Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division

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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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G. Probst 'Q & A' re Annual Meeting
CEO of Sperry, G. Probst answers questions from stockholders about the impact of the recession, unemployment, executive salary increase, racial and gender makeup of the board, the ethics of doing business in South Africa, Van Nuys plant closing, his vision of the future, security, charitable contributions, political contributions, Japanese trade policies, nuclear disarmament, board meeting minutes not available, the space shuttle program and product quality., Program begins abruptly. Original tape audio is Channel 1 mono. Occasional dropout and head switching noise. Glitch around 00:25:43:00., [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 Corp. Annual Meeting 1979
Annual meeting of Sperry Univac run by Albert Rusinoff overseeing stockholders public session. Some subjects discussed include the name change to Sperry Corporation and Apartheid in relation to Sperry's business practices in South Africa., Program begins abruptly. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Occasional dropout and head switching noise. About 00:16:12:00 screen goes black momentarily on original tape., [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 Stockholders Meeting
KSTP-TV 10:00 pm news coverage of Sperry stockholder meeting in Minneapolis, MN. Coverage highlights President G. Probst, Evelyn Y. Davis, stockholder and Father James Collignon from the Maryknoll Fathers. Collignon voiced their protest of Sperry doing business in South Africa. Also mentioned was Sperry ending the exclusive production of computers in Roseville, MN., Program begins abruptly with sync issues. Occasional dropout and head switching noise., [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