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1Title:  Howard Woodworth Simpson papers, 1919-1956 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  500 
 Creator:  Simpson, Howard Woodworth, 1892-1963 
 Abstract:  Howard Simpson worked for Henry Ford & Son at the Fordson tractor plant in Dearborn. He worked in tractor and transmission design. The papers include drawings, patents, notes and other data related to Fordson tractors and automobile transmission. 
 Subjects:  Simpson, Howard Woodworth, 1892-1963 | Agricultural implements | Automobiles--Transmission devices | Engineering drawings | Fordson tractors | Inventors | Mechanical engineers | Motor vehicles--Design and construction | Tractor industry--Michigan | Tractors | Tractors--Patents | Blueprints | Diaries 
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2Title:  Laurence S. Sheldrick papers, 1932-1948 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  652 
 Creator:  Sheldrick, L. S. (Laurence S.), 1892-1981. 
 Abstract:  Laurence S. Sheldrick was a draftsman and designer for Lincoln Motor Company and Ford Motor Company. He worked a variety of design projects including automotive, tank, and aircraft engines and the 9N Fordson tractor. The papers include correspondence, reports and photographs related to that design work. 
 Subjects:  Sheldrick, L. S. (Laurence S.), 1892-1981. | Ford Motor Company -- Employees. | Automobiles -- Performance | Ferguson tractors | Fordson tractors | Mechanical engineers | Tractors | Correspondence | Diaries | Test reports 
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3Title:  Model T part specification and machine operation sheets, 1915-1926 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  166 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company 
 Abstract:  The part specification sheets are part of Ford Motor Company’s purchasing system. Each automobile part had its own informational sheet and corresponding number. This collection includes Model T, truck, Lincoln and Fordson tractor sheets. 
 Subjects:  Ford Motor Company | Automobile industry and trade | Ford Model T automobile | Lincoln automobile | Fordson tractors | Automobiles--Parts | Automobiles--Design and construction | Industrial procurement 
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4Title:  Ford Motor Company Legal Office Patent Records, 1905-1951 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  93.1.296 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company 
 Abstract:  The records from the Ford Motor Company Legal Office contain material related to patent and trademark agreements, lawsuits and registrations for aircraft, prosthetics, tractors, magnesium manufacture, and Ford automobiles. 
 Subjects:  Dow Chemical Company | Ford Motor Company | Henry Ford & Son, Inc. | Junkers, Hugo, 1859-1935 | Junkers Flugzeug- und -Motorenwerke, Dessau | Aircraft | Artificial hands | Fordson tractors | Lincoln automobile | Magnesium | Patents | Trademarks | Czechoslovakia | Germany | Great Britain | Spain | Photographs | Technical drawings | Blueprints 
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5Title:  Irving R. Bacon papers, 1863-1957 (bulk 1929-1945) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1657 
 Creator:  Bacon, Irving R. (Irving Ruben), 1875-1962 
 Abstract:  Irving R. Bacon worked for Henry Ford as an artist. His work ranged from cartoons in the Ford Times to paintings of artifacts and events at the Edison Institute. His papers include photographs, drawings, and correspondence related to his career with Ford Motor Company and the Edison Institute. 
 Subjects:  Bacon, Irving R. (Irving Ruben), 1875-1962 | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford family | Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 | Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 | Bennett, Sir John, 1805-1891 | Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 | Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 | Firestone, Harvey Samuel, 1868-1938 | Thumb, Tom, 1838-1883 | Dearborn Inn (Dearborn, Mich) | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company. Highland Park Plant | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant | Henry Ford (Organization). Greenfield Village | Henry Ford (Organization). Henry Ford Museum | Dearborn Independent | Fordson tractor | Actors and actresses | Celebrities | Artists | Painting | Theater--Stage setting and scenery | Sketches | Photographs 
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6Title:  Small Accessions Collection, 1812-1984 (bulk 1903-1978) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  Not Available 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Archives 
 Abstract:  Originally started by Ford Motor Company archivists to house and administer collections deemed too small to be described individually, the bulk of the Small Accession collection was donated to The Henry Ford in the 1964 donation (the first and largest transfer of archives from Ford Motor Company to The Henry Ford) and the practice was continued by Edison Institute staff. 
 Subjects:  Airplanes | Automobile dealers | Automobile industry and trade | Automobiles | Buildings--Michigan--Dearborn | Ford automobile | Ford tractors | Lincoln automobile | Fordson tractors | Industrialists | Philanthropists | Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Henry, 1917-1987 | Ford family | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company--Anniversaries, etc. | Ford Motor Company--Buildings | Ford Motor Company--Employees | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant | Ford Village Industries | Lincoln Motor Company | Edison Institute Schools | Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) | Henry Ford Farms | Henry Ford (Organization) | Henry Ford (Organization). Greenfield Village | Henry Ford (Organization). Henry Ford Museum | Wayside Inn (Sudbury, Mass.) | Dearborn (Mich.) | Detroit (Mich.) | Oral histories | Audiotapes | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Compact discs | Design drawings | Diaries | DVDs | Ledgers (account books) | Photographs | Publications | Sound recordings | Technical drawings | Videotapes 
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7Title:  Charles E. Sorensen Office Files and Personal Records Subseries, 1915-1945 (bulk 1920-1943) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  38 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Superintendents Office. 
