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Creators:
Johnson, Robert E., 1903-
Dates:
1939-1958
Size:
4.95 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox) (4 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Johnson's profession papers during his tenure as Chief Field Engineer at Wright Aeronautical. It consists of correspondence relating to flight and engine testing, engine production, and civil aviation.

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Creators:
Towle, Thomas, 1887-
Dates:
1921-1967
bulk 1925-1926
bulk 1953-1967
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0102
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material gathered by Towle to support his claim as the designer of the Ford Tri-Motor. The material consists of the following: newspaper and magazine articles; pamphlets; photographs pertaining to the history of the aircraft and its role in early air transportation; drawings; early flight test reports; technical notes re...

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Creators:
Shearer, Walter
Dates:
1948-1973
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0347
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Pamphlets published by the General Motors Company, covering a wide variety of topics, including business and industry, economics, household tips, politics, safety, and self-improvement. There are also a number of pamphlets about General Motors itself. Many of these pamphlets also serve as corporate propaganda.

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Dates:
1990
Size:
3 videotapes (Reference copies). 6 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9550
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1860-1967
Size:
12.49 Cubic feet (consisting of 24 boxes, 2 half boxes, 4 folder, 18 oversize folders, 3 flat boxes (partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Automobile
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Automobile Industry forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
1920s-1986
Size:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1401
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of Cadillace salemen's data books and automobile advertisements.

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Creators:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1936-1945
Size:
2 Cubic feet
15 Motion picture films (black and white, sound)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0308
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films depict U.S. Navy personnel carrying out maintenance and repair operations on diesel engines. The films were made under the supervision of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 400-500 feet in length, with a voice-over commentary on technical aspects of the work on Bessemer, General Motors, and International diesel engines.

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Creators:
Halkett, James Nicol, 1895-1953
Dates:
1924-1951
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1455
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and work of engineer and inventor James Nicol Halkett.

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J&B Manufacturing Company.
Huldah's Brook, Inc.
Dates:
1903-1924.
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0563
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting J&B's manufacture and marketing of automobile parts to car dealers, jobbers and small retailers; correspondence, information on the supply of auto parts to Latin America, reports from jobbers, and information on parts developed and patented by J&B; information on the company itself, including documentation on factory floor operat...

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Creators:
General Motors Corporation
Dates:
1990-2005
bulk 1993-1999
Size:
3 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 2 oversize folders )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0912
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the design, testing, production and promotion of the first zero-emission electric car produced by a major car company, the General Motors EV1. The materials include photographs, promotional booklets and marketing, press coverage, and publications, as well as design details and specifications, describing the process by which this ambitious and controversial vehicle was produced and released to the public in the mid- to late 1990s. This collection would be of interest to researchers in the areas of innovative design, automobile marketing, environmental initiatives, and the automotive industry.

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