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.
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,
Magnolia, failed to work and the company went defunct.
0.5 linear feet
(1 document box)
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 collection is open for research.