 Abstract:  The Department Files subseries consists of Charles Sorensen's office and personal records. The subseries is organized into four subsubseries. The Foreign Ford Companies subsubseries, 1929-1939 (16.8 cubic ft.), consists of correspondence, summary production data, and financial analysis data from Ford overseas plants and subsidiary companies in Argentina; Belgium; Canada; China; Denmark; Egypt; England; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Holland; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Luxembourg; Mexico; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Spain; Sweden; and Turkey. In addition, the Foreign Ford Companies subsubseries includes meeting minutes from Ford overseas general manager's meetings. The Branch Correspondence subsubseries, 1915-1946 (36.2 cubic ft.), contains correspondence, analysis summaries, and production data from Ford branches and plants. The material is arranged alphabetically by subject and there is additional material arranged alphabetically by correspondent. The material covers a wide variety of topics and reflects Sorensen's diverse interests and responsibilities with Ford. The Cablegrams and Telegrams subsubseries, 1917-1928 (1.2 cubic ft.), consists of incoming and outgoing messages detailing weekly production data and labor rates from branches and plants. The Charles E. Sorensen Personal records subsubseries, 1915-1945 (15.4 cubic ft.), contains personal correspondence; receipts and vouchers for personal expenses; accounts; contracts; insurance policies and non-automotive material including copies of design drawings, Detroit, Toledo and Ironton Railroad maps, and general publications. 
 Subjects:  Sorensen, Charles E. (Charles Emil), 1881-1968. | Ford Motor Company. Rouge River Plant | Ford Motor Company. Willow Run Bomber Plant. | Ford Village Industries. | Lincoln Motor Company (Detroit, Mich.) | Henry Ford and Son Inc. | Henry Ford & Son., Ltd. | Detroit, Toledo, and Ironton Railroad. | Automobiles--Design and construction | Assembly-line methods | Fordson tractors | B-24 bomber | Iron mines and mining--Michigan | Aircraft industry--Military aspects | Costs, Industrial | Armored vehicles, Military | Automobile industry and trade--Argentina. | Automobile industry and trade--Belgium. | Automobile industry and trade--Canada | Automobile industry and trade--China | Automobile industry and trade--Denmark. | Automobile industry and trade--Egypt. | Automobile industry and trade--England. | Automobile industry and trade--Finland. | Automobile industry and trade--France. | Automobile industry and trade--Germany. | Automobile industry and trade--Greece. | Automobile industry and trade--Ireland. | Automobile industry and trade--Italy. | Automobile industry and trade--Luxembourg. | Automobile industry and trade--Mexico | Automobile industry and trade--Netherlands. | Automobile industry and trade--Poland. | Automobile industry and trade--Portugal. | Automobile industry and trade--Romania. | Automobile industry and trade--Spain. | Automobile industry and trade--Sweden. | Automobile industry and trade--Turkey. | Automobile industry and trade--Management | Automobile industry and trade--Costs. | Automobile factories | Coal mines and mining--Michigan. | Tractor industry--Ireland. | Production scheduling | Wages and labor productivity | World War, 1939-1945 | Willow Run (Mich.) | Design drawings | Minutes 
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8Title:  Ford Motor Company, Ltd. collection, 1903-1990 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1790 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company, Ltd. 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of correspondence, advertising, promotional material, and photographs documenting Ford Motor Company's operations in England, Europe, North Africa, and the Mediterranean. 
 Subjects:  Burgess Wise, David | Hennessy, Patrick | Perry, Percival L. D. (Lea Dewhurst), 1878-1956. | Briggs Body Works, ltd. | Ford Motor Company | Ford Motor Company ltd. | Ford Motor Company ltd.--History. | Ford Motor Company--History. | Ford Motor Company--Public relations. | Ford Motor Company ltd.--Public relations. | Henry Ford & Son, Ltd. | Advertising--Automobiles. | Ralleye automobile Monte Carlo. | Automobiles--Design and construction | Automobiles--Maintenance and repair | Automobile dealers | Automobile industry and trade | Automobile industry and trade--Belgium. | Automobile industry and trade--Brazil | Automobile industry and trade--Canada | Automobile industry and trade--Sri Lanka. | Automobile industry and trade--China | Automobile industry and trade--Denmark. | Automobile industry and trade--Egypt. | Automobile industry and trade--England--Dagenham. | Automobile industry and trade--Finland. | Automobile industry and trade--France | Automobile industry and trade--Germany | Automobile industry and trade--Greece. | Automobile industry and trade--India | Automobile industry and trade--Ireland. | Automobile industry and trade--Italy. | Automobile industry and trade--Malta. | Automobile industry and trade--Netherlands. | Automobile industry and trade--Norway. | Automobile industry and trade--Philippines. | Automobile industry and trade--Poland. | Automobile industry and trade--Portugal. | Automobile industry and trade--Romania. | Automobile industry and trade--Spain. | Automobile industry and trade--Sweden. | Automobile industry and trade--Switzerland. | Automobile industry and trade--Turkey. | Automobile industry and trade--United States | Automobile factories | Automobile rallies | Automobile racing | Automobiles, Racing | Sales reporting | World War, 1939-1945 | Anglia automobile | Consul automobile | Corsair automobile. | Cortina automobile | Escort automobile | Ford automobile | Ford Model A automobile | Ford Model T automobile | Lincoln automobile | Ford Motor Company, Ltd. collection | Meteor automobile | Pilot automobile. | Prefect automobile | Popular automobile | Mercury Zephyr automobile | Zodiac automobile | Bus industry | Fordson tractors | Thames truck. | Trucks--Design and construction | Truck industry | Press releases | Ford Zephyr automobile | Lincoln Zephyr automobile | Production reports | Clippings | Contracts | Design drawings | Glass negatives | Photograph albums | Photographs | Publications | Scrapbooks 
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