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Title Automotive scrapbook including items from 1910-1955, featuring sketches, photographs, clippings, and a letter re: the founding/founders of the VMCCA
Collection Samuel Eliot Automobile/Aviation Collection
Object Name Scrapbook
Scope & Content Contents include:
Automobile and auto part sketches;
VMCCA letter dated 26 May 1955 discussing the founding and names of the founders of the VMCCA;
Photographs of vintage cars, including some that are likely of VMCCA meets; some photos are dated 1949, and some have information written on the reverse side, but the handwriting is often illegible;
Photographs of car engines and engine parts;
An advertising brochure for "Automobiles Metamorphosis" Grand Prix cars;
Automotive-related greeting cards, newspaper and magazine clippings (and for some reason a magazine clipping with a photo of Stalin at Yalta); and
A society-pages newspaper clipping featuring a sketch of Eliot's wife.
Accession# 1991G1016.2
Subjects VMCCA
Object ID 1991G1016.2.27
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1955
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Condition Poor
Condition Notes The paper onto which the items are pasted is yellowed, brittle, and crumbling.