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Ford Motor Company Byproducts Bibliography

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Archival

  • Acc. 285 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 635 By-Products Sales - D.J. Hutchins, 1927
    • box 793 Sales Department (F. L. Rockelman) By-Products, 1928
    • box 795 Sales Department (F. L. Rockelman) By-Products, 1928
    • box 972 By-products Sales, 1929
    • box 2140 By-Products Sales, 1938
    • box 2290 By-Product Sales, 1939-1940
    • box 2496 By-Products Sales, 1941-1942
    • box 2677 By-Product Sales, 1943-1944
    • box 2830 By-Product Sales, 1945-1946
       
  • Acc. 38 Charles E. Sorensen Papers
    • box 47
      • Cement, 1924
      • Coal and Coke, 1923-1924
    • box 56 
      • Ammonium Sulphate, 1928
      • Cement Plant, 1928
      • Coal and Coke, 1928
    • box 63 Garbage by-Products, 1929-1930
    • box 70 Garbage by-Products  
    • box 101 
      • By-products (Sales), 1944
      • Cement Plant, 1944
    • box 104 Cement plant, 1945
       
  • Acc. 6 Edsel B. Ford Office Papers
    • box 4 R (includes Report on Benzol and profit figures), 1919-1921
       
  • Acc. 33 General Subject Files Subseries. Auditing Department
    • box 25 By-Products - Benzol, Cement, Gas - 1928, 1932
       
  • Acc. 391 Wendell S. Miller Records 
    • box 9 Benzol Stations, Inc. 1941
    • box 20 Special Audits; Benzol Stations, Inc.
       
  • Acc. 44 William John Cameron Records
    • box 17 By-Products, 1926-1927, 1941
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  • Acc. 680 Building Construction and Maintenance Records
    • box 1
      • Correspondence re manufacture of Charcoal and recovery of by-products, including blueprints 1920-1922
      • Investment in Charcoal Plant
      • Daily yield; correspondence and report of blast furnace tests with Ford Charcoal 10/1924
    • box 2 Reports on manufacture of ethyl acetate and legal investigations because of Helbronner patent
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  • RC. 50 Research Center General Advertisement Collection
    • box 1 Charcoal
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  • Acc. 19 Automobile Advertisements
    • box 134 By-Products--Cement--1936-194box 135 By-Products--Charcoal--1929-1932, 1934-1941, 1947
    • box 136 By-Products--Coal—1926, 1928-1933; By-Products--Coke--1928-1930
    • box 137 By-Products--Coke--1931-1934, 1936-1937, 1939-1941; By-Products--Miscellaneous Products--1924, 1947; By-Products--Soy Beans--1940-1941 
    • box 151
      • By-Products--Coke--1928-1930 
      • FMC Products & Services--Institutional Messages--1924 (Q-Z)
      • box 155 By-Products--Coke—1928
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  • Acc. 157 C. L. Martindale and Otto H. Husen Files 
    • box 3 Benzol Inventory, 1935
    • box 58 
      • By-products – Miscellaneous, 1946
      • By- products - Sales Record (monthly report) April-August, 1946
    • box 64 By-products Department, 1947
    • box 101
      • Struthers (By-products) 1937-1943
      • Struthers (By-products and salvage), June-October 1944
    • box 102 Struthers (By-product and salvage), November-December 1944
    • box 105 By-products, costs (assistant controllers office), 1945
    • box 121 Struthers (By products and salvage), 1945
    • box 122
      • Watt (By-products and salvage) 1945
      • Watt (By-product Sales), 1945
    • box 128 Watt (By-products sales), 1946
    • box 233 Benzol Data (Mr. Hutchins) 1934-1935
    • box 251 Operating costs; By-products and salvage store, 1946
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  • Acc. 479 O. H. Husen Records
    • box 1
      • Volume II Statement of operations; Coke ovens, byproducts, May 1930, Chemical plant, Iron Mountain byproducts, May 1930
      • Volume III
        • Statement of operations; Cement plant, December 1929
        • Statement of operations - Chemical and charcoal, October 1930
        • Statement of operations; Chemical and Charcoal, Iron Mountain, 1931
        • Statement of operations - Cement plant, December 1930
        • Comparison of probable 1932 net loss- Cement plant, March 1931
      • Volume IV Chemical and charcoal operations, 1930
      • Volume V Statement of operations for 1931 (includes coal, coke, cement, chemical and charcoal)
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  • Acc. 223 Manufacturing Plant Correspondence Records
    • box 25 Chemical Plant - charcoal making and bagging only (1931-1937)
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  • Acc. 752 Rouge Plant Accounting Department Cost Records
    • boxes 1 By-product sales, 1929-1932
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  • Acc. 1876 Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury Sales Reports
    • box 2 Sales By-Products
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  • Acc. 451 Financial Records Subseries
    • box 3 By-products, 1941
    • box 4 By-products, 1942
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  • Acc. 515 Executive Planning Committee Purchasing Files Series
    • box 3 Sale of Cement Plant, 1948
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  • Acc. 951 Ford Motor Company Non-Serial Publications Collection
    • box 1 Ammonium Sulphate, 1940 and undated
    • box 13
      • Ford Ammonium Sulfate 
      • Ford Benzol
      • Ford Charcoal Briquettes
      • Ford Coal: From Mines to Markets
    • box 20 Fuel of a Hundred Uses: Ford Charcoal Briquettes
    • box 24
      • How and When to Apply Ford Ammonium Sulphate Fertilizer
      • How to Burn Ford Coke
    • box 25 Industries within an Industry: By-Products
    • box 40 Save Money Burn Ford Coke
    • box 41 Seasonal Advertisements for Ford Charcoal Briquets
    • box 53
      • What Was Your Coal-Smoke Bill Last Year
      • What You Get When You Buy Ford Coke
         
