Archival Collections

The Revs Institute owns over 100 archival collections on the history of the automobile. Each collection has a finding aid (click on the links to view) describing the detailed contents.

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A. E. Ulmann papers, circa 1950s-1980s. The A. E. Ulmann papers, circa 1950s-1980s consist of various papers, photographic prints, transparencies, and realia. There are over 100 photographic prints, 686 color transparencies, 146 black-and-white negatives, and 49 color negatives. The papers include Mercedes related historical files, such as draft notes, correspondence, articles from the 1980s, and papers regarding racing in Argentina from the 1950s. The papers also include Sebring related materials from the 1960s and 1970s, including Sebring race programs, and books. The various realia consists of historical license plates, documents, and pamphlets from the 1970s and 1980s. The transparencies include images of races at various events in the 1970s, such as the Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race, and the Sebring 12 Hour endurance race. Also represented within the transparencies are venues such as Daytona International Speedway and Lime Rock Park as well as car marques, such as Bugatti, Ferrari, MG TD, and Porsche. The A. E. Ulmann transparencies are not available on the Revs Digital Library at this time Archival Collection 67
Albert R. Bochroch photographs, 1958-1979. The Albert R. Bochroch photographs, 1958-1979 consist of 11,975 black-and-white negatives, color negatives, and color transparencies, as well as assorted prints. He photographed international endurance races like the 24 Hours of Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring. Bochroch photographed primarily during the 1960s and 1970s at tracks such as Watkins Glen Circuit, Riverside International Raceway, and Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. He also photographed various races such as the Los Angeles Times Grand Prix, Bahamas Speed Week, French Grand Prix, and Can-Am races among others, also during the 1960s and 1970s. Some notable persons featured in the collection are: Phil Hill, Jackie Stewart, Carroll Shelby, Stirling Moss, Roger Penske, and Dan Gurney. Archival Collection 49
Alfonso de Portago, letter to Ken Purdy. Letter written to Purdy one week before the fatal crash at the Mille Miglia. Archival Collection 4
Alfred S. Cosentino papers, 1952-1997. The files consist of Cosentino’s research files on a wide variety of Abarth modifications and vehicles, especially for Fiat. Each file consists of Cosentino’s notes, photographic prints, negatives, correspondence, and related material concerning the specific vehicle. Other files document FAZA (Fiat Abarth Zagato Allemano), his Abarth import company. The collection also includes Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) homologation papers for Fiat Abarth vehicles. Of note are the 2,408 processed and digitized Studio Bertazzini glass plate negatives that feature many previously unseen images, including behind the scenes photographs at the Abarth factory, Abarth car portraits, close-ups of various Abarth car parts, and candid photographs of Carlo Abarth in his office. The Studio Bertazzini glass plate negatives were digitized and are available on the Revs Digital Library ( Archival Collection 19
All American Racers blueprints, 1965-1966. Collection contains blueprints for the series of Dan Gurney’s 1967 Eagle Grand Prix cars. The designers include Weslake & Co., Ltd, and the Anglo American Racers (later, the All American Racers). Each print usually includes the group number, drawing number, date, scale, detailed parts list and description, material, and other notes. Archival Collection 83
Amadee Gautier photograph collection, 1906-1979. Contains photographic prints of European races, drivers, and royalty over much of the 20th Century. Nothing is known about Gautier, and it is presumed that he collected the photographs other sources. The collection includes prints of Juan Manuel Fangio, Graham Hill, Stirling Moss, the Monte Carlo International Rally, Paris-Antibe Rally, and the Paris-St. Raphael Feminin Rally. The earliest image is the 1906 Paris-Peking race. Archival Collection 10
Auto shows collection, 1900-ongoing. The collection includes auto show programs and guides collected at the Revs Institute. The materials cover a variety of auto show events held in the United States as well as abroad, and organized by the name of the auto show event. Archival Collection 45
Automotive parts catalogs collection, circa 1900-ongoing. The Automotive parts catalogs collection, circa 1900-ongoing consists of 3,371 parts catalogs and price lists. The collection contains catalogs collected at the Revs Institute and published in both the United States and abroad. Most of the items are focused on a variety of auto manufacturers, marques, and models but also included are catalogs that sold other items including automotive accessories. Archival Collection 107
