Burroughs Flowcharting Template

Description
This blue-green plastic flowcharting template has over twenty flowcharting symbols. Scales relating to the design of punch cards are on the left side and the bottom, a scale of inches divided to tenths is at the top, and scales of sixths and eighths of inches are on the right edge. A mark on the object reads: B Burroughs. The logo combines two that Burroughs Corporation first used in commerce in 1947 and registered in 1969. Another mark reads: FLOWCHART (/) TEMPLATE (/) Conforms to (/) U. S. A. Standard (/) X3.5-1966 (/) 1031457 (/) Made in U. S. America. A new X3.5 standard for flowcharting templates was introduced in 1970.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1966-1970
maker
Burroughs
Burroughs Corporation
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .1 cm x 24 cm x 12.7 cm; 1/32 in x 9 7/16 in x 5 in
ID Number
2005.0055.13
catalog number
2005.0055.13
accession number
2005.0055
Credit Line
Gift of Sherman L. and Marjorie A. Naidorf
subject
Mathematics
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Flowcharting Templates
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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