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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Automotive Photograph Collection
    Dates: 1904-1976
    Collection Number: P-278
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes:2 letter; 2 1/2 letter, 1 flat)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: An artificial collection of small, individual automotive-related photograph collections. 1904 - 1976, 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

    Automotive Photograph Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    An artificial collection of small, individual automotive-related photograph collections. Topics include Earl Cooper's racing activities primarily in his Stutz #8, although there are photos of other race cars that he and others raced. Cooper donated the Stutz to the museum in 1935, and there are photographs commemorating the donation and the car on display in the museum. Other photographs pertain to automobile makers Earle C. Anthony and Homer Laughlin. There are photos of the BMW 507 of Raymond Loewy, its construction in 1957 and the subsequent donation of the automobile to the museum's collection. There are also photos of vehicles used by Warner Bros. movie studios. 1904 - 1976, undated.

    Indexing Terms

    Automobile racing.
    Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986
    Anthony, Earle C.
    Winton Engine Corporation