Ford Motor Company Textile Laboratory Records

Biographical / Historical Note

At the time these records were transferred to storage in May 1969, the Textile Laboratory Section functioned within the Body Engineering Office of Ford Motor Company Body & Assembly Operations Division.


Scope and Content Note

Also known as the Master Bodycloth File, the Textile Laboratory Records (8 cubic ft.) consist of working files of Textile Laboratory Section staff. Files encompass all textiles, leather, and plastic used in 1965 Ford cars and trucks, including Falcon, Fairlane, Comet, Galaxie, Thunderbird, and others. Files include correspondence, testing reports, material samples, and specifications for fabrics.

Collection Details

Object ID: 2006.1.1911.0
Creator: Ford Motor Company 
Inclusive Dates: 1959-1969
Bulk Dates: 1962-1964
Size: 8 cubic ft. (8 boxes)
Language: English

Collection Access & Use

Item Location: Benson Ford Research Center

Access Restrictions: This is an UNPROCESSED COLLECTION and has not yet been prepared for routine service (i.e. housed for safe handling, labeled, and cataloged). Access may be restricted in order to maintain physical and intellectual control, and is at the discretion of archives personnel. Researchers interested in access to unprocessed collections should contact Benson Ford Research Center staff to discuss collection availability.

Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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Test Report, Green Ladder Woven Plastic Fabric, December 13, 1963

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Test Report, Green Ladder Woven Plastic Fabric, December 13, 1963

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Report

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2006.1.1911.1

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Test Report, Green Ladder Woven Plastic Fabric, December 13, 1963

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