Artifact Details

Title

ElectroData Datatron 204 advertisement

Catalog Number

102646116

Type

Text

Date

1957

Publisher

Burroughs Corporation. Electrodata Division

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

other number 3021
other number 3030C

Extent

33 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/2 in.

Copyright Holder

Burroughs Corporation

Description

The brochure is the handbook for the Datatron electronic data processing systems computer Model 204, a general purpose, internally programmed, elctronic computer with magnetic drum storage. The brochure's front and back covers are printed in green and black on white paper with a black and white photograph of the Model 204 on the front cover and the stamp "Received Dec 9 1957 L. Wheaton Smith" faintly showing in the upper right corner. The company's logo is shown on the back cover. The handbook has a Table of Contents on the first inside page. Black and white photographs of Model 204 hardware, technical drawings and tables showing operation sequences, and lists of computer commands are provided throughout the inside pages. A two page insert, titled Datatron Command List, is included with the brochure, which also shows the stamp "Received Dec 9 1957 L. Wheaton Smith" in the upper right corner of the front and a black and white photograph of the Datatron computer.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

Burroughs Corporation; Knuth, Donald; Datatron Model 204 (Computer)

Credit

Gift of L. Wheaton Smith

Lot Number

X3127.2005