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Guide to the Collection on Albert W. Miller
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Description
The Collection on Albert W. Miller contains materials that document the professional work of Albert W. Miller. The collection primarily consists of photographs, press clippings, and other material regarding the Albert W. Miller Manufacturing Company and the Magnolia Automobile Company that were owned and operated by Albert W. Miller in Riverside, California during the early twentieth century. Additionally, this collection also contains postcards, press clippings, and other material on cities in Southern California and vintage automobiles.
Background
Albert W. Miller, a resident of Riverside, California, was a wood worker, car manufacturer, and owner of the Albert W. Miller Manufacturing Company. He was the inventor of the Miller Lock Mortiser, a machine used to cut openings in doors for mortise locks. Miller also established and owned the Magnolia Automobile Company in Riverside, California along with friend Watt L. Morland. This venture was short lived as the first automobile produced, the Magnolia, failed to work and the company went defunct.
Extent
0.5 linear feet (1 document box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
The collection is open for research.