Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division

About this collection

A selection of items from a collection that documents Sperry's UNIVAC Division and predecessor organizations including the Remington Typewriter Company, the Rand Kardex Company, and the Sperry Gyroscope Company. The content of the digital collection primarily includes product images of computers from the 1950s to 1970s. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

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The Story of the Typewriter
Presents history of the typewriter and introduces Sperry's new product, a word processor. Includes many historical photographs. Presented by Sperry Remington., 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sperry Commercials: Chairman Lyet
Chairman J. Paul Lyet addresses camera and talks about the importance of listening. Part of the "We understand how important it is to listen" campaign., Segment from original FC47. This film has been color corrected. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sperry Commercials: Little Mistakes
The importance of listening and Sperry's listening programs available to employees. Part of the "We understand how important it is to listen" campaign., Segment from original FC47. This film has been color corrected. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sperry Commercials: History of Listening
Examples of miscommunication throughout history and how listening programs should be setup in businesses and schools to learn how to listen more effectively. Part of the "We understand how important it is to listen" campaign., Segment from original FC47. This film has been color corrected. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sperry Commercials: Education
Listening in education and why Sperry is teaching its employees to listen. Part of the "We understand how important it is to listen" campaign., Segment from original FC47. This film has been color corrected. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sperry Commercials: Half Airtime
Explains how most people's listening skills are inefficient and Sperry is helping its employees listen for use in work and home. Part of the "We understand how important it is to listen" campaign., Segment from original FC47. This film has been color corrected. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sperry Commercials: Three Division
Describes various ways Sperry listens to its customers to learn more to support their needs. Part of the "We understand how important it is to listen" campaign., Segment from original FC47. This film has been color corrected. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Farming's Fabulous Future
Newscaster Chet Huntley describes the history of farming, current practices and future possibilities. Created by New Holland Machine Company, a division of Sperry Rand Corporation., This film has been color corrected. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Kirk Douglas Sperry Presentation compilation (edited)
A compilation tape depicting actor/spokesman Kirk Douglas in various settings, speaking to Sperry employees at the Go Club in Nassau, the set of his movie \"Tough Guys\" with Burt Lancaster and 4 Sperry commercials., Occasional dropout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Kirk Douglas Sperry employees address and commercials
Employees Address, Hangar (commercial), Rotunda (commercial), Board Room (commercial), Epcot (commercial)., Occasional dropout and head switching noise. Slight ghosting in employees address., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Young & Rubicam UNISYS Commercials
Reel of three UNISYS commercials. \"Creation\" :60 (:02), \"Scottsdale Rev 2\" :30 (1:07), \"Corporate/Banking\" :30 (1:41)., Occasional dropout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807