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James Nicol Halkett Papers

Creator:
Halkett, James Nicol, 1895-1953  Search this
Names:
Crowe Name Plate Manufacturing Company  Search this
General Motors Corporation. Fisher Body Division  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white photographs
Laboratory notebooks
Letters
Reports
Test reports
Date:
1924-1951
Summary:
The collection documents the life and work of engineer and inventor James Nicol Halkett.
Content Description:
The collection documents the life and work of engineer and inventor James Nicol Halkett. The collection includes blueprints, photographs, his notes about machines, papers relating to his work with Crowe Name Plate Manufacturing Company, papers relating to his work in time and motion studies while employed at the Fisher Body plant, lab notes, notebooks with some illustrations, formulas, reports, brochures from the machine companies, and trade literature such as brochures and catalogs.
Arrangement:
The collectioon is arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Collection donated to the Archives Center by Kim Gillet, Muffie Austin, Jan Truitt and Scott Halkett in 2018.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Industrial engineering  Search this
Industrial management  Search this
Industrial productivity  Search this
Machinery industry  Search this
Metallurgical engineers  Search this
Motion study  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Laboratory notebooks
Letters
Reports
Test reports
Citation:
James Nicol Halkett Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1455
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1455

1929 Oakland sedan

Maker:
General Motors Corporation  Search this
Oakland Motor Car Company  Search this
General Motors Corporation. Fisher Body Division  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
glass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 74 in x 74 in x 175 in; 187.96 cm x 187.96 cm x 444.5 cm
Object Name:
automobile
Used:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1929
Credit Line:
Bequest of Audrey H. Thomas
ID Number:
1993.0483.01
Accession number:
1993.0483
Catalog number:
1993.0483.01
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Automobiles
Transportation
Road Transportation
Exhibition:
America on the Move
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1313348

Realism revisited : [fifty years of American realistic painting since the Armory Show] : an exhibition sponsored by the Fisher Body Division, General Motors Corporation, April 28 through May 29, 1966 / organized by the Flint Institute of Arts

Author:
Flint Institute of Arts  Search this
General Motors Corporation Fisher Body Division  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1966
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Realism in art  Search this
Call number:
ND212.5.R4F62
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_105135

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