Burroughs Corporation Records. Jay
Conne Papers. Strike Crime Reports, 1975. Finding Aid.
records. Jay Conne papers. Strike crime reports
1 box (0.2
CBI 90, Series 96
Jay Conne's collected notes consisting of computer printouts,
memos, and correspondence relating to the violence and vandalism against
Burroughs during the strike of the International Brotherhood of Electrical
Workers (IBEW) from 1974-1975 in New York.
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, Strike Crime Reports (CBI 90), Charles
Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which
represented about 180 Burroughs Field Engineers in New York, called a strike
against Burroughs in August 1974 and the strike lasted through 1975. Jay Conne
was the manager of Large Systems Education for Burroughs Corp. with an office
in the New York Commercial District office Mid-town Manhattan. Mr. Conne was
also an Auxiliary Police Officer in the 17th Precint and a witness to the
violence of the strike.
Collection Scope and Content Note
Jay Conne's collection contains computer printouts, memos, and
correspondence relating to the aforementioned strike. Most of them refer to the
violence and vandalism the strikers used against Burroughs Corporation 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
- Conne, Jay
Corporation -- Employees.
- Strikes and lockouts.
Box and Folder List
Strike Crime, 1975. Box 1, Folder 1-2