Carter Motors: Ltd.

An Inventory of records at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. George Stubbs
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
(2012)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. George Stubbs (2012)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Creator:
Carter Motors Ltd.

Title:
Carter Motors Ltd. fonds

Dates:
1932-2009

Quantity:
2.5 m of textual records

Identification:
MSS 355 A.10-26

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Administrative History of Carter Motors Ltd.

Charles Gregory Carter was born at Devizes, Willshire, England in 1887. Carter came to Winnipeg in 1914 and worked in the grocery business until 1921.That year he became an automobile salesman for Consolidated Motors owned by former Premier Rodmond Roblin. In 1926 Charles opened his own dealership on Fort Street near St. Mary's Avenue. In 1930 Carter Motors Ltd. moved to Portage Avenue & Maryland St. THe General Motors dealership remained in the Carter family until 1994 when it was bought by Murray Cheverolet. The family also ran Carter Toyota on McPhillips St.

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Scope and Contents of the Records

The fonds consists of 4 series. They include: Land, building appraisals & lease agreements, General Motors, chevrolet & oldsmobile pamphlets, automobile magazines, Automotive News Magazine

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Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access.

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Restrictions on Use

No restrictions on use.

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Custodial History

The fonds were donated by John Carter in 2010

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Detailed Description of the Collection

LAND, BUILDING APPRAISALS & LEASE AGREEMENTS [ 1945-1987 ]

BoxFolder
11 Victory Service League Member Handbook ca.1945
2 Land & Buildings 1953-1988
3 Valuation Carter Motors Limited 1961
4 Appraisal Report for Carter Motors Ltd. 1965
5 Wall St. building 1974
6 Sales Contracts 1985-1991
7 GM Motor Vehicles Dealer Sales & Service Agreement 1985
8 Carter Toyota Lease at Templeton & Main 1987

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GENERAL MOTORS CHEVROLET & OLDSMOBILE PAMPHLETS 1932-2009
BoxFolder
21 Chevrolet report manual 1932
2 Chevrolet .5 ton & 1.5 ton trucks & Maple Leaf 2 ton trucks 1933
3 Futuramic Oldsmobile - facts book 1949
4 Chevrolets facts - styleline & fleetline 1950
5 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile fact books & manuals 1951
6 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile fact books & manuals 1951
7 Chevrolets & Oldsmobile manuals 1953-1954
8 Oldsmobile pamphlet 1955
9 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile facts & pamphlets 1958
BoxFolder
31 Chevrolet pamphlets 1959
2 Chevrolet engineering features 1960
3 Chevrolets & Olsmobile pamphlets 1962
4 General Motors Car Advertisements 1963-1968
BoxFolder
41 General Motors pamphlets 1969-1971
2 General Motors pamphlets 1972-1973
3 General Motors pamphlets 1974-1975
4 General Motors pamphlets 1976
BoxFolder
51 General Motors pamphlets 1977
2 General Motors pamphlets 1978
3 General Motors pamphlets 1979
4 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile 1980
BoxFolder
61 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1981
2 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1983
3 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1984
4 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1985
5 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1986
6 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1987
BoxFolder
71 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1988
2 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1989
3 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1990
4 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1991
5 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1992
BoxFolder
81 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1993
2 Chevrolet 1994
3 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1995
4 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1996
BoxFolder
91 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1997
2 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1998
3 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 1999
BoxFolder
101 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 2000
2 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 2001
3 Chevrolet pamphlets 2002
4 Chevrolet pamphlets 2003
BoxFolder
111 Chevrolet & Oldsmobile pamphlets 2004
2 Chevrolet 2005
3 Chevrolet 2006
BoxFolder
141 Chevrolet 2007
BoxFolder
121 Chevrolet pamphlets 2007
2 Chevrolet pamphlets 2008
3 Chevrolet pamphlets 2009

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AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINES 1956-2004
BoxFolder
131 Look Magazine 1956
1A Buyer's Guide 1973
2 Motor Trend Magazine 1974-1976
3 Consumer report cars 1978
4 New Car 1978
5 Carguide 1979
6 Car & Driver 25th Anniversary Issue 1980
7 Motor Trend 1980
8 Carguide 1982
9 MacLean's The Car at 100 1985
10 Autopinion 1990
11 CAA 100 Year Anniversary pamphlet 1904-2004

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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS MAGAZINE 1974-1993
BoxFolder
141 Automotive News [ 1974-1982 ]
BoxFolder
151 Automotive News 1983-1993

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