Artifact Details

Title

Burroughs B 5500 Information Processing System

Catalog Number

102641288

Type

Text

Date

1967

Publisher

Burroughs Corporation

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

other number 550011001

Extent

8 p.

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 10 7/8 in.

Copyright Holder

Burroughs Corporation

Description

The brochure introduces the B 5500 computer system as an advanced information processing system that improves on the predecessor systems--the B 500 and D 800 series. The brochure is printed in yellow, green, orange, and black on white paper and has been hole punched across the top for placement in a 3-ring binder. The front cover shows a full page, black and yellow photograph of a person working on the B 5500 at a desk. The back cover shows a black and white photogaph of the B 5500 and the company logo and address. The inside pages show full page, black and white photographs of people working on the B 5500 and at the centerfold a three page foldout showing a labeled, color-coded, diagram that explains the organization of the B 5500. Text contents include: Advanced concepts--proven in use; All these proven accomplishments, and more, have been build into the new, more powerful B 5500, giving you these important benefits:; Organization of the Burroughs B 5500; Burroughs support in depth for profitable operation; World's fastest, easiest to use mass random access device Burroughs on-line disk file.

Subject

FORTRAN II (Software); Fortran IV (Software); Burroughs Corporation; COBOL (Software); B 5500 (computer); promotional materials; ALGOL (Software)

Lot Number

X3067.2005