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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: T. K. Peters Collection
    Dates: 1904-1920
    Collection Number: P-148
    Creator/Collector: Peters, T. K. (Thomas K.)
    Extent: .4 linear feet (Boxes: 2 ½ letter, 1 ov)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Photographs, negatives related to the history of film making. Some show Peters at work; some silent film stills. ca. 1904-1920, undated
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    T. K. Peters Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Thomas Kimmwood Peters (1884-December 1, 1973) worked for the Bison Company, a New York film company. He also worked for other early moving picture companies; he invented cameras and preservation processes; he filmed and documented people and culture abroad.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photographs, negatives related to the history of film making. Some show Peters at work; some silent film stills. ca. 1912, undated

    Indexing Terms

    Silent films.