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1Title:  Henry Haga papers, 1951-1988 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1735 
 Creator:  Haga, Henry G., 1931-1988. 
 Abstract:  Henry Haga was Chief Designer for General Motors Chevrolet Studio during the muscle car era of the 1960s and Director of Design for Opel during the 1970s. This collection includes articles, periodicals, correspondence and drawings which provide detail about Haga and his design career. 
 Subjects:  Haga, Henry G., 1931-1988. | Automobiles--Design and construction. | Articles | Correspondence | Design drawings 
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2Title:  Eli Nichols Automotive Design Drawings, circa 1980-1990 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  90.396 
 Creator:  Nichols, Eli 
 Abstract:  The Eli Nichols Automotive Design Drawings consists of 52 sketches and renderings of vehicles for various Chrysler Corporation programs done by Mr. Nichols in the period circa 1980-1990. 
 Subjects:  Nichols, Eli | Chrysler Corporation | Automobile industry and trade | Automotive design | Chrysler automobile | Industrial designers | Design drawings 
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3Title:  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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4Title:  Gebelein Silversmiths Collection, 1906-1990 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  90.375 
 Creator:  Gebelein Silversmiths, Inc. 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of the corporate records of the Gebelein Silversmiths, Inc. of Boston, Massachusetts. The records span the company's entire stead in the Boston area, in addition to a few miscellaneous items after the company moved to Vermont with materials reflecting the daily operations of the small business from its inception to its final days as a silver shop. The collection includes correspondence, invoices, bookkeeping records, printed material, advertising, drawings, photographs, and some related artifactual material not covered in this description. NOTE: Pages 27, 31 and 32 are missing from the finding aid. 
 Subjects:  Gebelein Silversmiths, Inc. | Jewelry--Design | Silversmiths | Silverwork | Advertisements | Design drawings | Financial records | Photographs | Trade catalogs 
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5Title:  Howard A. Elliot papers, 1930-2004 (Bulk 1964-1972) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2006.62 
 Creator:  Elliott, Howard A. 
 Abstract:  The Howard A. Elliott papers consist of correspondence, design drawings, reports, and patent copies related to Elliot's career in the automotive electrical systems industry. The papers include clippings about Essex Wire Corporation, design drawings of wiring connectors and harnesses, correspondence related to court actions he participated in, and copies of patents awarded to him personally and those assigned to Essex Wire. The bulk of the papers consist of general correspondence from Elliott's career at Essex, including plant photographs illustrating various wiring and winding tools and machines developed by Essex, as well as general reports. 
 Subjects:  Elliott, Howard A. | Essex Wire Corporation. | Ford Motor Corporation. Wiring Division. | Automobiles--Electric wiring | Design drawings | Patents | Photographs 
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6Title:  John Tjaarda papers, 1916-1962 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1714 
 Creator:  Tjaarda, John, 1897-1962 
 Abstract:  The John Tjaarda papers include general and legal correspondence, clippings, photographs and a sketch book of designs. The bulk of the papers cover Tjaarda's work at Briggs Manufacturing Company and subsequent legal claims against Briggs and Chrysler Corporation over ownership of designs and patents. 
 Subjects:  Tjaarda, John, 1897-1962. | Briggs Manufacturing Company. | Ford Motor Company. | John Tjaarda and Associates. | Automobile industry and trade | Automobiles--Design and construction. | Drafting and industrial drawings. | Industrial designers. | Lincoln automobile | Patent suits | Photographs. | Design drawings. 
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7Title:  Seventy-fifth Anniversary Committee records subseries, 1975-1978 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1389 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Office of Public Relations. 
 Abstract:  Ford Motor Company celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 1953 and its seventy-fifth anniversary in 1978. The subseries holds material documenting the celebration of Ford Motor Company's seventy-fifth anniversary including news releases; press packets; interoffice correspondence; Ford and non-Ford publications; photographs of Ford Motor Company plants around the world, Ford products, Ford family members, and others; newspaper clipping books; 16mm film footage and audio tape coverage of the seventy-fifth anniversary celebration at Greenfield Village; news articles of seventy-fifth anniversary activities in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Mexico, Netherlands, Uruguay, and Venezuela, many which are in foreign languages; and a design drawing for the 1903 Model A Ford which was used to create official commemorative models. 
 Subjects:  Automobile factories | Automobile industry and trade | Ford Model A automobile | Press releases | Ford family | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc. | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Ford Motor Company. Office of Public Relations. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | Design drawings. | Motion pictures. | Photographs. | Sound recordings. 
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8Title:  Virgil M. Exner papers, 1913-1986 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1741 
 Creator:  Exner, Virgil M. (Virgil Max), 1909-1973 
 Abstract:  Virgil Exner was an automobile designer who worked for General Motors, Studebaker, Chrysler, and his own company Virgil Exner, Inc. The collection consists of concept and engineering drawings, renderings, photographs, correspondence and art work. 
