Burroughs Flowcharting Template


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.

Date Made: ca 1965

Maker: Burroughs Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of Sherman L. and Marjorie A. Naidorf

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2005.0055.14Accession Number: 2005.0055Catalog Number: 2005.0055.14

Object Name: Logic Template

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-b7b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1292973

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