Nash Motors Company Records

1890-1938


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

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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.