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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: Nash Motors Company Records
    Dates: 1890-1938
    Collection Number: GC 1344
    Creator/Collector: Thomas B. Jeffery Company Nash Motors Company
    Extent: (Boxes: 5 legal, 14 letter, 6 1/2 letter, 1 record storage)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: The records of the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin and its successor company, the Nash Motors Company of Maryland. Notable are clippings, correspondence, patent records and lawsuit records beginning in 1902 for challenges by George B. Selden’s patent to automobile manufacturers. 1890-1938
    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

    Nash Motors Company Records. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Jeffery produced its first automobile in the U.S. in 1902. In 1916 the Jeffery Company was sold to the Nash Motors Company which moved its headquarters to Kenosha.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The records of the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin and its successor company, the Nash Motors Company of Maryland. Notable are clippings, correspondence, patent records and lawsuit records beginning in 1902 for challenges by George B. Selden’s patent to automobile manufacturers. 1890-1938

    Indexing Terms

    Automobile industry and trade.