 Subjects:  Exner, Virgil M. (Virgil Max), 1909-1973 | Exner, Virgil M. (Virgil Max) Jr. | Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986 | Virgil Exner, Inc. | Automobile industry and trade. | Automobiles--Design and construction. | Industrial designers. | Chrysler automobile. | General Motors automobiles. | Bugatti automobile. | Duesenberg automobile. | Advertising--Automobiles | Boats and boating--Design and construction. | Design drawings. | Sketches. | Photographs. 
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9Title:  Rawsonville Power Plant Construction Records Series, 1930-1939 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1588 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Construction Department 
 Abstract:  The Rawsonville Power Plant Construction records series consists of 135 24x36 inch pencil and ink on linen architectural drawings of building floor plans, exterior and interior elevations, and equipment lists used in the construction of the power plant and dam. The drawings are organized sequentially and numbered 100 to 328. Sheet number 100 is an indexed list of drawings. The drawings were digitized in 2006 and digital versions are available on CD-ROM in box 4 of the accession. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. Building and Construction Department | Ford Motor Company--Buildings | Ford Motor Company. Rawsonville Power Plant | Plant engineering | Building sites | Dams--Michigan | Hydroelectric power plants--Michigan--Ypsilanti | Design drawings | Compact discs 
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10Title:  Willoughby Company Records, 1900-1939 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  90.1.1749 
 Creator:  Willoughby Company 
 Abstract:  The Willoughby Company, a custom design automobile body firm, originated in Rome, New York in the late nineteenth century, and later relocated to Utica, New York. One of Willoughby's largest clients was Ford Motor Company, for whom they built many custom Lincoln body styles. The collection consists of business records documenting sales, vehicle specifications, material purchases, and employee wages, and also includes over 600 design drawings for Lincoln, Packard, and Cadillac bodies, among others. Extent: 11.8 cubic ft. (17 boxes, 2 rolls). The collection is open for research. 
 Subjects:  Willoughby, Edward | Willoughby, Francis | Willoughby Company | Willoughby Body Works | Automobiles--Design and construction | Lincoln automobile | Cadillac automobile | Advertisements | Clippings | Design drawings | Financial records | Photographs 
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11Title:  Fayette and Karl Kendrick Collection, 1913-1932 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1695 
 Creator:  Kendrick, Fayette D. 
 Abstract:  Fayette D. and Karl A. Kendrick were inventors of automobile accessories. The collection consists of patent applications, patents, drawings, and correspondence relating to their inventions. 
 Subjects:  Kendrick, Fayette D. | Kendrick, Karl A. | Automobiles--Design and construction. | Automobiles Lighting | Detroit (Mich.) | St. Paul (Minn.) | Correspondence | Design drawings | Design patents | Photographs 
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12Title:  Suzanne Vanderbilt papers, 1958-1986 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1751 
 Creator:  Vanderbilt, Suzanne, 1933-1988 
 Abstract:  Suzanne Vanderbilt joined General Motors in 1955 as a Junior Designer for Chevrolet Interiors. She was part of a new group of women working in design centers for automobile companies that reflected the industry's growing awareness of the female consumer. This collection contains material relating to product planning, reports, and projects Vanderbilt supervised in the Design Center. 
 Subjects:  Vanderbilt, Suzanne, 1933-1988 | General Motors Corporation | General Motors Corporation. Chevrolet Motor Division | Automobiles--Design and construction. | Correspondence | Design drawings | Photographs | Speeches | Technical reports 
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13Title:  Raymond Loewy Collection, 1956-1974 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2001.74 
 Creator:  Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986 
 Abstract:  The Raymond Loewy Collection, 1956-1974, contains reports and drawings related to the industrial designer's work on space transportation systems for NASA and designs for the Cornell-Liberty Safety Car. 
 Subjects:  Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986 | Snaith, William, 1908-1974 | Raymond Loewy / William Snaith, Inc. | Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory | Liberty Mutual Insurance Company | National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.) | Automobile safety | Automotive design | Industrial design | Outer space | Safety | Space flight | Space programs | Design drawings | Reports 
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14Title:  Elwood Paul Engel papers, 1942-1986 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1737 
 Creator:  Engel, Elwood Paul, 1917-1986 
 Abstract:  Elwood Paul Engel was a talented automotive designer who spent time at both Ford Motor Company and Chrysler. His papers include biographical material, drawings, clippings, awards and photographs of concept and production cars. 
 Subjects:  Engel, Elwood Paul, 1917-1986 | Ford Motor Company | Automobile drafting | Automobile industry and trade | Automobiles--Design and construction | Drafting and industrial drawings | Fairlane automobile | Galaxie automobile | Industrial designers | Lincoln Continental automobile | Mercury automobile | Design drawings | Photographs | Photographic prints 
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15Title:  W. Dorwin Teague papers, 1937-2001 (Bulk 1960-1999) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2004.2 
 Creator:  Teague, W. Dorwin 
 Abstract:  Dorwin Teague was a noted industrial designer. The collection is comprised of material from both his personal and professional life. Included are correspondence, family photographs, project files, photographs, and slides, patents and miscellaneous speeches, writings and books. 
