Bibliography: Jeeps

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Jeeps 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.

The Benson Ford Research Center does not have any Jeep production records, shipping records, or any other information on individual Jeeps.

Archival

  • Acc. 435 Charles C. La Croix Records
    • box 1 Ford and the War Effort; Volume I, Jeeps
    • box 11 Reconnaissance Car (Jeep)
    • box 30 Jeep; GPW Truck, Midget Jeep, Reconnaissance Car, Trailer
    • box 32
      • Photographs – All War Products
      • Production Chart – All Contracts 
         
  • Acc. 750 Military Vehicles Service Manuals Collection
    • box 1 Jeep
      • Ordnance Supply Catalog
      • SNL-G-501
        • 2 ½-ton Amphibian, undated 
        • All Parts, 2 ½-ton 6 x 6 Amphibian, June 1945 
        • Service Spare Parts, 2 ½-ton Amphibian October 1944 
        • Spare Parts Catalog, June 1945 
      • SNL-G-503, Spare Parts Catalog, ¼ Ton, 4 x 4, Command Reconnaissance Vehicle, July 1945 
      • SNL-G-504, Spare Parts and Equipment, ¼-ton 4 x 4 Amphibian (Ford GPA), 1942-1943 
        • Parts List, 1 ½-ton 4 x 2 2G8T, 1942 
      • Technical Manuals
        • TM-9-1803B, Ordnance Maintenance manual, Power Train, Body, and Frame ¼-ton 4 x 4 Ford GPW (Willys-Overland Model MB), April 1944
        • TM-10-1100 
          • Parts List, Amphibian, GPA, October 1942
          • Special Model GP, ¼-ton 4x4 80” Wheelbase, March 1941
          • Special Model GP, ¼-ton 4 x 4 and 2 and 4 Wheel Steering, October 1941 
        • TM-10-1263, Maintenance Manual, ¼-ton 4x 4 Amphibian (Ford Model GPA), September 1942 and March 1943
        • TM-10-1264, Parts List, ¼-ton 4 x 4 Amphibian (Ford Model GPA), October 1942
    • box 2 Jeep; Technical Manuals
      • TM-10-1348, Parts List, ¼-ton 4 x 4 Ford Model GPW, 1942 (9 volumes)
      • TM-10-1349, Maintenance Manual, ¼-ton 4 x 4 Ford Model GPW, January and March 1942, June 1943 
    • box 3 Unpacking and Assembly of Boxed Vehicle Instructions, ¼-ton 4 x 4 Ford Model GPW, undated
    • box 6 Willys-Overland Command Reconnaissance Vehicle, Maintenance Manual, Willys-Overland Model MB (Ford Model GPW)
      • SNL-G-503, Maintenance Manual, January 1944 and February 1945 
      • TM-10-1102, Parts Price List, 1941 
      • TM-10-1206, Parts Price List, 1941-1942 
      • TM-10-1512, Parts Price List, April and August 1943 
      • TM-10-1513, Parts Price List and Maintenance Manual, Russian Contract, October 1942
         
  • Acc. 89 Frank Vivian Papers
    • box 1 World War II (includes one jeep photograph)
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  • Acc. 378 Public Relations Research Library Subject Files
    • box 27 Jeep, 1943-1944
       
  • ​​​​​​​Automotive Design Drawings Collection
    • Najjar, John Ford Jeep/ca. 1947 5-25-1944 
    • Najjar, John Ford Jeep Sketch/ca. 1945 5-24-1944
    • VOLT, Ford Civilian Jeep Sketch/ca. 1945 5-2-1944
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  • Acc. 1701 Ford Motor Company Parts Drawings
    • Military Vehicles
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  • Acc. 19 Automobile Advertisements Series
    • box 75, 103, 106 Military Vehicles, 1943
       
  • UN-21 Music Sheet; "Little Bo Peep has Lost Her Jeep," 1942 (2011.187.1)
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  • Acc. 833 General Photographs Series
    • box 5 Domestic Branches; Dallas (10a)
    • box 6 Domestic Branches; Louisville (12a)
    • box 232-233 Jeep Parts (488a-489b) Army “Blitz” Buggies (490a)
    • box 234 Army “Blitz” Buggies (490b-491c)
    • box 235 Army “Blitz” Buggies (491d-492c)
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  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File
    • box 170 World War 1939-1945; Industry – American; Jeeps and Tractors; General, Amphibian Jeep, Assembly Line Methods 
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  • Acc. 189 Photographs For The Company series
    • neg. 16686-89 Fire Extinguisher in Jeep Buggy – For Mr. Kramer, 12-8-1941
    • neg. 16818-22 Spare Tire Holder and Windbreak on Jeep, 2-24-1942
    • neg. 18098-107 Gun Mount on Jeep and Amphibian – For Beams, 2-20-1943
    • neg. 19563-66 Gun Carriers for Jeep and Cargo Jeep – For Beems, 7-21-1944

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