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IBM X20-8020-1 Flowcharting Template UM 010

IBM X20-8020-1 Flowcharting Template U/M 010

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This blue-green plastic template has twenty-six holes, with an underlying grid of lines. Along the top is a scale of inches divided to tenths of inches. Along the bottom is a scale of inches divided to eighths of inches. A mark on the template reads: FLOWCHARTING TEMPLATE X20-8020-1 U/M 010. Another mark reads: IBM.
The blue and white paper sleeve explains the symbols used. A mark in pencil on it reads: R. Brill. The envelope also touts the IBM System 360 Flowchart Program.
This flowchart and its sleeve are shown in a 1969 IBM publication.
IBM, IBM Data Processing Techniques, Flowcharting Techniques, White Plains, New York: IBM, 1969, esp. p. 3, 7.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Logic Template
date made
ca 1969
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
overall:.2 cm x 26 cm x 10.8 cm; 3/32 in x 10 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Credit Line
Gift of Joan P. Nichols
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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