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1Title:  Augustus Post papers, 1928-1944, (bulk 1939-1944) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1765 
 Creator:  Post, Augustus 
 Abstract:  Major Augustus Post purchased the first automobile sold in New York City, and in 1899, along with several others, organized the first public garage in the United States. Post later founded the Automobile Old Timers Association, and this collection contains Post's personal records of the Association, including information concerning annual meetings, purposes, projects and members, along with a group of Post's personal correspondence. 
 Subjects:  Post, Augustus | American Automobile Association | Automobile Old Timers Association | Automobile industry and trade | New York (N.Y.) | Business records | Correspondence 
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2Title:  Gary Motor Truck Company records, 1916-1918 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1772 
 Creator:  Gary Motor Truck Company 
 Abstract:  This collection documents the Gary Motor Truck Company during its formative years through business records that include bids submitted to supply trucks to various businesses, correspondence, vehicle specifications and maintenance instructions and surveys of efficiency comparing truck power and horse power. 
 Subjects:  Gary Motor Truck Company | Truck industry--Indiana--Gary | Trucks | Trucks--Design and construction | Trucks--Specifications | Gary (Ind.) | Business records | Design drawings 
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3Title:  Comet Automobile Company Records, 1918-1920 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  92.1.1771 
 Creator:  Comet Automobile Company 
 Abstract:  The Comet Automobile Company records contain photographs, correspondence, business records, and clippings related to the company during the period 1918-1920. 
 Subjects:  Comet Automobile Company | Jagers, George W. | Automobiles | Tractors | Trucks | Decatur (Ill.) | Business records | Correspondence | Newspaper clippings | Photographs 
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4Title:  Winton Motor Carriage Company records, 1897-1928 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  73.201.1 
 Creator:  Winton Motor Carriage Company 
 Abstract:  Records of proceedings of the stockholders and directors for the Winton Motor Carriage Company and the Winton Engine Company during the period 1887-1928. 
 Subjects:  Winton Motor Carriage Company | Winton Engine Company | Automobile industry and trade--Finance | Automobile industry and trade--Management | Automobile industry and trade--Ohio--Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) | Business records 
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5Title:  Boyne City, Gaylord and Alpena Railroad Company records, circa 1901-1975 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1615 
 Creator:  Boyne City, Gaylord and Alpena Railroad Company 
 Abstract:  The Boyne City, Gaylord and Alpena Railroad Company was founded in 1893 by William H. White. The records reflect the company's role as a connecting line and its transition to a tourist line. Also included in the collection are timber and lumbering records of the W.H. White Company. 
 Subjects:  Boyne City, Gaylord & Alpena Railroad Company | White Bros. Lumber Company | Wm. H. White Company | Lumber trade | Railroads--Finance | Railroads--Michigan. | Boyne City (Mich.) | Gaylord (Mich.) | Alpena (Mich.) | Business records 
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6Title:  Frank C. Armstrong papers, 1898-1906 (bulk 1900-1906) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1750 
 Creator:  Armstrong, Frank C., 1872-1936. 
 Abstract:  Frank Armstrong worked as a salesman, traveling field representative, and New York branch manager for the Electric Vehicle Company during the company's most ambitious and unsuccessful attempt to establish a monopoly in the automobile industry and in the market for taxicab service in major American cities. The papers are comprised of both Armstrong's business and personal papers and consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, financial statements, stock issues and general accounting information related to his career in the electric vehicle industry at the beginning of the twentieth century. Also included are materials related to several lawsuits Armstrong was involved in, his military records, and a small number of blueprint reproductions of several electric vehicles. 
 Subjects:  Armstrong, Frank C., 1872-1936. | Electric Vehicle Company (Hartford, Conn.) | Electric Vehicle Co. (New York, N.Y.) | Columbia and Electric Vehicle Co. (Hartford, Conn.) | Ansonia Motor Car Co. | New Jersey Electric Vehicle and Transportation Company. | New York Electric Vehicle Transportation Co. (New York, N.Y.) | Washington Electric Vehicle Transportation Company. | Columbia Automobile Company. | Riker Electric Motor Company. | Automobiles--Design and construction | Automobile industry and trade | Electric automobiles | Selling--Automobiles | Automobile dealers | Taxicabs | Used cars | Actions and defenses | Business records. | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Financial records. | Photographs. | Product literature. 
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7Title:  Ford Motor Company Northern Michigan operations records, 1920-1954 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  41 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Ford Division. Northern Michigan Operations. 
 Abstract:  This collection contains records of Ford Motor Company’s land holdings in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, particularly the sale of those holdings to the Michigan College of Mining and Technology (now Michigan Technological University) in 1954. It includes newspaper clippings, scrapbooks and other records. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company | Michigan Technological University | Michigan College of Mining and Technology | Forests and forestry--Michigan | Logging--Michigan | Lumbering--Michigan | Lumbermen | Sawmills--Michigan | Timber | Schools--Michigan | Alberta (Mich.) | Iron Mountain (Mich.) | Pequaming (Mich.) | Upper Peninsula (Mich.) | Business records | Clippings (information artifacts) | Financial records | Instructional Materials | Photographs | Scrapbooks 
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8Title:  Fred Lee Black records series, 1929-1948 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  56 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. 
 Abstract:  Fred Lee Black began his career with Ford Motor Company in 1918 and served in a number of positions before leaving the company in 1942. The bulk of the material in this series comes from the period that Black was in charge of Ford displays for the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. 
 Subjects:  Black, Fred L., 1891-1971. | Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 | Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | Advertising--Automobiles | Automobile industry and trade | Exhibit booths | Exhibition buildings | Exhibitions--United States. | First day covers (Philately) | Ford Motor Company Strike, Dearborn, Michigan, 1941. | World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies | Dearborn (Mich.) | New York (N.Y.) | Business records | Photographs. 
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