- Collection ID:
General Motors Corporation
- Physical Description:
.50 Cubic feet
1 box, 1 map folder
Collection documents General Motors Corporation engineering exhibits and studies.
Collection contains brochures, exhibit literature, photographs, plans, and reprints of the General Motors Corporation relating to engineering exhibits and studies. Included are Highway and Horizons Exhibit brochures and lecture; photocopy of a 1938 plan for New York World's Fair quartz window engine exhibit; photographs on combustion analysis, 1939; and plans concerning shot-peening and surface finishing, 1938-1939.
Reprints in collection include thirteen by Gerald M. Rassweiler and Lloyd Withrow on engine studies; "Retrospect," by Rassweiler on infrared work at General Motors; and "Shot Blasting," and "Fatigue Weakness of Surfaces," by J.O. Alman of the GM Research Laboratories, 1943-1951.
Collection is unarranged.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Collection is unprocessed.
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work & Industry in February 2022.
Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
General Motors Research Laboratory Collection, 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.
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