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1Title:  Overview for the Edsel B. Ford office papers, 1903-1945 (bulk 1920-1940) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  RG001 
 Creator:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. 
 Abstract:  This document presents an overview of the Edsel B. Ford Office papers record group. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Ford Motor Company--Management. | Ford Motor Company--Presidents. 
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2Title:  Edsel B. Ford office papers, 1903-1945 (bulk 1920-1940) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  6 
 Creator:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. 
 Abstract:  Edsel B. Ford, the only child of Henry and Clara Bryant Ford was secretary of the Ford Motor Company from 1915 to 1917 and president of the company from 1919 until his death in 1943. The papers are primarily comprised of correspondence, subject files, and financial records. The bulk of the records relate to company business in the 1920s, 1930s, and early 1940s. 
 Subjects:  Automobile industry and trade | Industrial designers. | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Ford Motor Company -- Management. | Ford Motor Company -- Presidents. 
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3Title:  Reports of Management Meetings, 1947-1954 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  422 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Industrial Relations. 
 Abstract:  Ford Motor Company implemented monthly management meetings in 1947 to establish two-way communication between all parts of the management team. This collection contains the monthly reports from those meetings from 1947 to 1954. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1917-1987 | Breech, Ernest R., 1897-1978 | Ford Motor Company. Personnel management. | Ford Motor Company. Employees. | Ford Motor Company. Management. | Automobile industry and trade | Ford automobile | Reports 
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4Title:  Ford International executive newsletters, 1950-1956 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  505 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Public Relations Department. 
 Abstract:  The Ford International executive newsletters were informal newsletters intended to share information about overseas branches of the Ford Motor Company. This collection contains newsletters from the 1950s as well as economic news abstracts from the same period. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1917-1987. | Mills, A. K. (Augustus King), 1902-1954. | Ford Motor Company. Public Relations Department. | Ford Motor Company. International Division--Public relations. | Automobile industry and trade | Ford automobile | Branches (Business enterprises) | Ford Motor Company--Management. | Reports. 
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5Title:  Frank Vivian papers, 1907-1950 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  89 
 Creator:  Vivian, Frank, 1885- 
 Abstract:  Frank Vivian worked for the Ford Motor Company for a number of years at the Richmond, California plant, and was personally acquainted with Henry and Edsel Ford. His papers include correspondence, administrative material, photographs, published pieces, and clippings. 
 Subjects:  Vivian, Frank, 1885- | Ford Motor Company--Management. | Ford Motor Company--Exhibitions. | Ford Motor Company--Public Relations. | Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940: San Francisco, Calif.) | Automobile industry and trade--California. | Automobile factories--California. | Exhibitions--California--20th century. | Flags--United States | Process control | World War, 1939-1945 | Antiques | Photographs. 
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6Title:  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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7Title:  John J. Long papers, 1919-1920 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1786 
 Creator:  Long, John J. 
 Abstract:  John J. Long was a consultant from the firm Thompson and Black hired by Ford Motor Company to reorganize the company’s cost accounting system. His papers include handwritten notes, correspondence, reports, site plans and meeting memoranda concerning his observations and suggestions for Ford. 
 Subjects:  Long, John J. | Ford Motor Company. Highland Park Plant. | Cost accounting | Automobile industry and trade--Inventory control | Ford Motor Company--Finance | Ford Motor Company--Management | Manufacturers--Costs | Manufacturing process 
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8Title:  Edsel Ford Automotive Scrapbook series, 1911-1925 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  660 
 Creator:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. 
 Abstract:  Edsel Ford was a connoisseur of fine art and antiques, and a designer of considerable talent. His interest in automobiles and design is expressed through the scrapbook, which holds magazine and catalog clippings of fine cars (mostly European), illustrations and snapshots of English custom bodies on the Model T chassis, and pictures of early racing cars. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943--Homes and haunts. | Ford Motor Company--Presidents. | Ford Motor Company--Management. | Automobile industry and trade | Automobiles--Design and construction. | Ford Model T automobile | Industrial designers. | Automobiles, Racing. | Boats and boating | Selling--Automobiles | Photographs. | Scrapbooks 
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9Title:  Audio Speeches series, 1938-1943 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1689 
 Creator:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. 
 Abstract:  The series consists of recordings of speeches made by Edsel B. Ford during the period 1938-1943, and include speeches made at the 1940 New York World’s Fair, and the Willow Run (Mich.) bomber plant. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Ford Motor Company--Presidents. | Ford Motor Company --Management. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Ford Motor Company. Willow Run Bomber Plant. | Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) | United States. Navy Dept. | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | Automobile driver education | Automobile industry and trade | Exhibitions--United States. | Radio programs | Used cars | World War, 1939-1945 | Ford Sunday Evening Hour (Radio program) | Compact discs. | Sound recordings. | Speeches. 
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10Title:  Defense Contracts Department records series, 1940-1953 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  748 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Finance Staff. 
 Abstract:  The Defense Contracts Department records series consists of files maintained by the Defense Contract Financial Administration Department, Controller's Office, Finance Division. The records document Department of Defense contract administration of Ford's maritime operations during World War II. Records include correspondence from Ford employees in the Traffic Import-Export Department in Edgewater, New Jersey; Traffic Department; and Marine Department. Files from the postwar period, circa 1947-1948, are predominantly from the Ford Navigation Company. Materials are arranged by subject. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company. Finance Staff. | Ford Motor Company. Finance Staff. | Ford Motor Company. Defense Contracts Department. | Ford Motor Company--Employees. | Ford Motor Company. Marine operations. | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant | Ford Motor Company--Finance. | Ford Motor Company--Management. | Ford Navigation Company. | United States. Dept. of Defense. | Automobile industry and trade--Costs. | Automobiles--Accounting | Branches (Business enterprises) | Costs, Industrial | Freight and freightage | Overhead costs | Subsidiary corporations | World War, 1939-1945 
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11Title:  General Personal Records series, 1823-1984 (bulk 1920-1947) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  23 
 Creator:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 
 Abstract:  The Henry Ford Office was created in 1906 by James Couzens to manage Henry Ford's correspondence and personal affairs. The General Personal records series contains material from the Henry Ford Office related to many of Henry Ford's non-automotive business and personal interests. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Avery, Clarence W. (Clarence Willard), 1882-1949 | Buchman, Frank Nathan Daniel, 1878-1961 | Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 | Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 | Correll, Charles J., 1890-1972 | Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979 | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford family | Gosden, Freeman F., 1899-1982 | Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 | Hill, Percival S. | Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 | Meadowcroft, Wm. H. (William Henry), 1853- | Perry, Percival S. | Plantiff, Faston, 1874-1934 | Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 | Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927 | Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916 | Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927 | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Ford Motor Company--Management | Ford Motor Company--Presidents | Berry Schools | Camp Legion | Camp Willow Run | Edison Illuminating Company | Edison Institute School | Henry Ford Farms | Henry Ford (Organization) | Wayside Inn (Sudbury, Mass.) | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile dealers | Crops--Soybeans | Dance | Goldenrods | Rubber | Rubber industry and trade--Brazil | Fort McAllister (Ga.: Ford) | Richmond Hill (Ga.) | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Clippings | Genealogy | Greeting cards | Ledgers | Maps | Microforms | Photographs | Postcards | Publications | Scrapbooks | Sheet music | Telegrams | Trade catalogs 
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