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Control Data Corporation records. Product literature

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 80, Series 17.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains computer hardware and software product literature (pre-sale information), including advertisements, annual reports, brochures and accompanying correspondence, and product announcements distributed by Control Data Corporation to potential or actual customers.

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

  • 1955-1989

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).

Historical Note

The Control Data Corporation, like other computer companies, prepared printed material -- product literature -- to advertise and explicate their products to potential customers. Product literature was created for an audience of government agencies, corporations, and later, individuals.

Extent

14 boxes (12.66 cubic feet)

Abstract

This series contains computer hardware and software product literature (pre-sale information), including advertisements, annual reports, brochures and accompanying correspondence, and product announcements distributed by Control Data Corporation to potential or actual customers.

Arrangement of Collection

Materials are arranged alphabetically by name of machine or type of product, name of division or service, or name of company.

Acquisition:

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

Related Materials

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.

For Marketing materials, see CBI 80, Series 12

Title
Control Data Corporation Records. Product Literature, 1955-1989. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Maria Plonski and Josh Knatterud-Hubinger, 2004; Sasha Grossman, 2006.
Date
June 2005.
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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