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Finding Aid for the Thomas Kimmwood Peters Papers, 1935-1964
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Description
Thomas Kimmwood Peters (1879-1973) was a pioneer newsreel cameraman who filmed the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, the construction of the Panama Canal, and other events. He was also a motion picture producer, cameraman, and inventor. The collection consists of correspondence, brochures and miscellaneous materials relating to Peters' activities in building his own and Oglethorpe University's historical photographic collections.
Background
Peters was born in 1884; he became a pioneer newsreel cameraman who filmed the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, the construction of the Panama Canal, and other events; was also a motion picture producer, cameraman, and inventor; he died on December 1, 1973.
Extent
2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.