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1Title:  Ford Investment Plan subseries, 1966 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1000 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  The Ford Investment Plan subseries is a chronology of the plan from 1919 to 1947 by Alice Benn. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Automobile industry and trade | Ford Motor Company--history 
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2Title:  Philip Van Doren Stern papers, 1954-1955 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  560 
 Creator:  Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984 
 Abstract:  The Philip Van Doren Stern papers contain research material collected for Stern's book on the Model T, Tin Lizzie. 
 Subjects:  Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Model T automobile--History 
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3Title:  Ford Motor Company fiftieth anniversary records, 1947-1952 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  242 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Office of Public Relations. 
 Abstract:  Ford Motor Company celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 1953 with the book Ford at Fifty. This collection contains records surrounding the creation of the book as well as notes on other companies’ anniversary activities. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Henry, 1917-1987 | Fairfield, Fred | Ford Motor Company. Office of Public Relations. | Ford Motor Company. Anniversaries, etc. | Ford Motor Company. History. | Ford Motor Company. Public relations. | Financial records | Corporate minutes | Proofs 
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4Title:  Overview for the Henry Ford and Ford Family papers, 1773-1955 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  RG002 
 Creator:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 
 Abstract:  This document presents an overview of the Henry Ford and Ford Family record group. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford family | Ford Motor Company. Office of Henry Ford. | Ford Motor Company--History. 
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5Title:  Sidney Olson papers, 1952-1963 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  PP004 
 Creator:  Olson, Sidney 
 Abstract:  Sidney Olson conducted independent research in the Ford Archives, with the intention to write a series of books on Henry Ford. After his death, his manuscript was published under the title Young Henry Ford. His papers contain his manuscript, research notes, and plans for other projects. 
 Subjects:  Olson, Sidney | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford family | Ford Motor Company--History. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Ford Motor Company--Employees. | Ford Motor Company--Executives. | Automobile industry and trade | Ford automobile | Ford Falcon automobile | Flora (Ill.) | Chronologies | Photographs | Maps | Minutes 
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6Title:  Winthrop Sears Records Series, 1952-1974 (bulk 1952-1974 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  895 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  Winthrop Sears served as archivist at Ford Motor Company and later the Edison Institute (now The Henry Ford) from 1951 to 1981. His papers include correspondence, reports, notes, and planning documents pertaining to the various moves of the Archives. 
 Subjects:  Sears, Winthrop, 1918-2000 | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | Henry Ford (Organization). Benson Ford Research Center | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Archivists 
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7Title:  Fiftieth Anniversary Tributes subseries, 1953 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  129 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  The Fiftieth Anniversary Tributes subseries contains recordings, printed materials and awards presented to Ford Motor Company on its fiftieth anniversary. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Archives | Press releases | Photographs | Sound recordings 
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8Title:  Augustus Degener papers, 1905-1926 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  187 
 Creator:  Degener, Augustus 
 Abstract:  Augustus Degener worked with Henry Ford on the "999"racer and on steel heat-treatment processes. His papers contain notes on the early years of Ford Motor Company, architectural drawings and information concerning the fifteen millionth Model T motor. 
 Subjects:  Degener, Augustus | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry workers | Metallurgy | Ford Model T automobile | Automobiles, Racing | Architectural drawings 
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9Title:  Henry and Edsel Ford Quotations collection, 1919-1944 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  511 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  The collection contains notebooks and folders of quotes by Henry and Edsel Ford. Many reference history, free enterprise, agriculture and Greenfield Village. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford Motor Company--History | Henry Ford (Organizations)--History | International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO) | Industrial relations--Michigan--Detroit | Labor unions | Quotations 
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10Title:  Publications series, 1953-1964 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  532 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  Ford Motor Company Archives staff documented many special events held by the company in the 1950s and 1960s. The Publications series contains publications and artwork from many of these events. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Archives | Ford automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Automobile racing | Press releases | Photographs 
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11Title:  Henry Ford Centennial subseries, 1963 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  SE004 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  The Henry Ford Centennial celebrated the 100th anniversary of Henry Ford and the 60th anniversary of the creation of Ford Motor Company in 1963. The Henry Ford Centennial subseries contains administrative files concerning the planning of the many events, memorabilia, photographs, clippings and a scrapbook commemorating these events. The subseries includes accessions 899 and 1139. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Archives | Ford automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Birthdays | Press releases | Sound recordings | Photographs | Lantern slides | Motion pictures | Scrapbooks 
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12Title:  Marvin Buckberry papers, 1944-1949 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  42 
 Creator:  Buckberry, Marvin 
 Abstract:  The Marvin Buckberry papers consist of research material collected by Buckberry in preparation for writing a history of Ford Motor Company. The papers in include photographs, Ford Motor Company records and correspondence, handwritten notes and copies of other unpublished manuscripts on the company’s history. 
 Subjects:  Buckberry, Marvin | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Henry Ford (Organization) | Henry Ford, 1863-1947--Homes and haunts | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company--Industrial relations | Automobile dealers | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile factories | Dance | Pacifism | Labor Unions--Automobile industry workers | Labor--History | Chronologies | Genealogies | Photographs 
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13Title:  Nevins and Hill interviews series, 1952-1960 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  SE003 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  Allan Nevins and Frank Hill interviewed many people involved with Ford Motor Company for their three volume history of Henry Ford and the company. This series includes transcripts from many of these oral histories. The series includes Accessions 834 and 975. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1917-1987 | Ford, Benson, 1919-1978 | Kanzler, Ernest Carlton, 1892-1967 | Davis, J. R., (John R.), 1894-1985 | Miller, Arjay R. (Arjay Ray), 1916- | McNamara, Robert S. (Robert Strange), 1916- | Williams, Walker A. (Walker Alonzo), 1901-1981 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company. Archives. Oral History Section. | Oral histories | Sound recordings 
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14Title:  Ocean to Ocean Race Re-Enactment subseries, 1959 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  717 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. 
