Bibliography: Henry Ford and Son

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Henry Ford and Son Bibliography

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Archival

  • Acc. 62 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 14-15 Henry Ford and Son, 1918
    • box 26 Passports - Henry Ford and Son
    • box 51 Henry Ford and Son, 1916, 1917
    • box 95
      • Henry Ford and Son
      • Bonus Plan
      • Dealers
      • Income and excess profits tax return
      • Lease
      • Shipping lines - plans
      • Tractor commendations
      • Tractor financing
      • Tractor insurance
      • Henry Ford and Son, Ltd., of Cork, Ireland
         
  • Acc. 284 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 9 Henry Ford and Son, Incorporated (Dearborn, New York, Cork, Ireland)
       
  • Acc. 285 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 7 Finance dividends (includes Henry Ford & Son, Ford Motor Company)
    • box 11
      • Henry Ford & Son Inc.
      • Henry Ford & Son Ltd., Cork, Ireland (includes report on Ireland by Edward Grace)
      • Henry Ford & Son Ltd., minutes of directors' meetings
      • Henry Ford & Son Inc., New York
    • box 26 Henry Ford & Son Ltd. Cork, Ireland
    • box 29 Ford Motor Company; New York City (includes monthly balance sheets of Henry Ford & Son)
    • box 56
      • Henry Ford & Son. Ltd., Cork, Ireland
      • Henry Ford & Son of New York
    • box 96
      • Henry Ford & Son Ltd., - Cork, Ireland (includes re: stone from Mr. Ford's father's old homestead near Bantry, Ireland)
      • Henry Ford & Son of New York
    • box 130 Henry Ford & Son Ltd., Cork, Ireland (includes re: photographs and drawing of old church of the church of England at Ballinascarty, Ireland, attended by Henry Ford's father)
    • box 173 Henry Ford & Son, Ltd., Cork, Ireland
    • box 230 Henry Ford & Son, Ltd., Cork, Ireland
    • box 374 Henry Ford & Son - Cork, Ireland (includes re: Kilnagross Church, Clonakilty, county Cork - attended by all Mr. Ford's ancestors)
    • box 487 Henry Ford & Son - Cork, Ireland
    • box 629
      • Henry Ford & Son, Ltd., Cork, Ireland
      • Henry Ford & Son, Ltd., Cork, Ireland re: Evolution Automobile vs Henry Ford (French Tractor Patent Suit)
    • box 788 Henry Ford & Son, Cork, Ireland
    • box 965 Henry Ford & Son (Cork)
    • box 1138 Henry Ford & Son (Cork)
    • box 1302 Henry Ford & Sons Corks Ireland
    • box 1448 Henry Ford & Son Ltd, Cork, Ireland
       
  • Acc. 1790 Ford Motor Company, Ltd. Collection
    • box 23 Henry Ford & Son, Ltd.
      • Cork Tractor Factory Photographs, 1917-1920
      • Lease, 1937 and 1945
      • Production Summaries, 1927

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  • Acc. 254 Henry and Clara Ford Financial Records
    • box 81 Henry Ford & Son check register
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  • Acc. 33 General Subject Files Subseries. Auditing Department
    • box 62
      • Henry Ford & Son – 1923, 1928, 1933
      • Henry Ford & Son - Depreciation, 1934
      • Henry Ford & Son - Net Investment, 1930-37
      • Henry Ford & Son - Green Island Misc.
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  • Acc. 69 Henry Ford and Son Laboratories Series
    • box 1-10 Henry Ford and Son Engineering, Research and Development, Correspondence, and Information related to farming and industrial projects, Tractor Catalogs (1916-1917)
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  • Acc. 185 George R. Brubaker Tractor Correspondence and Reports Series
    • box 1 Henry Ford & Son, Inc. 
      • Charlotte Branch, Transfer to FMC
      • Dearborn (Articles of Incorporation, Annual Report for 1917, Blueprint of Tractor Plant, Description of Property)
      • Thompson & Black of New York, Memorandum of Release (Henry Ford & Son, Inc.) 
      • U. S. Department of Agriculture, Application for License, 1918
      • U. S. Government (War Department; Agricultural Department and Congress), Priority to Manufacture Fordson Tractors
      • Western Gear Manufacturing Company, Purchase of Machinery
    • box 2 Correspondence, 1921-1927
    • box 3 Correspondence, 1927-1928
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  • Acc. 787 Henry Ford & Son, Inc., Records
    • box 1 Ledgers; Check Registers, 1915-1920
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  • Acc. 791 Henry Ford & Son, Inc., Records
    • box 1 Ledger; General ledger: cash record journal entries, check registers 1918-22
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  • Acc. 670 Henry Ford & Son, Inc., Records
    • box 1-11 Working papers, manufacturing accounting records, 1919-20. Tractor information directly after WWI
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  • Acc. 215 Henry Ford and Son, Inc. Purchasing Records
    • box 1-2 Ledgers; Purchase orders for machinery and machine tools, 1917-1920
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  • Acc. 219 Henry Ford & Son Construction Ledger
    • box 1 Ledger; Plant construction costs - contractor voucher record, 1920
       
