Records, 1893-1976 (bulk 1927-1965).

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Sperry Corporation. Records, 1893-1976 (bulk 1927-1965).

Records, 1893-1976 (bulk 1927-1965).

1893-1976

The Sperry Rand Corporation records consist of presidential files and the minutes of the parent firm and its predecessor and subsidiary companies. The Hagley Museum & Library also houses separate record units from the corporation's Univac and Sperry Gyroscope Divisions.

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