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Ford Motor Company Russia 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. 1870 Report of the Ford Delegation to Russia and the U.S.S.R., 1926
     
  • Acc. 49 Controllers Office Records Series
    • box 1 Amtorg Trading Corporation, 1946
       
  • Acc. 199 Amtorg Trading Corporation Records
     
  • Acc. 531 Amtorg Trading Corporation Records
    • box 1 Amtorg Trading Corporation
      • Summary Data
      • Weekly Reports
      • Correspondence 1929-35
      • Agreements 1929; 1933
         
  • Acc. 632 Amtorg Trading Corporation Records Subseries
    • box 1 Finance - 1931-32; Billings, charges, etc. ledger
    • box 2 Finance - 1931-32; Billings, charges, etc. ledger
       
  • Acc. 818 Russian Student Delegation Records
    • box 1 Russian Delegation (Russian persons sent here to study production, correspondence)
       
  • Acc. 38 Charles Sorensen Papers
    • box 50 Russian Students, 1924
    • box 81 Russian Contract
  • Acc. 62 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 109 Russia
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  • Acc. 285 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 143 N130 H-I 135 (includes Henry G. Opdycke of New York, re: Russian Trade)
    • box 372 F160 (includes Edward A. Filene re: application of Ford Machines in Russia)
    • box 382 Trade School (includes E. Frank Wise and Sherwood Eddy re: Ford equipment in Russia)
    • box 636 Fordson, Michigan, January-June 1927 (includes re: 35 Soviet workmen - mechanics going through plant)
    • box 637 New York (includes Russian statistics and Information)
    • box 1298 DW-DY (DZ) (includes Steven Dybeta, Chairman, Autostroy, Russia)
    • box 1435 FOL-FOO (FOP-FOQ) (includes Mr. Folland re: work in Russian Factory)
    • box 1436 Ford Motor Company; Russia
    • box 1514 American S-Z (includes Peter A. Bogdanov, Chairman - Board of Directors, Amtorg Trading Corp.)
    • box 1593 Ford Motor Company; Moscow, Russia
    • box 2711 LANGA-LANGE (includes Senator William Langer re: shipment of Ford Motor Company Tire Manufacturing Plant to Russia)
    • box 2890 RUSSEL-RUSZ (includes Ford-Russia Agreement Summary)
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  • Acc. 1 Fair Lane Papers
    • box 173 Russia, correspondence, 1917
    • box 181 Tractors; 1922 (includes correspondence with Count Ilya Tolstoy regarding tractor sales in Russia)
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  • Acc. 6 Edsel B Ford Office Papers
    • box 13 R (includes Report on Russia concerning potential Ford business there)
    • box 27 Rumely (includes of Fordson tractors, Russian reconstruction farms)
    • box 86 SA (includes Sales Department memos, including gift of automobiles to Autostroy)
    • box 184 Telegrams
      • 1932 (includes Roy Chapin, Secretary of Commerce re: Amtorg, R.B. English re: Amtorg)
      • 1934 (includes Amtorg)
    • box 273 A (includes Amtorg Trading Corporation), 1928
    • box 274 A (includes Amtorg Trading Corporation), 1929
    • box 277 A (includes Amtorg Trading Corporation), 1930
    • box 280 D (includes S.S. Dybetz, Autostroy)
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  • Acc. 157 CL Martindale and Otto H Husen Files
    • box 3 Costs; Autostroy
    • box 201 
      • Amtorg Agreements
      • Amtorg Production Planning Dept., 1931-1932
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  • Acc. 390 AM Wibel Office Papers
    • box 87 31. Russian Government - Autostroy, 1929-1937 (3 folders)
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  • Acc. 713 International Division. Correspondence Subseries
    • box 8 Russia, 1949
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  • Acc. 479 OH Husen Records
    • box 1 Volume IV Ford employee arrangement for Russia, June 1931
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  • Acc. 951 Ford Motor Company Non-Serial Publications Collection
    • box 42 Soviet Machine Age: Automation in Russia, 1955
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  • Acc. 66 Gaston Plaintiff Papers
    • box 1 Correspondence files
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  • Acc. 507 Manufacturing and Assembly Department Records
    • box 75 Branch Operations; Russia: General, 1946
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  • Acc. 771 Rouge Tire Plant Records
    • box 4 Inventory of Spare Parts Destined for Russia, 1942-1943
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  • Acc. 1702 Ford Motor Company Poster Collection
    • ASSEMBLY LINE METHODS--FORD MOTOR CO.—RUSSIA [Ford assembly instructions in Russian], 1932 (88.331.1-88.331.11)
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  • Acc. 179 Ford Tractor Product Literature
    • box 5 
      • Ford Tractors, Russian, 1955
      • Fordson Tractors; Russian, 1922-1925
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  • Acc. 423 Collected Research Papers Subgroup  
    • box 1 Research Paper by Barbara Rugel. “The Export Of American Technology to the Soviet Union 1918-1933”
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  • Small Accessions
    • Acc. 662 Nevin L Bean Papers; Report on Russian Engineering and Automation, December 1955
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  • Acc. 550 Bredo W. Berghoff Photograph Albums
    • Snapshots documenting travel within Russia with a focus on Russian tractor operations
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  • Acc. 901 Bombard Engineering File
    • box 4 Photoprints; Testing Dynamometers Autostroy 10/18/30, Testing Electrical Testing Equipment Autostroy, 1931
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  • Acc. 833 General Photographs
    • box 2 Foreign Branches; Europe--Holland-Sweden (3d)
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  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File
    • box 20 Assembly Line Methods; Ford Motor Company; Russia; Moscow
    • box 134 Ford Motor Company; Buildings; Russia, USSR (Gorki and Moscow)
    • box 135 Ford Motor Company; Employees; 1930-1939; Russia, Moscow

Ford News

  • See
    • Amtorg Trading Corporation
    • Automobiles, Ford-Demand-Russia
    • Export (with sub-subhead Russia)
    • Relief work-Russia
    • Russia
    • Tractor exhibitions - Russia

Oral Histories

  • 65_ 108 E. G. Liebold (part I)
  • 65_19 Frank Bennett
  • 65_93 Honorable O. Z. Ide
  • 65_225 M. L. Wiesmyer

Vertical File

  • Ford Motor Company; Plants; Russia
  • Ford Motor Company; Russia

Books

  • Building Utopia: Erecting Russia's First Modern City, 1930. Richard Cartwright Austin
    • 947.41 A937 2004
       
  • Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest over the Industrial Order. Stefan J. Link
    • 338.6 L756 2020
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  • My Forty Years with Ford. Charles E. Sorensen
    • 338.7 F699 S713 2006

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