  • Acc. 268 Tractor Production Records
    • box 1 Working papers - Tractor production costs 1920-1931
      • Tractor minor assemblies
      • Average factory costs
      • Analysis of Rouge Plant costs
      • Tractor costs
      • Cost memoranda 
      • Scrap loss
      • Store stocks
      • Production inventory
      • Shop production
      • Distribution of payroll
      • Daily payroll
      • Segregated tractor costs
      • Construction in process
      • Material distribution
      • Hamilton Plant - Trans, production
         
  • Acc. 329 Henry Ford & Son, Inc. Records
    • box 1
      • Minute Book, 1917-1926
      • Correspondence, 1918-1920
      • Report of Audit, 1920
      • Transfer of Tractor Rights to Henry Ford, 1918
      • Dealer Contract, ca. 1918
      • Articles of Incorporation, 1917 and Change of Attitude, 1920
    • box 2 Stock Certificates
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  • Acc. 93.1.296 Ford Motor Company Legal Office Patent Records
    • box 1
      • Tractor Manufacturing, 1916-1918
      • Trademarks, Application and Registration Fordson, 1917-1924
        • Great Britain
        • Other Foreign Countries (2 folders)
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  • Acc. 84 Raymond H. Berry Papers
    • box 11 Henry Ford & Son, Inc. (Michigan) Tax refund case, 1922-1929, 1931-1936
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  • Acc. 351 William Ford Tractor Sales Company Records
    • box 1
      • Correspondence and Legal Documents (1930-1939)
        • Certificate of Dissolution, 1938
        • Notices of Annual Stockholders Meetings
        • Building Lease, 1933
        • Employment and Stock Purchase Agreement
        • Articles of Association, 6/30
        • Proxy
        • Resolutions of Board of Directors
      • Balance Sheets (1935-1937)
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  • Acc. 526 Edward L. Bryant Papers
    • box 6 Photo albums; Fordson Tractor
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  • Acc. 952 Time Books and Payroll Records
    • box 1 Henry Ford & Son Office Pay Roll. First book Dec. 1915 - Jan. 1919. Includes first investment certificate records, 1920
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  • Acc. 38 Charles Sorensen Papers
    • box 10 Ireland: Cork, 1932
    • box 16 Ireland: Cork, 1933
    • box 19 Annual General Manager's Meeting Minutes, Cork, 1934
    • box 42
      • Cork Plant, 1920
      • Cork Steamship Line, 1919
    • box 141
      • Ford, Henry & Son – lunches
      • Ford, Henry & Son
    • box 165 Fordson Tractor
    • box 166 Fordson Tractor
      • "Fordson Pep"
      • Fordson sales and service (Sales brochures, Price list of parts 1920, Parts price list (French), Operator's manual 1920, Owner's manual (French))
    • box 167 Fordson Tractor
      • Plows, Specifications, Grain drills, Implement and equipment sales manual, Oliver implements, Special tools
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  • Acc. 328 Ireland: Henry Ford & Son Ltd. Records
    • box 1 Minutes, agreements, titles, export prices, distributors and reports, 1917-1918 
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  • Acc. 266 Henry Ford & Son, Ltd. Records
    • box 1
      • Cork, Ireland - Tractor Plant
      • Crawford, J. (Blueprint of Sewerage, Cork, Ireland) Dec. 1917 
      • Employment
      • English contracts and letters (2 folders)
      • Tractor catalogs
      • Firth (Steel)
      • Ford dealers' equipment directory
      • Fordson tractor distributors - Letters of application
      • Grace, Edward
      • European trip, 1920 - C, E. Sorensen
      • George, David Lloyd and Lord Northcliffe
      • Perry, Sir Percival
      • Plant sites - Europe
      • Production - Parts
      • Scott Tractor development - 1918-1919
      • Tractor sales
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  • Acc. 680 Building Construction and Maintenance Records
    • box 2 Plants; Cork; Cork
      • Ireland Blueprints: Plat map of property of Henry Ford & Son Ltd. 3-11-1924
      • Correspondence: List of manufactured imports into Ireland 1921
      • Schedule of amounts of cloth used in Manchester & Cork plants per month (by body type)
      • Number of cars made per day (by body type) Cork
      • Amounts of leather, cotton & wool cloth used at Cork, n.d.
      • Floorspace of Cork, Ireland buildings
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  • Acc. 708 Bank Account Statements
    • box 12 Cork, Ireland (Henry Ford and Son, Ltd.) 1933-1940
       
  • Small Accessions
    • Acc. 697 Henry Ford and Son Records, 1916 Michigan; Original Certificate of co-partnership filed with Wayne County Clerk, December 8, 1919
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  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File
    • box 21 Assembly Line Methods; Tractors; Fordson
      • England – Dagenham
      • Ireland – Cork
      • Michigan – Dearborn (Rouge)
      • Michigan – Dearborn (Tractor Plant)
    • box 144 Tractors; Fordson; Buildings
      • England – Trafford Park
      • Ireland – Cork; Construction, Interiors, Exteriors
      • Michigan – Dearborn; Documents, Exteriors, Interiors
      • Employees
      • Freight and Freightage

Periodicals

Oral Histories

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  • Henry Ford and Son
  • Tractors – Ford – Evolution
  • Tractors – Fordson
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  • Tractors – Fordson – Equipment
  • Sorensen, Charles

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