Michigan Historical Collections
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan

Finding aid for
General Motors Corporation. Public Relations Department records, 1941-1955

Finding aid created by
Michigan Historical Collections staff

Summary Information
Title: General Motors Corporation. Public Relations Department records
Creator: General Motors Corporation. Dept. of Public Relations.
Inclusive dates: 1941-1955
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract:
Minutes of the Public Relations Planning Committee, and of the Public Relations Policy Committee; also manual, 1955, of the Manpower Planning Program.

Call number: 88309 Bb 2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
Home Page: http://www.bentley.umich.edu/


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The record group was donated by David E. Lewis (donor no. 4999), professor of business history at the University of Michigan in November 1986.

Access Restrictions:

The record group is open to research.

Copyright:

Copyright is not held by the Regents of the University of Michigan.

Preferred Citation:

[item], folder, box, General Motors Corporation. Public Relations Department records, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


History

The Department of Public Relations is one of the divisions of the General Motors Corporation.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The General Motors Department of Public Relations record group has been divided into three series: the Public Relations Planning Committee, Public Relations Policy Committee, and the Manpower Planning Program. In addition to original material, a negative microfilm is also available.

Subject Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.


    Subjects:
    • General Motors Corporation. Dept. of Public Relations.
    • Automobile industry and trade--United States.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Public Relations Planning Committee meeting minutes [series]:

    The Public Relations Planning Committee consists of minutes of meetings 1942 to 1952, all contained in bound volumes.

    ((bound volumes)
    Box   1  
     1942-1943
    Box   1  
     1944
    Box   1  
     1945
    Box   1  
     1946
    Box   1  
     1947-1948
    Box   1  
     1949
    Box   2  
     1950
    Box   2  
     1951
    Box   2  
     1952
     
    Public Relations Policy Committee meeting minutes [series]:

    The Public Relations Policy Committee consists of minutes of meetings 1941 to 1952, all contained in bound volumes.

    Box   2  
     1941-1943
    Box   2  
     1944
    Box   3  
     1945
    Box   3  
     1946
    Box   3  
     1947-1948
    Box   4  
    March 23,1949
    Box   4  
      May 18, 1949
    Box   4  
      September 21, 1949
    Box   4  
      October 19, 1949
    Box   4  
      November 16, 1949
    Box   4  
      February 22, 1950
    Box   4  
      June 21, 1950
    Box   4  
      October 17, 1950
    Box   4  
      November 14, 1950
    Box   4  
      April 17, 1951
    Box   4  
      May 22, 1951
    Box   4  
      September 18, 1951
    Box   4  
      April 22, 1952
     
    Manpower Planning Program [series]:
    Box   4  
    Manual   March, 1955