Brunn and Company Archive (1920-1985, bulk 1928-1938)
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Title: Brunn and Company Archive
Creator: Brunn & Co.
Inclusive dates: 1920-1985
Bulk dates: 1928-1938
Extent: 12.0 Linear feet (2 record center boxes, 2 manuscript boxes and 11 oversize boxes)
Founded by Hermann A. Brunn in Buffalo, New York, Brunn & Company were designers and builders of automotive bodies from the 1920s through the early 1940s, and are best known for the bodies constructed for the Lincoln Division of the Ford Motor Company. Brunn also built automobiles for private individuals, many of whom were well-known members of American business and society circles, including J.C. Penney and J.P. Morgan. Hermann C. Brunn, son of Hermann A., produced numerous designs for the company, and then continued his career at the Ford Motor Company following the closing of Brunn & Company in 1941. The collection documents the work of Brunn & Company, Hermann A. Brunn, and Hermann C. Brunn, through engineering drawings, photographs, paint and upholstery samples, customer order records, correspondence, and research materials.
Call number: brunn
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center)