Chevrolet Bros Mfg Co.

               1921 - 1928

The Chevrolet Brothers Manufacturing Company was established in 1921, and was headquartered in Indianapolis.  It specialized in aftermarket cylinder heads & speed equipment for the Model T Ford.  The company also built high performance race cars based on the Model T platform.  Arthur Chevrolet was the president of the firm, and was in charge of day to day operations.  The company was truly international in scope, and had distributorships in Canada, England, and as far away as Australia.  The following documents pertain to the Chevrolet Bros Mfg Co, while the business was operating during the 1920’s.

4/05/21 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur & Louis Chevrolet form the

Chevrolet Brothers Mfg Co.

(Indiana State Archives)

7/12/21 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Bros Mfg Co. files Annual

Report with the Secretary of State

(Indiana State Archives)

October 1921 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Bros Mfg Co. acquires building

at 410 West 10th Street

(Detroit Public Library)

11/25/21 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes Dow Chemical

regarding performance of Dow Pistons 

(Dow Chemical Brochure)

1/16/22 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes Marsch Motors

about Fronty Head distributorship 

(Jarvis Erickson Collection)

2/08/22 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes Albert Lauer

concerning Fronty Head distributorship 

(Jarvis Erikson Collection)

1/04/23 - Indianapolis, Indiana

A. Chevrolet & Chevrolet Bros merge,

Arthur Chevrolet named President

(Indiana State Archives)

6/02/23 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Bros Mfg Co. files

Annual Corporate Report

(Indiana State Archives)

8/08/23 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes Earle Walker

regarding Fronty Head product line 

(Kem Robertson Collection)

1/10/24 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes Earle Walker

regarding Fronty Head product line 

(Kem Robertson Collection)

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2/21/24 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes Edward Sixbury

regarding Fronty Head product line 

(Ray Bartholomew Collection)

7/25/24 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Bros Mfg Co. files

Annual Corporate Report 

(Indiana State Archives)

6/04/25 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Bros Mfg Co. files

Annual Corporate Report 

(Indiana State Archives)

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10/13/25 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes to client about

Fronty racing equipment 

(Ray Bartholomew Collection)

5/18/26 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes to customer

about Fronty Head product line 

(Jarvis Erickson Collection)

6/08/26 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Bros Mfg Co. files

Annual Corporate Report 

(Indiana State Archives)

1/22/27 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Invoice for machine shop work on

Duesenberg W-24 marine crankcases

(Randy Ema Collection)

8/05/27 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Bros Mfg Co. files

Annual Corporate Report 

(Indiana State Archives)

12/29/27 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes to customer

about Winfield Carburetor set up

(Dr. Harlan Hunter Collection)

Circa 1928 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Arthur Chevrolet writes to customer

about Fronty design improvements 

(Jarvis Erickson Collection)

6/09/28 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Chevrolet Bros Mfg files Annual Report,

Louis Chevrolet no longer with company

(Indiana State Archives)