Burroughs Corporation Records.
Robert G. Busse Scrapbook, 1941-1967. Finding Aid.
records. Robert G. Busse scrapbook
Busse, Robert G.
1 oversize box
CBI 90, Series 109
Collection contains one
scrapbook belonging to Robert G. Busse, salesman and manager at Burroughs
Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute.
Access and Use
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Robert G.
Busse in July 1998.
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, Robert G. Busse Scrapbook (CBI 90),
Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Robert G. Busse attended the University of Newark (Rutgers
University), graduating in 1938 with a degree in accounting and business
administration. He was hired as a salesman for Burroughs Adding Machine Company
New York division in 1938. He transferred to the Bridgeport, Connecticut staff
in 1945 and was appointed as zone supervisor of the Boston branch in 1948. He
became manager of the Kalamazoo, Michigan branch in 1949, and in 1952, manager
of the Wilmington, Delaware branch. In 1955, Burroughs instituted a new
department for cash registers at their Detroit headquarters, appointing Busse
Later, Busse transferred to Burroughs’ Indianapolis branch to become
district sales manager and went back to the home office in Detroit as financial
branch manager in 1968. Busse retired from Burroughs sometime in the 1970s.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection contains one scrapbook of photographs, clippings,
publications and letters documenting Robert G. Busse’s career at Burroughs
Adding Machine Company and Burroughs Corporation.
- 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.
- Sales personnel.
Box and Folder List
Burroughs Scrapbook, 1941-1967. Box 1