Bibliography: Ford Brazil

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Ford Brazil Bibliography

This bibliography was compiled by staff of the Benson Ford Research Center’s Archives and Library Department based on materials in our collections. If you have questions about these resources, please use our Submit a Question feature. If you are interested in duplication, please see our Duplication Resources FAQ.

Please note: This bibliography covers Ford Motor Company branch/assembly operations in Brazil. For information on the rubber plantations at Fordlandia and Belterra please see Bibliography: Ford Rubber Plantations Fordlandia and Belterra.

Archival

  • Acc. 285 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 631 Brazil
    • box 789 Brazil
    • box 929 Brazil Correspondence
    • box 969 Brazil
    • box 1107 Brazil
    • box 1147 Brazil
    • box 1275 Brazil Correspondence
    • box 1314 Brazil
    • box 1417 Brazil Correspondence, 1932
    • box 1435 Brazil
    • box 1532 Brazil Correspondence (2 folders)
    • box 1592 Brazil
    • box 1728 Brazil Correspondence
    • box 1864 Brazil Correspondence
    • box 1991 Brazil Correspondence
    • box 2025 Brazil - San Paulo, Rio de Janeiro
    • box 2110 Brazil Correspondence
    • box 2492 Brazil
    • box 2673 Brazil
    • box 2827 Brazil
  • Acc. 6 Edsel B Ford Office papers
    • box 205 South American, and Asiatic, and Brazil, 1930
    • box 276 R (includes FMC, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil), 1929
                    S (includes FMC, Sao Paulo, Brazil), 1929
    • box 279 S (includes FMC, Sao Paulo), 1930
    • box 287 R (includes FMC, Rio de Janeiro), 1932
  • Acc. 46 Ford Motor Company Executive Correspondence
    • box 54 1938 Branch Correspondence; Sao Paulo
    • box 76 1939 Branch Correspondence; Sao Paulo
      ​​​​​​​            1939 Branch Correspondence; Rio De Janiero
    • box 130 1940 Branch Correspondence; Sao Paulo
                    1940 Branch Correspondence; Rio De Janiero
    • box 184 1941 Branch Correspondence; Sao Paulo
    • box 224 1942 Branch Correspondence; Sao Paulo
      ​​​​​​​              1942 Branch Correspondence; Rio De Janiero
    • box 259 1943 Branch Correspondence; Sao Paulo (also contains Rio De Janiero)
    • box 288 1944 Branch Correspondence; Sao Paulo (also contains Rio De Janiero)
    • box 300 1945 Branch Correspondence; Sao Paulo
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  • Acc. 33 General Subject Files Subseries
    • box 22 Foreign Branches - Brazil - original setup 1924
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  • Acc. 951 Ford Motor Company Non-Serial Publications Collection
    • box 11 Fatos Sobre a Nova Fabrica da Ford Motor Company em Sao Paulo
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  • Acc. 1394 Foreign Branch Advertising Records
    • box 2 Rio de Janeiro 12-1938 to 12-1940
                Sao Paulo 12-1939 to 12-1940
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  • Acc. 19 Advertisement Collection
    • box 160 United States--Export--Brazil--1930-1932; 1934-1936; 1938
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  • Acc. 630 Foreign Branch Publicity Subseries
    • box 1 Brazil, Sao Paulo, Plant Dedication Commemorative Album, 1953
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  • Acc. 288 Water Power Records
    • box 1 Brazil
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  • Acc. 524 Plant Engineering Department Records
    • box 10 Foreign Branches; Mexico & Latin America; Rio De Janeiro
                  Foreign Branches Mexico & Latin America; San Paulo
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  • Acc. 202 Central and South America Records
    • box 1- 7 Correspondence, Purchase Notices, Invoices, Production Reports, Applications for employment, Departmental communications, and Purchasing for Sao Paulo and other Central and South American branches.
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  • Acc. 206 Interim Reports Subsubseries
    • box 5 Foreign Assembly Branches (minute costs & daily production) February 1934-February 1935; Sao Paulo
    • box 6 Foreign Assembly Branches (minute costs & daily production) March-December 1935; Sao Paulo
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  • Acc. 1942 International Division Purchasing Office Records
    • box 2 International Division Overview, 1958 (4 folders) (photographs, organization charts, and histories including São Paulo)
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  • Acc. 157 C.L. Martindale Otto H. Husen Files Subsubseries
    • box 10 Time Study; Sao Paulo, 1936
    • box 18 Time Study; Sao Paulo, 1936
    • box 203 Costs; Sao Paulo, Foreign, 1941
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  • Acc. 708 Bank Account Statements Subsubseries
    • box 28 Paulo, Brazil (Ford Motor Co, Exports, Inc. Sao Paulo) 1933-1935
    • box 29 29 Sao Paulo 1938-1944
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  • Acc. 394 Accounting Records Subsubseries
    • box 1 General Accounting; Foreign Ford Branches and Companies 1926; Ford Motor Co. Exports Inc. - Sao Paulo
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  • Acc. 712 Correspondence Subseries. International Division
    • box 32 Sao Paulo (Activity reports 1948, Fleet Owner Reports 1942-1943, Monthly K.D. schedules 1948, Letters & Correspondence re Sao Paulo licenses, Permit information - Lot values, etc., Santiago - Sao Paulo, Permit record, Prices - 1941, Local purchases)
    • box 33 Sao Paulo (Purchasing 1947-1948)
    • box 34 Sao Paulo (New Plant, Paint, Prospective suppliers July-December 1948, Radiators 1948, Sociedare vidro Protector (Mr. Pezattari) 1947, Chassis springs, 1948)
    • box 35 Sao Paulo (Spring, seat & cushion, Springs, Chassis, Samples 1948, Steel 1928, Body sheet steel 1948, Tires 1948)
    • box 36 Sao Paulo (Tire import licenses, P.O, list 1946, Unit import licenses, Vehicle specifications, Wheels)
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  • Acc. 713 Correspondence Subseries. International Division
    • box 8 Sao Paulo, 1945-1950, Sao Paulo, 1947
    • box 11 Brazil "Brazilian Export and Import Controls, 1948"
                            "Impact of Brazilian Exchange and Tax laws on Brazilian profits, 1948"
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  • Acc. 714 Correspondence Subseries. International Division
    • box 2 Expenditure Authorizations 1947-1948 includes Sao Paulo branch
    • box 4 Miscellaneous - Sao Paulo 1948 (re new Brazilian Plant project; production of 1949 Lincolns & Mercurys; location of service stock, department, etc.)
    • box 5 Personnel - Sao Paulo
    • box 8 Purchase Notices - Sao Paulo
    • box 16 Summary of Latin American & Far Eastern Managers' Monthly Letters, 4th quarter, 1947 (includes Sao Paulo)
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  • Acc. 507 Manufacturing and Assembly Department Records
    • box 40 125-136 (includes miscellaneous: Brazil), 1947
    • box 97 Branch Correspondence, 1934-1938; Brazil 1934-1935 (2 folders), 1936, 1938
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  • Acc. 2003.146 Lewis D Crusoe Papers
    • box 15 Foreign Operations Committee reports, Brazil, 1948 and 1950
    • box 17 Brazilian Automotive Subcommittee, v. 1-2, summary report, 1953
    • box 21 Brazil, 1948
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  • Acc. 398 Ford Motor Company Income Tax Records
    • box 2 Capital Stock Tax 1917-1926: Ford Motor Co., Brazil 1922-1926
       
