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Control Data Corporation records. Planning documents and reports.

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 80, Series 16

Scope and Content Note

This series documents Control Data Corporation's (CDC) annual and interim planning processes. Records reflect planning done by individual divisions of CDC, as well as the company as a whole, and include formal and informal planning reports, meeting minutes, memoranda and correspondence. Early planning records include more informal planning documentation; as the company grew, the planning process became more involved and later documentation includes more formal reports.

The series includes company-wide operating plans and long range plans; divisional plans; planning information for international operations and marketing; product line plans, and reports used for planning.

Dates

  • 1957-1991

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Use of 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

10 boxes (8.66 cubic feet))

Abstract

This series documents Control Data Corporation's (CDC) annual and interim planning processes. Records reflect planning done by individual divisions of CDC, as well as the company as a whole, and include formal and informal planning reports, meeting minutes, memoranda and correspondence.

Arrangement of Collection

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:

  1. Company-Wide Operating Plans and Meetings
  2. Company-Wide Long-Range Planning Documents and Meetings
  3. Divisional Planning Documents
  4. European and International Planning
  5. Product Line Plans
  6. Reports Used for Planning

Acquisition:

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

Related Material

Researchers should consult the following series for additional information on the Control Data Corporation's planning activities: Corporate Administration Series.

Title
Control Data Corporation Records. Planning Documents and Reports, 1957-1991. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Maria Plonski, 2003-2004. Updated by Karen Spilman, 2006.
Date
2003-2004
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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