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Burroughs Corporation Records. Reference Photographs, 1891-1985. Finding Aid.

Box and Folder List

 Location  Title
Box 1
Advertising, 1891-1985.  Box 1, Folder 1
Note Black and white prints, negatives, photocopies and advertising samples: includes first advertisement for Burroughs Registering Accountant by American Arithmometer Co., early advertising in national magazines, foreign advertising, and copies and examples of selected advertisements
 
American Arithmometer Company, 1899-1928.  Box 1, Folder 2
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and photocopies: includes American Arithmometer Co. facilities and employees in St. Louis, MO, American Arithmometer Sales Bulletin (1904), and article on Joseph Boyer and his role in Burroughs and Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co. (1928)
 
Athletics, 1908-1951.  Box 1, Folder 3
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and tear sheets: includes bowling league, golfing, boxing, baseball, tennis, men's and women's basketball, Burroughs Base Ball Park, Burroughs Gymnasium, Burroughs Tennis Courts
 
Automatic Teller Machine, undated.  Box 1, Folder 4
Note Color prints and negatives: in-bank and freestanding automatic teller machines at Quincy's National Banks
 
Awards, 1895-1984.  Box 1, Folder 5
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and tear sheets: includes external awards received at expositions (Panama California Exposition, San Diego, CA, 1915; Sesquicentennial International Exposition, Philadelphia, PA, 1926), for excellence (Army-Navy "E" Award, 1944; Michigan Week State Product Award, 1964), and community service (Detroit Urban League, 1966) and internal awards for sales (1920, 1960-1984) and achievement (1983)
 
Band, 1907-1909.  Box 1, Folder 6
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and photocopies: includes images of the Burroughs Band and articles about their concerts
 
Boyer Machine Company, 1899, 1915.  Box 1, Folder 7
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and photocopies: includes Boyer Machine Co. facilities and employees (1899) and article from The Burroughs (1915)
 
Burroughs Adding and Registering Company, Ltd., undated.  Box 1, Folder 8
Note Black and white print: Burroughs' oldest plant (Nottingham, England)
 
Centennial Dinner, 1985.  Box 2, Folder 1
Note Color prints, color slides, correspondence, and memoranda: includes a few candid shots, slide presentation, and correspondence and memoranda related to the dinner
 
Competitors, 1910, 1952.  Box 2, Folder 2
Note Black and white prints and a photocopy: includes Warren and Hollerith machines and adding machine cartoons
 
Contributions, 1918-1969.  Box 2, Folder 3-4
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and Burroughs Torchlighter newspapers: includes Liberty Loan Drive (circa 1918), Operation Detroit Christmas to Vietnam, United Foundation Torch Drive (1960s), Junior Achievement (1969)
 
Conventions, 1907-1950.  Box 2, Folder 5
Note Black and white prints: Banking convention (1907, 1912), Agency managers convention (circa 1924), Sales convention (1914), Japanese trade delegation (1909), F. Dame Farewell (1950)
Box 3
Departments and Divisions: International, 1909-1985.  Box 3, Folder 1
Note Black and white prints, negatives, color slides: includes images from Cuba, England, Sweden, Switzerland, Japan, India, Argentina, Uruguay, Netherlands, West Germany, France
 
Departments and Divisions: Inventions Department, 1907-circa 1950.  Box 3, Folder 2
Note Black and white prints and negatives: includes Inventions Department personnel (1907-1913) and Burroughs Research Center (circa 1950)
 
Departments and Divisions: Sales, 1914-1984.  Box 3, Folder 3
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and slides: includes Los Angeles branch, Honolulu branch, Italian sales force, sales training, sales dinners, sales calls
 
Detroit Factory Views, 1910-circa 1950.  Box 3, Folder 4-5
Note Black and white prints, negatives, color slides, and a transparency: includes apprentices, machine assembly, and drafting; see also Employees
Box 4
Elections Using Burroughs Equipment, circa 1900, 1960, 1964.  Box 4, Folder 1
Note Black and white prints and negatives: includes Buffalo election (circa 1900), Wisconsin primary tabulations at UPI (1960), and ABC election coverage (1964)
 
Employees, 1904-1985.  Box 4, Folder 2-3
Note Black and white prints, negatives, slides, and photocopies: includes employee group portraits, Detroit ground breaking, Inventions Department, Sales Department, Service Department, Centennial dinner; see also Centennial Dinner, Detroit Factory Views, Departments and Divisions: Inventions Department, Departments and Divisions: Sales
 
Employees: Clubs, 1914-1916, 1948, 1951.  Box 4, Folder 4
Note Black and white prints and negatives: includes Motorcycle Club (1914), Minstrel Club (1916), Students Club (1948), Peanut Bowling League (1951)
 
