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Control Data Corporation records. Research and development project reports

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 80, Series 25

Scope and Content Note

This series contains reports on research and development projects in Control Data Corporation divisions, 1959-1964. Multiple reports are available for several of the projects and there are gaps in the project number sequence. Reports for projects that are represented in more than one division have a see reference in the box and folder list.

Acronyms used in this finding aid:

  1. CTI = Computer Terminals of Iran
  2. IPL = Integrated Product Line
  3. NCR = National Cash Register Company
  4. STAR = STring ARray
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1959-1964

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access to materials:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Copyright:

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).

Extent

31 boxes (10.3 cubic feet)

Abstract

This series contains reports on research and development projects in Control Data Corporation divisions, 1959-1964.

Arrangement of Collection

The reports are first arranged into the following groups:

  1. Computer Division
  2. Corporate Development
  3. Cedar Engineering
  4. Peripheral Division
  5. Control Corporation
  6. Research Division
  7. Control Systems Division
  8. System Sciences Division
  9. Government Systems Division
  10. Bendix Computer Division

Then, the reports are arranged by project number within each group.

Acquisition:

The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Ceridian Corporation in 1991.

Related Material

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.

Researchers should consult the following Control Data Corporation series for additional information on CDC's Research and Development activities:

Title
Control Data Corporation Records. Research and Development Project Reports, 1959-1964. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Caroline Gasser, Kevin D. Corbitt, 1998; Maria Plonski and Kate Flanagan, 2004.
Date
June 2006
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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Contact:

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