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Frey (Charles S.) Memorial Bicycle Collection
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Box 1, Folder 1

Clubs and rallies - bulletins

Box 1, Folder 2

Bike trips - announcements

Box 1, Folder 3

Ecology

Box 1, Folder 4

Tandem Club of America

Box 1, Folder 5

Wheelmen publications

Note

Does not include the periodical The Wheelmen.
Box 1, Folder 6

The Wanderer

Box 1, Folder 7

Southern California Cycling Journal

Box 1, Folder 8

Pamphlets

Box 1, Folder 9

Dr. Paul Dudley White

Box 1, Folder 10

Book Catalogs

Box 1, Folder 11

Bicycle Illustrations (folder 1)

Box 1, Folder 12

Bicycle Illustrations (folder 2)

Box 2, Folder 1

Bike Trip 1975 July 17

Box 2, Folder 2

California Bike Tour

Box 2, Folder 3

Bicycle Notes

Box 2, Folder 4

Horace Dobbins: the Arroyo Seco Cycleway

Note

Notes and clippings
Box 2, Folder 5

Indenture 1898 April 25

Box 2, Folder 6

Charles Russell; William S. Hart

Box 2, Folder 7

Touring: Atascadero bike trip

Box 2, Folder 8

Ruth Frey Axe's list of the Bicycle Collection (duplicate)

Box 2, Folder 9

Correspondence

Box 2, Folder 10

Mr. Hollander

Box 2, Folder 11

G. S. Dunbar

Box 2, Folder 12

Dr. Irving A. Leonard (1 )

Box 2, Folder 13

Dr. Irving A. Leonard (2 )

Box 3, Folder 1

Bike Day buttons 1979

Box 3, Folder 2

Comics

Box 3, Folder 3

Clippings - Mr. and Mrs. Harold Axe

Box 3, Folder 4

Clippings - summary listing only - bike lanes

Box 3, Folder 5

Clippings - bike advertisements

Box 3, Folder 6

Clippings - books about bicycles

Box 3, Folder 7

Clippings -bicycle legislation, city ordinances, commuters

Box 3, Folder 8

Clippings - police activities/ crime and bicycles

Box 3, Folder 9

Clippings - cycling accidents, dangers, deaths

Box 3, Folder 10

Clippings - bike races and racers

Box 3, Folder 11

Clippings - bike trips

Box 3, Folder 12

Clippings - "how-to" - buy, repair, use, etc. bicycles

Box 3, Folder 13

Clippings - health

Box 3, Folder 14

Clippings - industry

Box 3, Folder 15

Augustus Post: "The Evolution of the Flying Man"

Box 3, Folder 16

Clippings - historical

Box 3, Folder 17

Clippings - bicycle revival

Box 3, Folder 18

Clippings - nostalgic essays

Box 3, Folder 19

Clippings - novels, plays, etc. about bicycles

Box 3, Folder 20

Clippings - bicycles and science/alternative bicycles

Box 3, Folder 21

Clippings - photos of bicycles and cyclists

Box 4, Folder 1

Publications 1964, 1971, and 1974

Note

Includes: American Cycling Newsletter. Vol. 3, no. 3 (May 1964); American Youth Hostels. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Council of American Youth Hostels, 1974 - various photos, announcements for bicycle trips, etc.; and Boethling, Bob, ed. The Bicycle Book. Los Angeles: UCLA Alumni Press, 1971.
Box 4, Folder 2

Publications 1971

Note

Includes: The Bicycle Cash Register. Chicago: The Murray Co., n.d. and Bicycle Racing. Los Angeles: Southern California Cycling Association, 1971.
Box 4, Folder 3

Periodicals 1969, 1970, and 1976

Note

Includes: Bicycling! First issue. Vol. 8, no. 1 (January 1969); Vol. 11, no. 11 (November 1970); and Vol. 17, no. 12 (December 1976)
Box 4, Folder 4

Periodicals 1975-1976 and 1986

Note

Includes: Bike Report. Vol. 12, no. 8 (August/September 1986) and Bike World. Vol. 4, no. 2 (February 1975) and vol. 9, no. 9 (September 1976)
Box 4, Folder 5

Periodicals 1895 and 1898

Note

Includes: Century Magazine. Vol. 55, no. 6 (April 1898). Pages 837- 851: Pennell, Elizabeth Robins. "Over the Alps on a Bicycle." Illus. Joseph Pennell. Also 10 page ads near back for bicycles, bike parts, and accessories. The Cosmpolitan. Vol. 19, no. 4 (August 1895). Pages(386)-394: de Koven, Mrs. Reginald. "Bicyling for Women." Photos included, plus ads.
Box 4, Folder 6

