Cadillac Salesmen's Books and Automobile Trade Literature Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1401
Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
1920s-1986
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection contains guidebooks issued to Cadillac salesmen containing images of vehicles, and data on the specifications, options and features of the 1963, 1966, 1968, and 1970-1978 vehicles. Many of the books contain upholstery samples from which buyers could choose. Also: 1920s print advertisements for luxury vehicles, including Cadillac, Packard, Willys-Knight, Nash, Chrysler, and Hupmobile; advertising booklets for consumers extolling the features of the new models of Lincoln and Lincoln Mercury vehicles, 1956-1986; a scrapbook of print advertisements for various automobiles, 1920s-1960s; and one owner's manual, 1940, for Lincoln's Zephyr and Continental models.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into two series.
Series 1: Cadillac salesmen's books, 1963-1978
Series 2: Automobile trade literature, 1920s-1986.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by John R. Anderson.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Cadillac Salesmen's Books and Automobile Trade Literature Collection, ca. 1920s-1986, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Advertising, magazine -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuals Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrations Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Automobile industry and trade Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guidebooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Upholstery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Automobiles -- 1920-1990 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Samples Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertising Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Packard Motor Car Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nash Motors Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chrysler Corporation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cadillac Motor Car Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hupp Motor Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives