Vincent, Jesse G.
Detroit Public Library
National Automotive History Collection
Detroit, MI 48226
4.5 linear feet
The collection contains correspondence and diaries that reflect Vincent’s work at Packard and his numerous retirement activities. The diaries, 1921-1940, 1942-1950, include entries and descriptions on Vincent’s engine design work, and remarks on his daily schedule. The diaries cover the height of Vincent’s career at Packard when he developed Packard’s notable single-eight engine and the Packard-built speedboat engines.