Burroughs Corporation Records.
Universal Adding Machine Company Records, 1900-1912. Finding Aid.
records. Universal Adding Machine Company records
Universal Adding Machine Company
1 box (1 cubic
CBI 90, Series 104
Collection consists primarily of financial records, including
summaries, examinations of accounts, and ledger pages.
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, Universal Adding Machine Company
Records (CBI 90), Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota,
The Universal Adding Machine Company was formed in St. Louis, MO,
where it became an early competitor of Burroughs Adding Machine Company. One of
Burroughs' first presidents, E. G. Langhorne, took over the presidency of
Universal when he left Burroughs. The company was taken over by Burroughs in
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection consists mainly of financial records of the Universal
Adding Machine Company, including summaries, examinations of accounts, ledger
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.
- Office equipment and supplies
Box and Folder List
Summaries of the Universal Adding Machine Company,
1908. Box 1, Folder 1
Machinery Depreciation of the Universal Adding Machine
Company, 1908. Box 1, Folder 2
Report on Examination of Accounts, 1906-1907. Box 1, Folder 3
Invoice of the Universal Adding Machine Company,
1908. Box 1, Folder 4
Current Accounts, Accounts Receivable, Profit & Loss
Ledger Sheets, 1904-1908. Box 1, Folder 5
Ledger Sheets, 1908-1912. Box 1, Folder 6
Ledger Sheets, 1904-1912. Box 1, Folder 7
General Journal, 1900-1912. Box 2