Adding Machine, Burroughs; Burroughs Adding Machine Company; 1930-1970; WY.2001....

Name/Title

Adding Machine, Burroughs

About this object

This is a Burroughs Adding Machine which was a precursor to the modern calculator. This particular one came from a dairy factory in the Lower Mataura Valley, however, we have yet to identify which one.

Maker

Burroughs Adding Machine Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1930-1970

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, Michigan, Wayne County, Detroit

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, synthetic, plastic
inorganic, processed material, metal, steel
inorganic, processed material, metal, stainless steel

Inscription and Marks

Makers plate on back: 'BURROUGHS ADDING MACHINE CO
DETRIOT MICHIGAN
MADE IN U.S.AMERICA'

Measurements

h 265 mm x w 520 mm x d 400 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Machinery and Tools

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Subject and Association Keywords

Industry and Manufacturing

Object Type

information processing equipment

Object number

WY.2001.4.1

Copyright Licence  

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