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Job 542, Gar Wood Boats, 1945-1947

Summary: The job file includes a number of proposals for an office remodel, new letterhead, boat lines for 1946 and 1947, a boat show, an executive airplane, and a heating unit front panel.

Box/Location Folder Description
box 41 542.1 Job Diary --- Vol. I Miscellaneous (NBG sub file 542.1) May1945-Jan1947.
box 41 542.2 Job Diary --- Vol. II Office Remodel (542.2) Jun-Jul1945.
damaged box 16 542.1-2 Job Diary --- 1946 Boat Line (542.3), 1947 Boatline (542.4), Boat Show (542.7).
flat file 542.1 Job Diary --- 1946 Boat Line - Schedule.
box 41 542.3 Research Report on Materials for Gar Wood 1946 Models.
box 41 542.4 Job Diary Executive Plane (542.8) Feb1946-Feb1947.
box 41 542.5 Legal --- Contract, memos Jun-Jul1945.
box 41 542.6 Publicity clippings 1945-1946.
photo box 16 542.1 Office Remodel --- 7 Photographs.
photo box 16 542.2 [1946 Boat Line] --- 39 Photographs of boats, models, presentation book.
box 41 542.7 2 Photostats of boat drawing and renderings.
box 41 542.8 Boat Hardware --- Photography Negative Record Sheet.
photo box 16 542.3 Boat Hardware --- 8 Photographs.
flat box 13 542.1 Boat Hardware --- 2 Model cleats.
photo box 16 542.4 Chicago Boat Show --- 9 Photographs.
negative box 28 542.1 Office --- 13 Negatives.
negative box 28 542.2a [1946 Boat Line] --- 106 Negatives.
negative box 51 542.2b [1946 Boat Line] --- 106 Negatives (continued). [nitrate]
negative box 28 542.3-4 [1946 Boat Line] --- 106 Negatives (continued)
negative box 28 542.5a Boat Hardware --- 16 Negatives.
negative box 51 542.5b Boat Hardware --- 16 Negatives (continued). [nitrate]
negative box 29 542.6 Kodachrome --- 29 Color negatives of boats.
box 41 542.9 [1947 Boat Line] --- 38 Sketches, 11 photostats.
damaged flat files, drawer 7 542.1-3 1946 Boat Line --- 1 rendering, 175 sketches and drawings, 26 blueprints, 47 photostats.
damaged flat files, drawer 8 542.4-5 1947 Boat Line --- 314 Sketches and drawings, 38 blueprints, 27 photostats. Heating unit front panel - 9 sketches.
damaged flat files, drawer 9 542.6 1947 Boat Line --- 314 Sketches and drawings, etc. (continued).
damaged flat files, drawer 9 542.7 Executive Airplane --- 50 Drawings and sketches, 27 blueprints, 7 photostats.

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