Finding Aid for the Thomas Kimmwood Peters Papers, 1935-1964

Processed by Evert Volkersz; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Thomas Kimmwood Peters Papers, 1935-1964

Collection number: 1009

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Evert Volkersz, 6 May 1968
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, September 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Thomas Kimmwood Peters Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1935-1964
Collection number: 1009
Creator: Peters, Thomas Kimmwood, 1879-1973
Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Albert Boni.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Thomas Kimmwood Peters Papers (Collection 1009). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233573 

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, brochures and miscellaneous materials relating to Peters' activities in building his own and Oglethorpe University's historical photographic collections.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Peters, Thomas Kimmwood, 1879-1973.
News photographers--United States--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Correspondence and Brochures. v.p. v.d.

Creator/Collector: Peters, Thomas Kimmwood, 1884-
Physical Description: (2 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous materials relating to Dr. Peters' activities in building Oglethorpe University's and his own historical photographic collections.