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Ford properties subgroup, 1773-1951

Author: Ford Motor Company.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Henry Ford and Ford family papers
Database:WorldCat
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The Ford Properties subgroup, while representing only a fraction of Ford-owned properties, serves as an adjunct to property-related material in the Fair Lane subgroup. The subgroup is organized into five series. The Wayside Inn records series, 1890-1945 (15.6 cubic ft.), Acc. 111, includes documentation of the history of the Inn and its original owners, the Howe family; its purchase by Henry Ford in 1923; the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Photographs
Landscape architectural drawings
Named Person: Clara Bryant Ford; Henry Ford; Henry Ford; Henry Ford; Ford family.; Howe family.; Jens Jensen
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Ford Motor Company.
OCLC Number: 51267868
Description: 18.6 cubic ft., 1 volume, 1 oversize folder, and 1 oversize print.

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The Ford Properties subgroup, while representing only a fraction of Ford-owned properties, serves as an adjunct to property-related material in the Fair Lane subgroup. The subgroup is organized into five series. The Wayside Inn records series, 1890-1945 (15.6 cubic ft.), Acc. 111, includes documentation of the history of the Inn and its original owners, the Howe family; its purchase by Henry Ford in 1923; the restoration and renovation process; material relating to the Inn's operation; diaries maintained for schools and shops; and papers relating to the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb." The Richmond Hill Plantation records series, 1773-1954 (1.6 cubic ft.), Acc. 97, documents the history of the Richmond Hill region, including Fort McAllister, as well as daily activities of the Georgia operations, primarily between 1940 and 1951. The series entitled Ford Farms, Pequaming and Fair Lane records, 1914-1935 (1 volume and 1 oversize folder, Acc. 93, is comprised of architectural drawings and photographs. It includes an oversize photograph album of the town of Pequaming, Michigan; four ink on linen drawings of the Fair Lane entrance gates and lodge; and twenty blueline prints of Henry Ford Farms in Dearborn, Michigan. The Jens Jensen Drawings series, 1914-1921 (1 cubic ft. and 1 oversize print), Acc. 797, is a set of thirty landscape architectural prints prepared for the Fair Lane property. The Lincoln Memorial University records series, 1925-1933 (0.4 cubic ft.), Acc. 557, includes a copy of the warranty deed, printed material, and construction specifications relating to the university.

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