Stout began his automotive career in 1947 as a designer for General Motors then went on to work for Lincoln Mercury, Studebaker Packard and Edsel as a product planner. He retired in 1966 but continued to consult and write about the automobile industry. He authored "Make 'em Shout Hooray!" in 1988, an informative behind-the-scenes look at the automobile industry.
The collection is predominantly text materials including personal correspondence, photographs, albums, product literature, early drafts of his book and an array of other items on the automobile industry.
Design table for the 1941 Packard
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