Animation Collection

1911-1992


Descriptive Summary

Title: Animation Collection
Dates: 1911-1992
Collection Number: GC 1108
Creator/Collector:
Extent: (Boxes: 1 legal; 2 letter; 6 flat; 1 record storage; 1 bundle; ov folders)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: This artificial collection pertains to the history animation and cartoons. There are background scenes; cels, sequential drawings; several scripts with the scenes and corresponding dialogue; and photographs including a sequential set labeled “Bray, 1911.”
Language of Material: English

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Preferred Citation

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

Scope and Content of Collection

This artificial collection pertains to the history animation and cartoons. There are background scenes; cels, sequential drawings; several scripts with the scenes and corresponding dialogue; and photographs including a sequential set labeled “Bray, 1911.” There is an emphasis in the collection of the early animation work of Walter Lantz; other noteworthy items include the work of Leon Schlesinger Productions (pre-Warner Bros.) and Fleischer Studios. There are two later cartoon examples: an Al Capp comic strip engraving plate (1988) and a Hanna-Barbera Productions storyboard (1992). 1911 - 1992, undated; (bulk is before 1935)