Title: Catalogs of Michigan-based motor truck companies Creator: Bentley Historical Library (collector) Inclusive dates: 1900-1946 Inclusive dates: undated Extent: 1 linear foot Abstract:
Collected material on motor trucks, carriages, and wagons produced by Michigan firms primarily between the years 1900 and 1935'
Call number: EA 134 M919 C357 Language: The material is in English Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave. Ann Arbor, MI
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[item], folder, box, Catalogs of Michigan-based motor truck companies, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
The Bentley Historical Library as a repository of Michigan-based materials has accumulated from different sources a collection of motor truck catalogs. These catalogs are an important source for the study of the development of the truck manufacturing industry in Michigan.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The trucks trade catalog collection consists of one box of material on motor trucks, carriages, and wagons produced by Michigan firms primarily between the years 1900 and 1935. It is comprised almost entirely of advertising brochures and trade catalogs with a heavy emphasis on mechanical specifications. the collection is arranged by company name.
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.
Trucks -- Catalogs.
Trade catalogs -- Connecticut -- Bridgeport.
Trade catalogs -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Trade catalogs -- Michigan -- Dearborn.
Trade catalogs -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Trade catalogs -- Michigan -- Grand Rapids.
Trade catalogs -- Michigan -- Lansing.
Trade catalogs -- Michigan -- Owosso.
Trade catalogs -- Michigan -- Pontiac.
Trade catalogs -- New York (State) -- Geneva.
Trade catalogs -- Pennsylvania -- York.
Trade catalogs -- Wisconsin -- Oshkosh.
Chevrolet Motor Car Company -- Catalogs.
Chrysler Corporation -- Catalogs.
Dodge Brothers -- Catalogs.
Durant Motors, Inc -- Catalogs.
Electric Truck Company -- Catalogs.
Fargo Motor Corporation -- Catalogs.
Federal Motor Truck Company -- Catalogs.
Ford Motor Company -- Catalogs.
General Motors Corporation -- Catalogs.
General Motors Truck Company -- Catalogs.
Geneva Wagon Company -- Catalogs.
Grabowsky Power Wagon Company -- Catalogs.
Graham Brothers -- Catalogs.
Holson Motor Patents Company -- Catalogs.
Hudson Motor Car Company -- Catalogs.
International Harvester Company -- Catalogs.
J.L. Clark Manufacturing Co -- Catalogs.
Martin-Parry Corporation -- Catalogs.
Metropolitan Body Company -- Catalogs.
Motor Wagon Company -- Catalogs.
Packard Motor Car Company -- Catalogs.
Rapid Motor Vehicle Company -- Catalogs.
Reliance Motor Truck Company -- Catalogs.
Reo Motor Car Company -- Catalogs.
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Container / Location
Chevrolet - Ford [series]
Chevrolet Motor Co. (and General Motors Corp. Chevrolet Motor Division), Detroit, Mich.
The utility truck 1928
The sedan delivery and light delivery 1929
Chevrolet express trucks Undated
Chevrolet 1 1/2 ton stake trucks Undated
New Chevrolet six-cylinder trucks Undated
A sensational new truck Undated
Newly designed commercial bodies with Chevrolet quality throughout Undated
Chrysler Corp. (Fargo Motor Corp.), Detroit, Mich.
Advance information, Fargo modern delivery Undated
Fargo freighter Undated
Weatherproof bodies for the Fargo freighter Undated
New Plymouth commercial car 1940
Dodge Brothers (Graham Brothers), Detroit, Mich.
Graham Brothers trucks Undated
Graham Brothers trucks, commercial cars and motor coaches Undated
Dodge Brothers trucks, commercial cars and motor coaches Undated
Dodge Brothers trucks, buses and motor coaches Undated
Good news for truck owners Undated
Dodge Brothers trucks 1 1/2 ton model F 31 1931
Dodge Brothers trucks 1/2 ton model UF 10 1931
Dodge Brothers announce-A new Dodge truck Undated
Two advertising brochures (one in Spanish) Undated
New Dodge job-rated trucks 1940
Durant Motors, Inc., Flint, Mich.
New Rugby trucks built by Durant Undated
Electric Truck Co., Detroit, Mich.
Trucking & delivery with electric power vehicles Undated
Federal Motor Truck Co., Detroit, Mich.
Federal double-duty truck 1930
Federal tractor trucks 1929
Federal trucks salute the golden jubilee of the automobile industry 1896-1946, 1946
Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, Mich.
Three advertising brochures for Ford trucks 1930-1931
Ford V-8 trucks bring hauling costs down Undated
Ford trucks 1941
General Motors - REO [series]
General Motors Truck Co., Pontiac, Mich.
The lowest-priced 2000 pound capacity six cylinder truck 1928
Eight advertising brochures for Buick and Pontiac trucks 1928-1929
Model AC-100 1/2 ton range Undated
Geneva Wagon Co., Geneva, N.Y.
Commercial bodies Undated
Grabowsky Power Wagon Co., Detroit, Mich.
Holson Motor Patents Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.
The Gyroscope motor truck Undated
Hudson Motor Car Co., Detroit, Mich.
Hercules better business bodies for the Dover truck , (Hercules Products, Inc., Evansville, Ind.) 1929
Dover, the commercial super-six Undated
Four advertising brochures undated
International Harvester Co., Chicago, Ill.
Our pioneering days are not over... 1946
J.L. Clark Mfg. Co., Oshkosh, Wis.
Clark of Oshkosh finer truck bodies and cabs for Chevrolet Undated
(Wolfe Body Co., Detroit, Mich)
Martin-Parry Corp. (makers of truck bodies), York, Pa.
Martin-Parry bodies for the Whippet light delivery Undated
Martin-Parry bodies for Chevrolet Undated
Martin-Parry bodies for the Chevrolet light delivery and utility truck Undated
New Martin-Parry dump bodies for Chevrolet Undated
The new line of Martin-Parry bodies for the half-ton Chevrolet Undated