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Selden Patent Suit 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. 20 Selden vs Ford Patent Lawsuit Collection 
    • box 1 Automobile drawings, Court records 
    • box 2 Clippings, Court records, Correspondence 
    • box 3 Proceedings (6 bound volumes)
       
  • Acc. 86.1.1704 Selden Patent Lawsuit Collection 
    • box 1-4 Subject files (includes correspondence, clippings, British, French, and American patent copies and financial reports) 
    • box 5 Lantern slides (illustrate engine and motor vehicle development in Europe and the United States at the turn of the century) 
       
  • Acc. 295 Bound Proceedings Series. Selden Patent Case 
    • box 1a Photostats of case notes 
    • box 1 Proceedings; volumes 15, 21 
    • box 2 Proceedings; volumes 4, 16, 20
    • box 3 Proceedings; volumes 3, 13, 14, 18, 19, and Classified Index 
    • box 4 Proceedings; volumes 1, 5, 6
       
  • Acc. 2 Records Stored in 1919 series
    • box 23 Selden patent suit, July 26, 1912 
       
  • Acc. 368 Niels H.F. Olsen papers 
    • box 1 Photostat copy of Professor Carpenter's notebook 
    • box 2 Newspaper photostats, Magazine photostats, Selden Patent expense statements, Itemized bills
                   from Parker files photostats, Comprehensive Summary of Selden Patent Suit expenses,
                   Correspondence, Briefs prepared by R.A. Parker, Technical reports, Olsen report and   
                   correspondence, Photoduplicated material from official proceedings
       
  • Acc. 1 Fair Lane papers
    • box 171 Selden patent suit
                       Correspondence, 1900-1911
                       Case materials; Defendants answer to complainants, Testimony of James A. Peoples,
                          Testimony of Henry Ford, Testimony of George Selden
       
  • Acc. 23 General Personal Records series 
    • box 17 Selden patent suit, undated 
       
  • Acc. 285 Henry Ford Office papers 
    • box 9 Legal; Selden patent case, 1921 
    • box 239 New York, New York (includes re: 1903 Model "A" Ford used in Selden Patent Suit)
    • box 2247 BY-BZ (includes J. Harold Byers re: Selden Patent Suit)
    • box 2250 CAT-CAZ CB-CC-CD (includes Henry Cave re: Selden Patent)
    • box 2256 COV (includes F. R. Coudert, New York - Selden Patent case) 
    • box 2371 PARK-PARKER, A-H (includes Grace E. Parker re: Selden Patent Case) 
    • box 2449 BY-BZ (includes J. Harold Byers re: Selden Patent)
       
  • Acc. 6 Edsel B. Ford Office papers 
    • box 139 AU-AY Automobile Manufacturers Association, Selden patent case, 1939 
    • box 149 BU-BY J. Harold Byers re: Selden patent, 1940 
       
  • Acc. 984 General Newspaper Clipping Collection 
    • box 1 Selden Patent Suit, 1903-1909
       
  • Acc. 940 Frank Ernest Hill papers
    • box 19 Selden Suit
       
  • Acc. 1117 David L. Lewis papers
    • box 1 Selden Patent Suit, undated
       
  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File 
    • box 48 Lenoir (Selden Patent Suit) (2 folders) 
    • box 109 Legal Actions; Selden Patent Suit
       

Ford Times 

  • The Present Status of The Selden Patent Case, June 1, 1908, v.1, n.4, p.2-3
  • The Selden Patent, July 1, 1908, v.1, n.6, p.6 
  • Another Selden Bluff Shown Up In Its True Colors, August 1, 1908, v.1, n.8, p.8-9 
  • Auto Parade Will Be A Dandy, August 15, 1908, v.1, n.9, p.2 
  • Selden Suit Set For Final Hearing, June 1, 1909, v.2, n.17, p.9 
  • Decision In Selden Suit Expected In Fall, June 15, 1909, v.2, n.18, p.1
  • An Appreciated Appreciation And The Letter That Caused It, November 1, 1909 v.3, n.3, p.42-43
  • This Advertisement Is Published For The Protection Of Automobile Buyers, February 15, 1909, v.3, n.10, p.208
  • “The Selden Patent” Reprinted from Case and Comment, March 1, 1910, v.3, n.11, p.222 
  • Henry Ford on the Selden Patent, March 1, 1910, v.3, n.11, p.224 
  • “Fighter;” Detroit Free Press Editorial, March 15, 1910, v.3, n.12, p. 248 
  • Protection Under False Pretenses, March 15, 1910, v.3, n.12, p.250 
  • National Surety Company Bond, March 15, 1910, v.3, n.12, p.257
  • Two Letters From Manufacturers Who Think Mr. Ford Is Right And Have The Backbone To Say It,” March 15, 1910, v.3, n.12, p.26
  • A Significant Event, February 1911, v.4, n.6, p. 172-178 
  • Model A Ford in Selden Patent Case, March 1911, v.4, n.7, p.190
     

Ford News 

  • A History of Highway Transportation (1903-Patent protection group formed), 7:17L:7:1-4 
  • A History of Automotive Highway Transportation (Patent protection), 7:19L:7:1-3, 8:8:43:1-3
  • A History of Automotive…Transportation (1903- letter anti-Selden patent), 7:20L:7:1-4
  • Back Over The Years: 30 Years Ago (Selden Patent, 18:8:170:1
     

Oral Histories 

Vertical File 

  • Selden, George Baldwin  
  • Selden Patent Suit 
     

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