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Company History


Scope and Content Note

From the Collection:

This series includes records of Control Data Corporation's Historical Archives as well as company histories. Materials from the Historical Archives include quick reference files, accession logs, a donor file, records retention schedules, acquisition records, and monthly reports. The quick reference files cover such topics as ERA, PLATO, CDC Histories and Chronologies, and Product Announcements. There are also general quick reference files, arranged alphabetically. Letters G-Z are not included in the collection.

Company history materials include newspaper clippings, published company histories, flow charts, acquisition histories, pamphlets and brochures.

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This is one series of the Control Data Corporation Records (CBI 80). Please see the other series finding aids for further information regarding the Control Data Corporation.


  • From the Collection: 1957-2000


Language of Materials


Access to materials:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.


The Charles Babbage Institute holds the copyright to all materials in the collection, except for items covered by a prior copyright (such as published materials). Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Charles Babbage Institute Archives Collecting Area

Elmer L. Andersen Library
222 - 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55455