Employees: Events and Activities, circa 1905-circa 1975.  Box 4, Folder 5
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and memoranda: includes Burroughs Relief Association (1911), Flag Day Parade (1918), Halloween party (1927), sales convention (1907), advertising for various employee events, Family Night, Burroughs Week at Plymouth (1959), Newcomen dinner (circa 1975), Billion Dollar Commemoration dinner (1973), New York tribute to R. R. Eppert (1937), Detroit Public Library branch at Burroughs (circa 1905), Elizabeth Moore at Special Libraries Association meeting at Burroughs (circa 1975); see also Farms, Departments and Divisions: Sales, and Employees
Box 5
Exhibits and Trade Shows, circa 1905-1984. Box 5, Folder 1-3
Note Black and white prints, negatives, color prints, and correspondence: includes U.S. and Canadian trade shows, exhibit of duplicates of calculators given to Queen Elizabeth, Hannover Fair exhibit
 
Farms, 1927-1960.  Box 5, Folder 4-5
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and slides: includes dedication (1927) of Burroughs Farms Recreational Facilities and employee activities; see also Employees: Events and Activities
Box 6
Installations: Banks--International, 1950-1953, 1974.  Box 6, Folder 1
Note Black and white prints, color negatives, and correspondence: includes adding machine installations from Australia, Belgium, France, Ivory Coast, and New Zealand and computer installation in England
 
Installations: Banks--United States, 1907-1974.  Box 6, Folder 2
Note Black and white prints and negatives, color prints and negatives: includes adding machine and check sorter installations
 
Installations: Medical, 1968-1970.  Box 6, Folder 3
Note Black and white prints and color slides: includes computer and terminals in hospitals
 
Installations: Microfilm, 1952-1953.  Box 6, Folder 4
Note Black and white prints: includes microfilm installations in England
 
Installations: Other, 1947- circa 1960.  Box 6, Folder 5
Note  Black and white prints: includes adding machine installations at American Marietta, and Virginia Electric and Power, and computer installation at University of Sao Paulo EDP Center (Brazil)
 
Legion of Honor, 1962-1963.  Box 6, Folder 6
Note Black and white and color negatives: includes banquet and reception (1962) and Legion of Honor gifts and program (1963)
 
Machines with People, circa 1900-1984.  Box 6, Folder 7
Note Black and white prints and negatives, and color negatives and slides: includes images of Burroughs personnel or customers with adding machines or computers and adding machine or computer service calls
 
Magnetic Ink Character Recognition, undated.  Box 6, Folder 8
Note Black and white print: includes charts on MICR characters
 
Management, 1938-circa 1960.  Box 6, Folder 9
Note Black and white prints: includes Standish L. Backus, Ray R. Eppert, and Ray W. MacDonald
 
Millionth Machine, 1926.  Box 6, Folder 10
Note Black and white prints and negatives: includes assembly of millionth machine
 
Milwaukee Experiment, 1954.  Box 6, Folder 11
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and memoranda: includes images of students and teachers at various Milwaukee schools using abacus and adding machines, and similar studies in Wayne, MI and Birmingham, MI
 
Moon-Hopkins Billing Machine, circa 1920.  Box 6, Folder 12
Note Black and white prints and negatives: includes advertisement and machine with operator
Box 7
Office Settings, circa 1900-1952.  Box 7, Folder 1
Note Black and white prints, negatives, and color slides: includes office settings before and after introduction of adding machines
 
Products: Delivery, circa 1910-1975.  Box 7, Folder 2
Note Black and white prints and negatives, color prints and negatives, color slides: includes Burroughs delivery vehicles, rail shipments, corporate airplane and mobile computation units (such as the Datavan) in the United States and delivery vehicles in Africa, Hungary, England, the Netherlands, West Germany, India, and Argentina
 
Products: Montages, circa 1915-circa 1982.  Box 7, Folder 3
Note Black and white prints and negatives: includes images displaying multiple products
 
Publication Photos: An Idea Becomes an Industry, circa 1956.  Box 7, Folder 4
Note Black and white prints and transparencies: includes images of various aspects of Burroughs business
 
Radio Interference Laboratory, circa 1949-1956.  Box 7, Folder 5
Note Black and white prints: includes Radio Interference Laboratory, Engineering Laboratory (Detroit), and Research Division (Paoli, PA)
Box 8
Schools, 1910-1971.  Box 8, Folder 1
Note Black and white prints, color negatives, and inspector's examination rating: includes internal Burroughs schools in Japan, Brazil (Latin American Area Training School), England, and the United States and an external training school in the United States (National Alliance of Businessmen Training Center)
 
Trademarks, 1891-1985. Box 8, Folder 2-3
Note Black and white prints, color prints, color slides, photocopies and newspaper advertising: includes American Arithmometer Co., Burroughs Adding Machine Co., Burroughs Corporation, and Unisys Corporation logos, trademarks, and symbols
 
World Headquarters, 1904-1985.  Box 8, Folder 4
Note Black and white prints and negatives, color prints and negatives: includes images of buildings at Detroit
 
World Headquarters Signage, 1955, 1985.  Box 8, Folder 5
Note Black and white prints and negatives, color prints and negatives: includes changing of logos at Detroit in 1985