Bibliography: Ford Motor Company Dealers

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Ford Motor Company Dealers 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.

Archival

  • Acc. 387 Dealer Registrations and Cancellations Ledgers, 1908-1924
    • boxes 1-20 Dealers by year, state, and city, 1908-1918
    • boxes 21-24 Commercial Department records, 1905-1912
    • box 25 Agent Contracts in Numerical Order, 1912-1913
    • box 26 Agent Contracts in Alphabetical Order, 1914-1916
    • box 28 Agent Contracts in Numerical Order, 1915-1916
    • boxes 29-30 Agent Contracts in Alphabetical Order, 1916-1918
    • boxes 31-32 Dealers by year, state, and city, 1924
       
  • Acc. 76 Terminated Dealer Contracts subseries, 1914-1921
    • box 1 Albany
    • boxes 2-5 Atlanta
    • boxes 6-8 Buffalo
    • boxes 9-14 Cambridge
    • boxes 15-18 Charlotte
    • boxes 19-27 Chicago
    • boxes 28-30 Cincinnati 
    • boxes 31-33 Cleveland
    • boxes 34-38 Columbus
    • boxes 39-42 Dallas
    • boxes 43-46 Denver
    • boxes 47-53 Des Moines
    • boxes 54-60 Detroit
    • boxes 61-65 Fargo
    • boxes 66-67 Foreign
    • boxes 68-70 Huston
    • boxes 71-73 Indianapolis
    • boxes 74-75 Jacksonville
    • boxes 76-82 Kansas City
    • boxes 83-85 Long Island
    • boxes 86-87 Los Angeles
    • boxes 89-91 Louisville
    • boxes 92-94 Memphis
    • boxes 95-100 Milwaukee 
    • boxes 101-109 Minneapolis
    • boxes 110-112 New Orleans
    • boxes 113-115 New York City
    • boxes 116-120 Oklahoma City
    • boxes 121-123 Omaha
    • boxes 124-129 Philadelphia
    • boxes 130-132 Pittsburgh
    • boxes 133-135 Portland
    • boxes 136-138 Salt Lake City
    • box 139 San Francisco
    • boxes 140-141 Scranton
    • boxes 142-143 Seattle
    • boxes 144-145 Spokane
    • boxes 146-151 St. Louis
    • boxes 152-157 Lincoln Distributors' Agreements by city
       
  • Acc. 42 Marvin Buckberry Papers
    • box 1 Listing of dealers who have represented Ford Motor Company for 25 years, 1946 
       
  • Acc. 916 Sales and Statistics Department Records Series
    • box 1 Ford International Sales Statistics
      • Dealers 1941, 1947-1949 ((Dealers-Deliveries-by countries)
      • Dealers 1922-1940 (Dealers-Deliveries-by plants) 
      • Dealers 1941-1946 (Dealers-Deliveries-by countries-reports)
      • Dealers 1949 (Dealers-Deliveries - by plants)
    • box 2 Ford International Sales Statistics
      • Dealers 1948 (Dealers-Deliveries - by plants)
      • Dealers 1947 (Dealers-Deliveries - by plants)
      • Dealers - 1946 (Dealers-Deliveries - by plants)
         
  • Acc. 1698 Dealership Blueprints Records Subseries, 1919-1920
    • Dealership blueprints by location, some dealership names noted
       
  • Acc. 235 Administration Building Third Floor Vault Records Series
    • box 6 Ford Motor Co., Michigan Car Shipments, 1907 
    • box 9 (Oversized) Ford Motor Co., Michigan Car Shipments, 1907 
       
  • Small Accessions
    • Acc. 68 Lists Ford dealers in business for 50 years, May 1962
       
  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File 
    • box 22 Dealers – Ford – Domestic (1903 – 1909)
    • box 23 Dealers – Ford – Domestic (1910 – 1959), Dealers – Ford – Foreign
       
  • Acc. 833 General Photographs Series 
    • boxes 351-357 (Service Stations, Garages and Dealership photographs)

Periodicals

  • The Ford Dealer. Ford Motor Company. v.3:no.5-v.4:no.6 (1945:June/July-1949:Oct./Nov.), v.5:no.1-v.19:no.2 (1950:Jan./Feb.-1965:Mar./Apr.), v.19:no.4-v.34:no.2 (1965:July/Aug.-1980:spring)

Ford News

  • See:
    • Advertising; Dealerships
    • Ford Dealers
      • Air guidance signs
      • Automobiles, used
      • Business conditions
      • Coal sales
      • Community involvement (See Community involvement)
      • Community service (See Community service)
      • Contests (See Contests-Dealer sponsored, Sales contests, Service contests)
      • Ford films
      • Greenfield Village donation
      • History
      • Letter from Edsel Ford
      • Locations
      • Meetings
      • Number of
      • Oldest
      • Physical plant
      • Public relations
      • Showrooms
      • Social functions
      • Territories
      • Training
      • Visit to plants
    • Search for : "Ford Dealers," "Lincoln Dealers, "Fordson Dealers" to find dealers by location (state or country)
    • Search for individual dealership names

Vertical File

  • Dealers (multiple subfolders including dealers by date, state, etc.)
  • Ford Motor Company - Dealers, Long Term
  • Ford Motor Company - Sales & Service 

Books

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