Software and Documentation, Relational Systems Corporation, Personal Pearl


This software program, Personal Pearl, released in 1982 by Pearlsoft, a division of Relational Database International Systems, Inc. of Salem, Oregon, was distributed as "approved software" with Osborne computers. The binder contains the user's guide, reference card, update sheet, and seven 5.25" diskettes.

Personal Pearl was a database and report generation program for computers running the CP/M operating system. It was an easy to use menu-driven program for designing data entry forms and reports. One notable feature was the ability to identify common fields in multiple databases so that data updated in one database was updated in all databases. The software came with ready to use databases for appointment calendar, contact information directory, mailing list, and accounting journals.


"InfoWorld," September 27, 1982, p. 38. (Advertisement)

"InfoWorld," March 28, 1983, p. 88-92. (Product review)

Pearlsoft, is a division of Relational Systems International Corporation of Salem, Oregon

[last accessed 6-18-2019]

Date Made: 1982

Maker: Relational Database Systems, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Oregon, Salem

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers, Computers & Business Machines


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3098.047Catalog Number: 2012.3098.047Nonaccession Number: 2012.3098Serial Number: 3828

Object Name: software with documentation

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9 5/8 in x 8 in x 2 1/4 in; 24.4475 cm x 20.32 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_1696118

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