Burroughs Flowcharting Template

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Description
This clear plastic flowcharting template has over thirty symbols cut out of it. 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 paper envelope explains the symbols. A mark on the object reads: B. The logo is one that Burroughs Corporation first used in commerce in 1947 and registered in 1969. Another mark reads: THE FLOWCHART TEMPLATE CONTAINED IN THIS ENVELOPE 9/0 IS A SERVICE OF BURROUGHS CORPORATION. . . . Another mark on the envelope mentions Burroughs computers E103, B205, B220, B260, B270, B251, and B5000. This combination of products dates the template to roughly 1965.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1965
maker
Burroughs Corporation
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .1 cm x 24.5 cm x 13.3 cm; 1/32 in x 9 21/32 in x 5 1/4 in
ID Number
2005.0055.14
accession number
2005.0055
catalog number
2005.0055.14
Credit Line
Gift of Sherman L. and Marjorie A. Naidorf
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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