 Subjects:  Teague, W. Dorwin | Walter Dorwin Teague Associates | Automobiles--Design and construction | Industrial designers | Inventors | Housing--Energy conservation | Household electronics--Design and construction | Household appliances--Design and construction | Skis and skiing | Winter sports | Design drawings | Floppy disks | Photograph albums | Photographs 
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16Title:  William Clay Ford records, 1913-1981 (bulk 1953-1961). Requires cookie*
 Accession:  921 
 Creator:  Ford, William Clay, 1925- 
 Abstract:  William Clay Ford, the son of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, worked for the Ford Motor Company from 1949 to 2005. His office files consist of records pertaining to public relations projects, philanthropies, the Edison Institute (The Henry Ford), and speeches. Also included are electrical drawings and a photograph album. 
 Subjects:  Ford, William Clay, 1925- | Ford family | Henry Ford (Organization) | Ford Motor Company. Management. | Ford Motor Company. Public Relations. | Automobile industry and trade | Automobiles--Design and construction | Lincoln Continental Automobile | Design drawings | Technical drawings | Photograph albums 
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17Title:  William M. Schmidt papers, 1950-1962 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1672 
 Creator:  Schmidt, William M. 
 Abstract:  William M. Schmidt worked as an automotive stylist and designer at Ford Motor Company, Packard Motor Car Company, Chrysler and his own private studio. His papers include photographs and clippings about various cars he helped design. 
 Subjects:  Schmidt, William M. | Ford Motor Company | William M. Schmidt Associates | Automobile industry and trade | Automobiles--Drawings | Automobiles--Design and construction | Drafting and industrial drawings | Ford automobile | Industrial designers | Lincoln automobile | Mercury automobile | Packard automobile | Studebaker automobile | Trucks--Design and construction | Photographs | Design drawings 
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18Title:  Automotive design drawings collection, 1935-1987 (bulk 1940-1979) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  Assembled 
 Creator:  Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The Automotive Design Drawings collection consists of a variety of sketches, renderings and blueprints created in conjunction with the design of the external structure and internal components of various automotive products. Incorporated into the collection are drawings for a wide range of vehicles including concept automobiles, show automobiles, production models, trucks, military and mass transit vehicles. The collection, which includes work from more than eighty designers, is arranged alphabetically by name of designer. 
 Subjects:  Albert, Jon. | Aldrich, Jake. | Cafaro, John A. Jr. | Gierscheck, W. | Mitchell, William L. (William Leroy), 1912-1988. | Najjar, John. | Querfeld, Arthur L. | Russinoff, Elia. | Salvador, Ben E. | Scheelk, Robert J. | Shenk, William B., 1933- | DaimlerChrysler | Ford Motor Company | General Motors Corporation | Walter Dorwin Teague Associates. | Automobiles--Design and construction | Automobile industry and trade | Industrial designers | Trucks--Design and construction | Urban transportation--Design and construction. | Vehicles, Military | Design drawings. | Technical drawings. 
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19Title:  Stout Metal Airplane Company Records, 1925-1945 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  64.167.18 
 Creator:  Stout Metal Airplane Company 
 Abstract:  Consists of company and customer purchase orders; W.B. Mayo office records; R.T. Walker office records; service and sales files; aircraft engineering records; Ford Airport records; aircraft inventory and disposition records; aircraft construction computations; parts and tool catalogs; invoices; airplane and airport cost records; miscelleous engineering data; an original manuscript by William B. Stout; several reels of motion picture film. 
 Subjects:  Mayo, William Benson, 1866-1944 | Stout, William Bushnell, 1880-1956 | Walker, Robert T. | Ford Motor Company. Stout Metal Airplane Division | Ford Motor Company. Aircraft Division | Ford Motor Company. Aircraft Engineering Department | Stout Metal Airplane Company | Airplanes--Design and construction | Ford Three-engined Monoplane (Transport plane) | Airplane factories--Michigan | Aircraft industry--Michigan | Airports--Michigan | Ford Airport (Dearborn, Mich.) | Design drawings | Advertisements | Patents | Publications | Specifications | Trade catalogs 
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20Title:  Stickley family collection, 1879-1978 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1624 
 Creator:  Stickley family 
 Abstract:  Gustav, Leopold, and John George Stickley along with two other brothers were furniture craftsman in New York in the early 1900s. The collection, which contains correspondence, financial records, photographs and printed material, primarily documents the work of Leopold and John George Stickley. 
 Subjects:  Stickley family | Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942 | Stickley, John George, 1871-1921 | Gustav Stickley Co. | Stickley & Associates | Stickley Bros. Co. | L. and J. G. Stickley Inc. | Furniture industry and trade | Furniture workers | Furniture, Mission | Arts and crafts movement. | Advertisements. | Design drawings | Financial records | Minutes | Oral histories | Patents | Photographs | Sales catalogs | Trade catalogs 
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