Periodicals 1973-1975

Note

Includes: The Gooseneck: Monthly Bulletin of the Los Angeles Wheelmen. Vol. 28, nos. 9-10 (September-October 1973). High Gear. Numbers 13, 20, 21 (July 1974, May 1975, June 1975).
Box 4, Folder 7

Periodicals 1897, 1961, and 1980

Note

Includes: Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly. Vol. 48, no. 1 (March 1961). Pages 35-68: Splitter, Henry Winifred. "Los Angeles Recreation, 1846-1900"; Horne Study Magazine. Vol. 11, no. 2 (December 1897). Pages 345-348: Follows, G. Herbert. "Why Does a Bicycle Stand Up?"; and Los Angeles Harbor College. Calendar of Events. Wilmington, CA: Office of Community Services, Summer 1980. Cover drawing plus page 3.
Box 4, Folder 8

Periodicals 1900 and 1972

Note

Includes: National Geographic Magazine. Vol. 142, no. 3 (September 1972). Cover photo plus pages 336-337: photo of Hadley, Massachusetts antique bicycle club. Overland Monthly. Vol. 35, no. 210 (June 1900). Various ads in the first 3 pages, plus a poem on page 504: Otis, E.F. "Wheeling in Honolulu." Also pages (521)-529: Rotifer. "The Wheel in the West" (Photos included).
Box 5, Folder 1

Progressive Springfield Monthly. Vol. 1, no. 14 1891 March

Note

Cover photo plus page 172 has ads.
Box 5, Folder 2

Publications 1900, 1961, and 1975

Note

Includes: Byrne, John Frank, ed. Spalding's Official Bicycle Guide for 1900. New York: American Sports Publishing Co., 1900. Sports Illustrated. Vol. 42, no. 21 (26 May 1975). Pages(36)-44: Cantwell, Robert. "Where All Roads Lead to Roam." Also ads. Staten Island Transcript and Westfield Times. Vol. 86, no. 49 (8 December 1961).
Box 5, Folder 3

Periodicals 1965, and 1974, 1978

Note

Includes: Sunset. Vol. 135, no. 1 (July 1965). Southwest edition, page 48: "The Bike Clubs Invite You Along" and pages (50)-57: "The Bike's Comeback." Also laid in: Central edition, page 36: "Bike Clubs..." and pages 40-44: "Where the Biking's Good." Northern edition has same laid-in material as central edition. Sunset. Vol. 152, no. 5 (May 1974). Southwest edition, cover photo plus pages (78)-(85): ""What about Bike Tripping?" plus pages 42-46: "Biking at the Beach" (on Santa Monica), plus page 256: "More Bikeways in the West." Westways. Vol. 70, no. 5 (May 1978). Pages 50-52: Carroll, Richard. "Re: Cycling Challenge."
Box 5, Folder 4

The Wheelmen 1975-1979 and 1984

Note

Includes: Vol. 6, no. 1 (Winter 1975); Vol. 6, no. 2 (Summer 1975); Vol. 7, no. 1 (Winter 1976); no. 11 (March 1977); no. 13 (December 1978); no. 14 (May 1979); no. 24(May 1984).
Box 5, Folder 5

Pink and blue-flowered scrapbook

Note

Various bicycle photos, ads, illustrations, and articles.
Box 6, Folder 1

"Wheeling" pamphlet, Vol 1 No 14 and Vol 1 No 20 1897 May 15 - 1897 June 26

Box 6, Folder 2

Roger Durham Bicycle Ride journal 1974 August 17

Box 6, Folder 3

Two Wheel Trip: The American Magazine of Bicycling, Vol 1 No 1 1973

Box 6, Folder 4

"Toys and Bicycles" magazine 1973 July

Box 7, Folder 1

Harper's Weekly 1879 and 1880

Note

Oversize folder. Includes: Vol . 23, no. 1199 (1879 December 20) and Vol. 24, no. 1206 (1880 February 7).
Box 7, Folder 2

Oversize illustrations of bicycles

General

Oversized folder.
Box 7, Folder 3

By Land and Water 1889

General

Oversize folder.
Box 7, Folder 4

Oversize bicycle illustrations

Note

Oversize folder, four items.