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Finding Aid for the Bela Gaspar Collection of Patents for Color Photography, 1855-1953
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bela Gaspar Collection of Patents for Color Photography,
    Date (inclusive): 1855-1953
    Collection number: 1142
    Creator: Gaspar, Bela, 1898-1973
    Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Bela Gaspar Collection of Patents for Color Photography (Collection 1142). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233063 

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains some of the original patents of Bela Gaspar, inventor of a three-color separation process. Includes U.S., Canadian and European patents. Also contains British government patent publications from 1855-1939.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Original patents, 1936-1953 (Box 1).
    2. British government patent publications, 1855-1939 (Boxes 2-5).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Gaspar, Bela, 1898-1973--Archives.
    Inventors--Archival resources.
    Color photography--Patents.
    Color photography--Three-color process.