Control Data Australia Memories compiled by Brian Membrey

The William C. Norris Scrapbooks (V2 Pages 241-300)

241

April, 1966

Control Data Buys Company in Italy (Samarughi & c.S, data proces); Control Data Plans New Institutes (Arlington and and Los Angeles), Control Data to start Arlington Training Unit (Evening Star, Washington)

242

March, 1966

Computer Role is Big in Defense Planning, economic Boom Echoed in Region Throughout 1965 (both Minneapolis Tribune)

243

April, 1966

Control Data Reports $1.8 Million loss (three reports)

244  

April, 1966

Big Computer Becomes Whirring Headache in Control Data Plans; Oil Firms

245

May, 1966

Control Data To Receive Post Office Contract ($$22,7 million); Teamster’s Local Bid to Organise Employees of Nine Control Data Plants (1200 production and maintenance workers)

247

May, 1966

U.S. Bans City Computer Order to France; Back-Door Control of Nuclear Power

248

June, 1966

Control Data Boosts 6600 Computer Output; “Technical Difficulties” To Delay stated Debut of IBM Computer (360/90); Post Office Contract Set

249

June, 1966

NASA Award Computer Pact to Control Data ($20 million, 2 x 6600, 6400); Control Data to sell Computers For Lease (via Leasco Data Processing Equipment of NY); Sharemarket Listings

250

June, 1966

What’s Going On At Control Data? (Minneapolis Tribune on sudden rise in share price despite anticipated annual loss);

251

June, 1966

“Dissension Flares Anew as 3 more Executives Resign at Control Data”; Control Data Looking For Outside Directors Following Resignations. (Seymour Cray, Edward Zimmer and Ray Whitney, Cray continued his design work on the 6800)

252

June, 1966

Four More Resign From Control Data (including Mullaney’s directorship);  abreast of the Market (including purchase of 100,000 CDC share by a Trust Fund)

253

June, 1966

Control Data Elects George A Strickman, Colt Industries Head, to Its Board

254

July, 1966

More articles on Strichman’s appointment

255

July, 1966

“When a Whiz Kid Grows Up” (Business Week, on the problems suddenly being encountered by Control Data)

256

July, 1966

Control Data’s Chief Is Confident Firm Is Returning to ‘Profitability’ (Wall Street Journal)

257

August, 1966

Wall Street Journal article, relevance unclear

258

August, 1966

“Abreast of the Market” (Wall Street Journal, but again relevance unclear.

259

August, 1966

“Control Data Chief Exudes Confidence Despite Recent Losses, Executive Hassle” (excellent coverage of CDC difficulties)

260

August, 1966

Duplicate of 259

261

August, 1966

Continuation of Wall street Jounal 259-60

262

August, 1966

Control Data Regroups (Financial World)

263

August, 1966

Control Data’s Yearly Net Loss Is $1.9 Million (two articles)

264

August, 1966

Control Data Loss For ‘66 Confirmed; Control Data hief see profit in 1967; Future Improvement

265

September, 1966

“Control Data Institute Can’t Fill Job Demand” (full page, Minneapolis Tribune

266

September, 1966

Control Data Expects Profit in Second Half; Control Data Expects Profitable Fiscal ‘67, Chairman Tells Meeting

267

October, 1966

Control Data May Sell Computers to France; Control Data Computer May Go To France; Control Data Officer Comments on Sales

268

October, 1966

Doctors Bristle As Computers slice Into Diagnostic Work  (CDC in medical fields including development of DigiScribe visual display)

269

October, 1966

Control Data’s First Quarter Earnings Dip; Control Data Earnings Fell in First Quarter But Top Prediction

270

October, 1966

Control Data Reports Decrease In Earnings; Control Data Figure Tops Year ago Figure

271

October, 1966

France say Computer Ban Lifted; Programme for Norris as Guest Speaker, St. Paul Chamber of Commerce

272

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Outdoing the Mona Lisa! Digigraphics Reproduction of a photograph of William C Norris

273

January, 1967

“Wall street Talks  about Control Data …” (Business Week”) Control Data Net Rises to $1,612,215; Control Data Corp Indicates It Earned Profit 2nd Quarter

274

March, 1967

“Faces Behind The Figures” ,,, (including Norris “Narrow Escape”, FORBES Magazine

275

April 1967

“Computer Plant To Come Here”; “Data’s Chief a Nebraskan” (Omaha World-Herald)

276

April, 1967

Control Data seeks St. Paul Firm”; Control Data Plants to Acquire Firm (Automatic Control Co.)

277

April, 1967

Control Data Gains sharply in Quarter”, Control Data Indicates Profit Posted in 3rd Fiscal Quarter

278

May, 1967

New York Times Business and Finance page on expected rise in share price (corrupted

279

May, 1967

“The Soaring Career of Control Data Stock”, complete NYT article from above

280

June, 1967

Control Data expects New Financing Plans To be Completed Soon

281

July, 1967

Control Data Rebound Shown in Stock Leap

282-85

August, 1967

Production : Computer’s Little Helpers Multiply (Business Week); subsection “CDC Takes ‘Peripheral” Road to Growth

286

August, 1967

Control Data Reaches Preliminary Agreement To Buy C.E.I.R Inc” (swap of $31.5 million in stock, Control Data Had Profit in Fiscal ‘67 Against Deficit in ‘66”; Comeback Made by Control Data”,  

287

August, 1967

Control Data Seeks approval For French Plant”, “Control Data Corp. Predicts ‘68 Growth”

288

August 1967

For discussion of Aogust 15, 1967” Hand-written note “Wages of earnings estimate for 1967” with a list of directors with values betwee .60 and 1.66 (Norris mid-stream om .95)

289

August, 1967

A mystery. Letter from Valley Nation Rodges, CDC eclosing money order for $104.96 “covering the time savings certificate you sent to us”

290

September, 1967

Control Data Reveal New Development” (extended core storage

291

September, 1967

“Control Data, C.E.I.R. Deal Gains”. Norris Expects Record Sales, Earnings for Control Data”, “Control Data Expects Sunstantial Increas in Net This Fiscal Year”

292-95

September 1967

“Control Data Builds On Business” (reprinted from Business Automation article, source unknown

296-99

September, 1967

“Control Data Builds On Business” (original Business Automation article, different layout and images

300

October, 1967

“Control Data Announces Plan to Build Plant to Train Unskilled”, ”Control Data Earnings Spurted to New Record in 1st Fiscal Quarter”







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