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Collection on Albert W. Miller
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Description
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.
Background
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, the Magnolia, failed to work and the company went defunct.
Extent
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.