Scope and Content
Title: Omar Suttles Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1930-1981
Collection number: 1292
Suttles, Omar, 1903-
Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Omar Suttles (1893- ) was the inventor and manufacturer of Airfloat trailers. The collection consists mostly of Suttles' photographs,
scrapbooks, reminiscences, memorabilia, and printed materials.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library,
Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright,
are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC
Regents do not hold the copyright.
Restrictions on Access
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to
the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item], Omar Suttles Papers (Collection 1292). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Suttles was born in 1893; he was a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and the inventor and manufacturer of Airfloat
Scope and Content
Collection consists mostly of photographs, scrapbooks, reminiscences, memorabilia, and printed materials of Omar Suttles,
pioneer and inventor in the field of trailer design and manufacture. Includes copies of
Airfloat fleet review and
Western trailer life.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Suttles, Omar, 1903- --Archives.
Inventors--United States--Archival resources.