Willys-Overland Motors, Inc.

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In 1908 John North Willys bought the Overland Automotive Division of Standard Wheel Company. In 1912 renamed Willys-Overland Motor Company. From 1912 to 1918 Willys was the second largest producer of automobiles in the United States behind only Ford Motor Company. The Overland Four model was one of the first "compact" cars. Considered a failure.

From the description of Records, 1918, 1970. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 53964660

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Shop manuals. 1959-1962. Kettering University
referencedIn "Dick" Whittington Studio Collection of Negatives and Photographs, 1924-1948 The Huntington Library
creatorOf Willys-Overland Company Photographs National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
referencedIn Roos, Delmar Gerle, 1887-1960. Delmar Gerle Roos papers, 1952-1953. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf American Honda Motor Company. Automotive (non-Ford) publications collection, ca. 1919-2004 (bulk 1940-1960). The Henry Ford, Benson Ford Research Center
referencedIn Paris Cleveland Gardner Papers, 1834-1976 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Agricultural Technology Manuals Collection, 1893-2000 San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum
referencedIn Hickman Price, Jr. Papers, 1918-1968 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Business Historical Society. Automobile Industry Photograph Collection, 1931-1944 (inclusive) (bulk 1936-1942). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn "Dick" Whittington Studio Collection of Negatives and Photographs [graphic], 1924-1948. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Shop manuals. 1955-1956 Kettering University
referencedIn Canaday, Frank H. (Frank Harrison), 1893-1976. Papers, 1911-1976. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
referencedIn Anderson, Sue. Toledo Jeep Overland plant demolition photographs 2006-2007. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Willys-Overland Motors, Inc. Records, 1918, 1970. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Cox, Claude E. (Claude Earnest), 1879-1964. Papers of Claude E. Cox, 1896-1960 (bulk 1902-1915). Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Pullman Company. Manufacturing Dept. Automobile Body Department records, 1919-1936 (bulk 1919-1925). Newberry Library
creatorOf Willys-Overland Motors, Inc. Photographs (1 folder) Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Canaday, Ward Murphey. Ward M. Canaday collection, 1902-1991. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
referencedIn Walker, Linda,. Linda Walker collection, 1882-1947. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf [Willys marque file. 1942]. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf [Jeep marque file. 1955]. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Catalogs of Michigan-based automobile companies, 1896-1971 and undated Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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associatedWith Anderson, Sue. person
associatedWith Bentley Historical Library (collector) corporateBody
associatedWith Business Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Canaday, Frank H. (Frank Harrison), 1893-1976. person
associatedWith Canaday, Ward Murphey. person
associatedWith Cox, Claude E. (Claude Earnest), 1879-1964. person
associatedWith Dick Whittington Studio corporateBody
associatedWith Eib, Calvin person
associatedWith Gardner, Paris Cleveland, 1887-1974 person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Jackson, Edwin B. person
associatedWith Price, Hickman, 1911- person
associatedWith Pullman Company. Manufacturing Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Roos, Delmar Gerle, 1887-1960. person
associatedWith San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum person
associatedWith Walker, Linda, person
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Automobile industry and trade
Automobiles
Overland four
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Active 1918

Active 1970

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