 Abstract:  In 1959, Ford Motor Company re-enacted a 1909 transcontinental race that had been won by a Model T. The re-enactment celebrated the 50th anniversary of the race and the construction on the 50 millionth Ford. The collection contains promotional materials, newspaper clippings and maps from the re-enacted race. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company. Archives. | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Archives | Ford automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Automobile racing | Press releases | Transcontinental journeys | Maps | Motion pictures | Photographs | Sound recordings 
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15Title:  Clipping books series, 1879-1951, (bulk 1913-1950) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  7 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. 
 Abstract:  The Clipping Books series contains newspaper clippings from Detroit newspapers and other newspapers around the United States about the varied interests of Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company history. 
 Subjects:  Automobile industry and trade | Ford automobile | Ford Model A automobile | Ford tractors | Industry and education | Jews | Labor | Profit-sharing | Public welfare--Michigan--Detroit. | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931. | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947. | Newberry, Truman Handy, 1864-1945. | Sapiro, Aaron, 1884-1959. | Ford Motor Company--History. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) | Lake Carriers Association. | League of Nations | Five dollar day. | Mount Clemens (Mich.) | Muscle Shoals (Ala.) | Clippings. | Comic strips. | Scrapbooks 
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16Title:  Frank Ernest Hill papers, 1950-1966 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  940 
 Creator:  Hill, Frank Ernest, 1888-1969 
 Abstract:  Frank Ernest Hill collaborated with Allan Nevins in the 1950s on the first two volumes of a comprehensive history of Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company. He coauthored a third volume. The papers are comprised of research material. 
 Subjects:  Hill, Frank Ernest 1888-1969 | Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971. | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947. | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Ford, Henry, 1917-1987. | Ford, William Clay, 1925- | Ford family | Ford Motor Company -- History. | Ford Motor Company -- Industrial relations. | Henry Ford (Organization). Greenfield Village. | Henry Ford (Organization). Henry Ford Museum. | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry workers | Automobile factories | Airlines | Ford automobile | Lincoln automobile | Industry and education | Labor -- History. | Trade unions -- Automobile industry workers. | Philanthropists | World War, 1914-1918 | World War, 1939-1945 | Detroit (Mich.) -- History | Genealogies. 
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17Title:  Topical Photographic Prints in Binders series, circa 1903-1960 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1854 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company Archives 
 Abstract:  This series is a reference tool created by Ford Motor Company Archives staff prior to 1965. It contains photographic reproductions of continuous tone photographs, documents and printed materials. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford family | Ford Motor Company--Archives. | Ford Motor Company--History. | Henry Ford (Organization). Greenfield Village. | Henry Ford (Organization). Henry Ford Museum. | Ford Times | Canadian Ford Times | Advertising--Automobiles | Automobile industry and trade | Aircraft industry | Assembly-line methods | Automobile racing | Automobile travel | Automobiles--Social aspects | Celebrities | Ford Model T automobile | Ford Model A automobile | Ford automobile | Lincoln automobile | Lincoln Continental automobile | Mercury Zephyr automobile | Ford trucks | Roads | Ford Zephyr automobiles | Lincoln Zephyr automobile | Portraits | Photographs 
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18Title:  Reconsolidation of Foreign Operations records, 1946-1955. Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1940 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. International Division. Treasurer's Office. 
 Abstract:  The Reconsolidation of Foreign Operations records contain documents detailing Ford Motor Company's evaluation and purchase of Canadian and European Ford subsidiaries. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. International Division. Treasurer’s Office. | Ford Motor Company. International Division. | Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited | Ford Motor Company Ltd. | Ford Motor Company S. A. F. | Automobile industry and trade--Canada | Automobile industry and trade--England | Automobile industry and trade--France | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company--Reorganization | International business enterprises | World War, 1939-1945 | Organizational charts 
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19Title:  Chronological Information Files subseries, 1863-1958 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  902 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. Oral History Section. 
 Abstract:  Owen W. Bombard headed the Oral History Section of the Ford Motor Company in the 1950s. The Chronological Information Files subseries contains chronological histories of Ford Motor Company and the life and interests of Henry Ford. 
 Subjects:  Bombard, Owen W., 1922- | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford family | Ford Motor Company. Archives. Oral History Section. | Henry Ford (Organization) | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile factories | Assembly-line methods | Automobile industry workers | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Ford Motor Company--Industrial relations | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Industry and education | Aircraft industry | Industrialists | Oral history | Pacifism | Philanthropists | Radio--History | Camping | Chronologies 
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20Title:  Subject Information Files subseries, 1863-1958 (bulk 1950-1956) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  903 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives. Oral History Section. 
 Abstract:  Owen W. Bombard headed the Oral History Section at Ford Motor Company in the 1950s. The Subject information files subseries contains reference and topical files created by Bombard and his staff. 
 Subjects:  Bombard, Owen W., 1922- | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford family | Ford Motor Company. Archives. Oral History Section. | Henry Ford (Organization) | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile factories | Assembly-line methods | Automobile industry workers | Ford Motor Company--History | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Ford Motor Company--Industrial relations | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Industry and education | Aircraft industry | Industrialists | Oral history | Pacifism | Philanthropists | Radio--History | Camping | Chronologies 
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