  • Acc. 49 Controllers Office Records Series
    • box 15 Rio de Janeiro (Banking, Chief Clerks, Audits Credit Department, Rates)
    • box 16 Rio and Sao Paulo Sao Paulo (folder 1)
    • box 17 Sao Paulo (folders 2 and 3)
                  Sao Paulo (Accounting Routine, Banking)
    • box 18 Sao Paulo (Banking, References on banks)
                  Sao Paulo (Banking, Chief Clerks Adult Credit Department, Credit Department (FIVAP S.A.),
      ​​​​​​​                Rates, Zone Managers' Reports)
    • box 29 Maps; Rio de Janeiro
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  • Acc. 1858 Tom Lilley Papers
    • box 4 Photographs Central & South American Ford Plants, circa 1958 (includes Sao Paulo)
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  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File
    • box 19 Assembly Line Methods; Automobiles; Brazil; Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo
    • box 21 Assembly Line Methods; Trucks; Brazil; Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo
    • box 123 Buildings; Brazil; Sao Paulo
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  • Acc. 833 General Photographs
    • box 1 Argentina--Cordoba through Brazil--Sao Paulo (1b)
                Brazil--Matto Grosso through Sao Paulo (1c)
                Brazil--Sao Paulo (1d)

Periodicals

Ford Times

  • “The Model T at Home in Brazil,” March 1912, v.V, n.5, p.201
  • “Fords Serve Brazil’s Coffee Planters,” February 1913, v.VI, n.5 p.223
  • “Many Ford Being Sold in Brazil This Year,” August 1913, v.VI, n.11, p.461

Ford News
See:

  • Brazil
  • Brazil Ford Dealers
  • Export
  • Ford Assembly Plant (Sao Paulo, BRA)
  • Ford Branch (Sao Paulo, BRA)
  • Ford Service Branch (Pernambuco, BRA)
  • Fordson Tractor; Brazil

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  • Last Updated Feb 07, 2023
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