Bibliography: Ford Motor Company and China

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Ford and China Bibliography

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Archival

  • Acc. 7 Clipping Books 
    • volume 31 
      • Ford plans to extend operations to the Orient, November 11, 1922, page 31  
      • Ford help for Chinese is sought, December 13, 1922, page 130, December 14, 1922, page 141
      • Chinese Flivvors, December 26, 1922, page 159     
      • Ford training Chinese for Branch in Far East, December 17, 1922, page 140, January 10, 1923, page 193
    • volume 39
      • China seeks to interest Ford in reorganizing its industries, July 24, 1925, page 39, July 25, 1925, page 50
         
  • Acc. 38 Charles E. Sorensen Papers
    • box 2 China; Shanghai, 1930  
    • box 4 China; Shanghai, 1931
    • box 8 China; Shanghai, 1932     
    • box 26
      • China; Shanghai, 1935
      • China and Japan trip, March-June, 1935  
    • box 36 China, 1937
    • box 39 China, 1938
       
  • Acc. 44 William John Cameron Records 
    • box 17 China, 1930-1931 (mainly correspondence and reports from W. C. Cowling) 
       
  • Acc. 46 Ford Motor Company Executive Correspondence Records
    • box 54 Shanghai, 1938 
    • box 130 Shanghai, 1940 
    • box 184 Shanghai, 1941
       
  • Acc. 49 International Division Controller's Office Records Series 
    • box 19 Shanghai; Banking arrangements

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  • Acc. 76 Terminated Dealer Contracts
    • box 66-67 Foreign
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  • Acc. 78.300.1963 Frank C. Riecks Photograph Album
    • box 1 Photograph album (documents the first trip made with a Ford from Shanghai to Nankin on the first highway in China)
       
  • Acc. 93.1.380 Ferguson vs. Ford Motor Company Records
    • box 2 Ford Overseas Tractor Operations; China (photographs) 
    • box 27 Tractor Donations; Peking University, Peking, China (4 folders) 
    • box 28 Tractor Instruction; China, Ford Overseas Tractor Operations, Asia; China 
    • box 32 (C size) Ford Overseas Tractor Operations, Asia; China 
       
  • Acc. 285 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 7 Ford, Henry (Gift of Solid Tin Smoking Set from Koh Chin Siang, Billinton, China)
    • box 11 HO (Report on China by Dr. Tehyi Hsieh)
    • box 16 RO (C. H. Robertson, YMCA, Shanghai, China) 
    • box 19 WO (Ying C. Wong)
    • box 52 D40 N-S 48 (includes Villars A. Dodge, president of Dodge & Seymour, Ltd., New York re: China) 
    • box 84 B26 (Joseph Bailie (Peking University) re: establishing water power plant in China)
    • box 87
      • C31 (Chinese Applications)
      • C32 (C. J. Canoll, Engineer-in-chief, Szechuen Hankou Railway, China) 
    • box 121 C30 (Chinese Applications) 
    • box 129 E50 J-K 56 (J.R. Earle: Developments in China)
    • box 157 BA30 J-K 36 (Professor Joseph Bailie of Peking University, China)  
    • box 269 C452 (C. H. Robertson of YMCA of China)  
    • box 285 XYZ600 N-S 608 (Sun Yat-sen letter)  
    • box 736 B66 (Professor Joseph Bailie re: Chinese Students at FMC)  
    • box 970 Branches, Foreign; China
    • box 1030 N820 F-G 824 (National Government of China) 
    • box 1147 Branches, Foreign; China 
    • box 1266 BAILEY (Professor Joseph Bailie re: Chinese Institute of Technical Training)  
    • box 1519 BAILEY (includes Dr. Joseph Bailie, China)
    • box 1534 BROWN K-R (Dr. Robert E. Brown, Head of the Wuhu General Hospital, China)
    • box 1595 FUA-FUH (General Han Fu Chu, Governor and Military Commander of Shantung Province, China)
    • box 1634 KUI-KUN (Dr. H. H. Kung, member of State Council, etc. Republic of China)    
    • box 1697 TUL-TURM (H.F. Tung, Chairman Board of Directors of Fukien Children's Home, Foochow, China)
    • box 2025 China; Shanghai  
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  • Acc. 371 Branch Correspondence Subseries  
    • box 1 Outside Correspondence, 1936 (Fred Wong Louis)  
    • box 3 Outside Correspondence, 1944 (Stanley Wong) 
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  • Acc. 689 W.C. Cowling Records Subseries 
    • box 1 Scrapbook (clippings, maps, etc., re: Shanghai and China) 
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  • Acc. 708 Bank Account Statements Subseries 
    • box 30 Shanghai, China (Ford Motor Co. Exports, Inc. (Shanghai) 1933-1935
    • box 31 Shanghai 1938-1940
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  • Acc. 710 Treasury Reports, 1943-1945
    • box 2 Shanghai; Reports to Treasury
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  • Acc. 712 International Division. Correspondence Subseries
    • box 36 Shanghai  
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  • Acc. 880 Mira Wilkins Papers 
    • box 5 China 
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  • Acc. 1394 Foreign Branch Advertising Records 
    • box 2 Shanghai 12-1939 to 12-1940 
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  • Small Accessions
    • Acc. 367 Ford Agricultural and Industrial Aid to China, 1930-1943
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  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File Series
    • box 3 Air Pilots; Tien Lai Huang, Major
    • box 21 Assembly Line Methods; Tractors; Fordson; Michigan; Dearborn (pictures of Chinese students at Fordson Rouge Tractor Assembly Plant)
    • box 22 Automobiles; Contemporary; 1920-1929 (Ford Wanderwell Expedition) 
    • box 24 Automobiles; Exhibitions; 1920-1929; Ford (Ford Exhibition in Shanghai, China)
    • box 123 Industry; Automobiles; FMC; Buildings; China; Shanghai
    • box 148 Politicians & Politics; Wu, Chao-Chu
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  • Acc. 833 General Photographs Series 
    • box 62 152B Ford Automobiles, 1938 (Tsingtao, China) 
    • box 101 261D Ford Trucks, 1935 (Ford Truck w/ Chinese Lettering) 
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  • Acc. 188 Personal for Henry Ford Photographs Subseries   
    • neg 11663 Mr. Jehl and Chinese Students, 12/20/1934  
    • neg 22663-664 Chinese plant at Recreation Building, Mrs. Ford, 3/31/1938 
    • neg 22688-694 Chinese copies; Manufacturer of Tung oil, 4/5/1938

Ford News

  • Build Roads for Autos in China, 2:5L:6:3-4   
  • Ford Trade School Prepares Chinese, 2:22F:3:1-4  
  • Ford World News. Peking (Ford car used), 3:2F:1+:2-3
  • Ford Trade School Prepares Chinese, 3:16L:3:1-4  
  • Ford World News. Peking (Ford car used), 3:20L:1+:2-3
  • Call of Ford in Interior of China, 6:4F:6:4 
  • Preparing a Ford Car for Delivery in China, 6:15L:3:1-2
  • A  Few of the 4,000 Undergraduates in Fords Schools, 6:15L:6:1-4
  • Call of Ford in Interior of China, 6:22L:6:4 
  • Other Notes: Assembly in China, 6:23L:3:1-2 
  • Ford Export to Shanghai, 8:16:138:3
  • Ford World Notes: Fleet of Ford Cars Owned by Chinese Officials, 10:4:44:1-2 

Vertical File

  • Celebrities – Huang, Major Tien Lai
  • Ford Motor China Ltd

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