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Control Data Corporation records. Facilities.

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 80, Series 21

Scope and Content Note

This series contains information about Control Data Corporation (CDC) owned and leased facilities worldwide. Materials include annual and semi-annual facility summary reports (1963-1983) prepared by the Corporate Real Estate Department, listing CDC-owned facilities in the U.S. and highlighting costs, occupancy and other relevant information. Also included are European/International facility summary reports (1972-1972, 1976-1977, 1980-1982), which were prepared by the European Real Estate Department and issued separately from the U.S. facility summary reports.

The series also contains real estate lease summary reports, organized alphabetically by state, each describing the details of space leased by CDC, and materials regarding planning and organization of various facilities in the U.S. and in Europe.

Also included in this series are a number of files relating to the Inner City Plants established in the mid to late 1960s. These plants were placed in socio-economically depressed areas and focused on hiring minority workers. Materials include background information, progress reports, statistics and planning records of the Campton (Campton, KY), Capitol (Washington, D.C.), Northside (Minneapolis, MN) and Selby (St. Paul, MN) plants.

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

  • 1959-1986

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 Notes

The Control Data Corporation opened for business on the second floor of the McGill Building at 501 Park Ave., Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1957. The business expanded rapidly, and eventually the company had administrative and manufacturing facilities worldwide.

Extent

9 boxes (3.0 cubic feet)

Abstract

This series contains information about Control Data Corporation (CDC) owned and leased facilities worldwide. Materials include annual and semi-annual facility summary reports, European/International facility summary reports, reports and background information regarding the Inner City plants, and real estate lease summary reports.

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.

Title
Control Data Corporation Records. Facilities, 1959-1986. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Maria Plonski, Kate Flanagan and Carrie Seib, August 2004. Revised by Karen Spilman, January 2006.
Date
2004
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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