  • Acc. 554 Clarence W. Olmstead Records
    • box 8 New York World’s Fair, 1939-1940; Wood Distillation Photo
    • box 11 New York World’s Fair, 1939-1940; Literature on Ford Products
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  • Acc. 572 Nevins and Hill Research
    • box 22 No.11.22.5 By Products
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  • Acc. 940 Frank Ernest Hill Papers
    • box 23 Production, By-products (2 folders)
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  • Acc. 1729 John Bennett Papers
    • box 1
      • Report on Charcoal Briquet
      • Correspondence, research, oral histories, articles on charcoal briquets
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  • Acc. 629 Richard Crowe Public Relations Records
    • box 1 By-Products
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  • Acc. 536 Public Relations Research Library Press Releases Subseries
    • box 17 By-products, Charcoal Briquettes, 1947
    • box 119 Soybeans, Charcoal Briquettes, Glass Plant, Rouge Paper Mill (7 folders)
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  • Acc. 447 Press Releases Subseries
    • box 1 Charcoal Broilers
    • box 2 Ford Publicity; By-Products, 1941
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  • Acc. 545 Press Releases records subseries, 1923-1937
    • box 4 By-Products
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  • Acc. 232 World's Fair Photographs Series
    • box 1 Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, 1933-1934 41J-58A (includes By-Products exhibit)
    • box 2 Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, 1933-1934 264-285 (includes By-Products exhibit)
    • box 4 California Pacific International Exposition, San Diego, California, 1935 51-10 (includes By-Products exhibit)
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  • Acc. 833 General Photographs Series
    • box 11 Iron Mountain (18c)
    • box 24 Rouge Plant (45b) (includes image of Ford Benzol truck, 64.167.833.P.58065)
    • box 25 Rouge Plant (45c) (includes image of Light Oil Building and tanks, P.833.61961, P.833.61961.2, P.833.62350.124, P.833.62368.A)
    • box 37 By-products (3 folders, 69a - 70a)
    • box 38 By-products (2 folders, 70b - 70c; subjects include charcoal briquets, cooking grills, fertilizer)
    • box 39 Cement plant manufacturing (77a)
    • box 101 Ford Trucks, 1935 (261C) (includes image of Benzol truck, P.833.63048)
    • box 117 Ford Trucks, 1946 (287a) (includes image of Benzol pump, P.833.83188)
    • box 354 (735b) (includes images of Ford Benzol station, 64.167.833.P.66697)
    • box 431 Plastics For Soybeans (includes images of cement process at Rouge)
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  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File Series
    • box 2 Advertisements – Charcoal Briquets
    • box 135 By-products
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  • Acc. 270 Northern Michigan Operations Photographs Series
    • box 6
      • Carbonization Building, 1924 (2 folders)
      • Distillation Buildings, 1924-1927

Trade Catalogs

Ford News

  • See:
    • By-products
    • Alcohol
    • Alloys
    • Ammonium sulfate
    • Benzol
    • Calcium acetate
    • Coke-By-products
    • Collateral materials-By-products
    • Ford Carbonization & Distillation Plant (Iron Mountain, MI)-By-Products
    • Ford Cement Plant (River Rouge, MI)-Use of Slag
    • Ford Plant (Highland Park, MI)-By-Products Sales Department
    • Ford Plant (River Rouge, MI)-Coke industry-By-products
    • Gas
    • Product exhibits-By-products
    • Tar
    • Toluol

Rouge News

  • See: Cement Plant (River Rouge, MI)

Audio-Visual (materials may be restricted due to format, please contact reference staff in advance for access)

  • 2019.0.3.59.4 - Film clip - "Film Clip, "Harvest of the Years," 1939"  
  • 64.167.933.2 - Motion Picture - "Ford Motor Company's Northern Michigan Operations and By-Products"

Oral Histories

Vertical File

  • Ford Motor Company - By-products

Books

 

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