Papers, 1911-1976.


Papers, 1911-1976.

Outgoing and incoming correspondence, scrapbooks, journals, some records of Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., photographs, a novel, drafts of other writings, and miscellaneous records, personal and business, dealing with marketing of automobiles overseas, travel, art, Harvard alumni affairs, World War I military service, Canaday family, and music in Toledo. Prominent correspondents include Ward M. Canaday, Alfred Dupont Chandler, Joseph Floch, Hans Tietze, James Dulin, and Leverett Saltonstall.

18 linear ft. and 2 v.

Related Entities

There are 9 Entities related to this resource.

Harvard University (person)

Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...

Canaday, Frank H. (Frank Harrison), 1892 or 1893-1976 (person)

Businessman. Educated at Harvard (A.B. 1914). In the 1920's Canaday was associated with the British-American Tobacco Company in China. As part of the company's advertising and promotion team, he traveled throughout China to represent the company to retailers in shops and at fairs. For further information see: Sherman Cochran's book, Big Business in China: Sino-Foreign Rivalry in the Cigarette Industry (Harvard University Press, 1980). From the description of Papers of Frank H. Canada...

Canaday, Ward M., 1885-1976. (person)

Canaday, Molly (Mary Russell Morpeth), 1903-1971. (person)

Benguela Railway. (corporateBody)

Chandler, Alfred Dupont (person)

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., a noted business historian, was the Isidor Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School from 1971 to 1989. After graduate training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Harvard University, Chandler began his teaching career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1950. He taught at Johns Hopkins University from 1963 until he joined the Harvard Business School faculty in 1971. Chandler became professor emeritus upon his retireme...

Floch, Joseph, 1895-1977 (person)

Painter; New York, N.Y., Vienna, Austria, and Paris, France. From the description of Joseph Floch papers, [ca. 1869-1981]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118542 Mimi Floch was the wife of Joseph Floch. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, ca. 1953-1964. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863269 From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, ca. 1953-1964. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat...

Tietze, Hans, 1880-1954 (person)

Willys-Overland Motors, Inc. (corporateBody)

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 ...