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
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
0.42 linear feet
(1 document box)
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries,
Special Collections & University Archives. All requests for permission to
publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of
Distinctive Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the
Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is
not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also
be obtained by the researcher.
The collection is open for research.