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A limited number of copies of the AMERICAN DIGEST OF BUSINESS MACHINES (1924) is available.  Use the link on the home page to find out how to get your copy.

W. S. Burroughs

Welcome to the Burroughs Home Page

This site is dedicated to the memory of William Seward Burroughs (1870-1904) and the adding machine industry he helped to create.

The objective of this site is to provide information for collectors, both dedicated and casual, about the history of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company and it's products.

You may have come here to determine what your Burroughs adding machine might be worth.  If so, just go right to the "Values" page by clicking on this link. Values Link

Maybe your interest is in determining the date of manufacture of your machine.  If so, get the serial number and use this link. Mfg Date Link

If you are interested in obtaining a copy of the 600+ (original) page American Digest of Business Machines, published in 1924, use this link. Digest Link

Do you need a key? For your Class 1,2,3,4,6 machine? Use this link. Key Link

Do you have a Burroughs Cash Machine? If you do, there is a good chance there is still some cold, hard cash inside.  Follow the instructions on the following link. Cash Link

Are you interested in the advertisements of the adding machine companies over the years?  You can order a CD with over 600 advertisements in JPG and BMP format.  Follow the instructions on the following link. Advertisements Link

If you find yourself interested in the operation of the Burroughs Key Driven Calculators, you may want to purchase a photo copy of the "Instructions for Operating the Burroughs Calculator" manual that describes everything you need to know to add, subtract, divide and multiply on the machine. A very interesting manual with some history about the machine and the different models. Manual Link.

If you have questions about this site, W. S. Burroughs, or the adding machines he invented, please feel free to write me (Michael Hancock) at - adders@ix.netcom.com .

(Because this site is under construction, there may be some features that are currently marked "under construction".  The entire site layout has been made available so early visitors will be aware of the additions to be made for future reference.)

This page was last updated on 28 Mar 2006.