4.4 cubic ft.
The records are open for research.
The Valtentine Y. Tallberg records subseries includes executive committee meeting minutes and supporting documentation, meeting agendas and minutes, department progress reports, and engineering program schedules. Committees Tallberg served on include: Automobile Production Committee, Automotive Inter-Department Committee, Central Automotive Staff Committee, Engineering Planning Committee, Engineering Staff Committee, Executive Policy Committee, Production Co-ordination Committee, Products Committee, Scheduling Committee, Special Engineering Committee, Special Inter-Plant Committee, and Special Production Committee.
Item, folder, box, Accession 480, Valentine Y. Tallberg records series, Engineering Division (Ford Motor Company) records series, Ford Motor Company Engineering records collection, Benson Ford Research Center, The Henry Ford.
Valentine Yngve Tallberg was born in Domnarvet, Sweden, and immigrated to the United states in 1922. In 1928, he was hired by Russell I. Roberge and began working in the Foreign Department of the Ford Motor Company. After completing a service training course in various departments at the Rouge River Plant, Tallberg was sent to Germany as a service representative for Ford Werke A.G. in the Berlin assembly plant. By 1931, Tallberg was Chief Inspector and Chief Engineer for Ford Werke A.G. Tallberg returned to the United States after the outbreak of war in Europe and worked in various liasion positions between manufacturing plants, the engineering laboratory in Dearborn, and Ford executives. In 1946, Tallberg was named Administrative Engineer for Ford Motor Company and oversaw the administration of the newly reorganized Engineering Division. Functions of this office included the day-to-day administration of personnel, planning, scheduling, and inter-department communication between various production offices, administrative offices, and senior engineering executives. In 1955, Tallberg was named Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Engineering.
Forms part of the Engineering Division (Ford Motor Company) records series, Ford Motor Company Engineering records collection.