and Notes, 1952-1954.  Box 1, Folder 5
 
ElectroData Corporation and CEC: Activities Reports, 1953.  Box 1, Folder 6
 
ElectroData Corporation and CEC: Activities Reports, 1954.  Box 1, Folder 7
 
Correspondence and Reports, Coding, 1952.  Box 1, Folder 8
 
Reports on Trips to other Companies, 1952-1953.  Box 1, Folder 9
Box 2
Ernst Selmer Correspondence, 1952-1953.  Box 2, Folder 1-3
 
Ernst Selmer Notes on Computation, 1952.  Box 2, Folder 4