Barré Lyndon papers, 1914-1936. The collection contains articles, newspaper clippings, and programs about international automobile races and tracks/venues publications including The Autocar, The Motor, and Motor Sport. It also includes race reports written by Barre Lyndon, as well as original programs some races and events. The collection also contains articles, news clippings, and reports concerning the exhibits at international automobile shows 1923 through 1935; deaths of drivers, racing clubs, racing year retrospectives, automobile engineering and mechanics, innovations, and other automobile-related information. Archival Collection 11
Bill Oursler photographs, 1964-1982. The Bill Oursler photographs consists of four series: black-and-white negatives, color transparencies, photographic prints, and photo copies. These images range from 1964 to 1982, and they consist mainlyof IMSA sports car racing and open wheel series (Formula 5000, Formula Atlantic, Formula Super Vee) throughout North America. This collection also features many SCCA races including the Runoffs at Road Atlanta. Archival Collection 35
Bob Hines photographs, 1959-1978. The Bob Hines photographs, 1959-1978 contain 2,569 black-and-white negatives and color transparencies. These images cover races from various series such as SCCA, Trans-Am, ARRC, and NASCAR GT 300. Notable venues photographed in this collection include Watkins Glen Circuit, Daytona International Speedway, Lime Rock Park, and Lake Garnett. This collection contains notable events including Watkins Glen 6 Hours, United States Grand, and SCCA National. Archival Collection 60
British Motor Corporation and Leyland Motor Corporation photographs, 1963-1970. The British Motor Corporation and Leyland Motor Corporation photographs, 1963-1970 consist of 713 color image slides from the 12 Hours of Sebring at the Sebring International Raceway Archival Collection 104
Bruce R. Craig photographs, 1902-1998. The Bruce R. Craig photographs, 1902-1998 consist of a total of 27,927 images. There are 21,724 black-and-white negatives, 6,181 glass negatives, and 22 color negatives. Included in the Bruce R. Craig photographs, 1902-1998 are the archives of photographers Ted Wilson and Vincente Alvarez, as well as other photographers’ images, such as C.V. Haschel, Kirkpatrick, and Jack Fox. These images cover oval track racing; open wheel racing, including Indy cars, sprints and midgets; modified race cars; early NASCAR contests; early hill climb contests; souvenir images of race car drivers; track architecture; wrecks; pits and paddocks; and crowd scenes. Images of major events consist of the Indianapolis 500, Santa Monica Road Race, Daytona 500, Trenton 200, Rex Mays Classic, NASCAR Stock Car Race, Hoosier Grand Prix, and Midget Races. Venues of note include the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Legion Ascot, and Gilmore Stadium. Images of drivers include A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, Rex Mays, Bob Swanson, Karl Young, Al Gordon, and Ernie Triplett. Archival Collection 78
Bunny Tubbs photographs, 1938-1939. The Bunny Tubbs photographs, 1938-1939 consist of 16 color prints and 17 color transparencies. Included are images of events such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Swiss Grand Prix, and the Coppa Ciano. Venues featured in this collection include Montenero Circuit, Bremgarten, Circuit de la Sarthe, and Brooklands. The collection also contains an article from Classic & Sports Car about Bunny Tubbs and his use of color photography during the 1930s. Some notable persons photographed in this collection include Prince Birabongse Bhanudej Bhanubandh (Prince Bira) and Richard Seaman. Archival Collection 57
Calendar collection, 1955-ongoing. Collection consists of annual calendars produced by automobile manufacturers, and equipment and supply companies. The calendars are listed alphabetically. Some of the calendars were cataloged as separate items, Archival Collection 25
California Auto Racing photographs, 1946-1961. The California Auto Racing Photograph Collection, 1946-1961, consists of 77 black-and-white photographic prints, four postcards, and 6 spiral bound binders of miscellaneous images. The photographs are of various cars, motorcycles, car parts, racing events, and motorways. The racing events include the Santa Barbara Sports Car Road Races, The Grand Prix Riverside, and the Jalopy Races at Carrell Speedway in Gardena, California. The cars are of different marques and models such as MG, Ferrari, Maserati, Porsche, and many more. There are also numerous photographs of car crashes and wreckage. In addition, the collection includes a photograph of Al Moss in his MGTC Archival Collection 98
The Car Magnificent: Delaunay Belleville
automobile photographs, circa 1920s
The Car Magnificent: Delaunay Belleville automobile photographs, circa 1920s
consist of one album of 40 black-and-white photographic prints of the Delaunay Belleville
automobile in the factory. Some images show assembly and major parts systems.
Archival Collection 69
Carrera Panamericana collection, 1928-1971. The collection contains maps, instructions, programs, rosters, and rules for the drivers of the Carrera Panamericana races, and press releases, publicity and news clippings of the event. The collection includes prints taken by several photographers, especially Edward Eves, documenting the cars at the start, at various stages, and several in crashes; close-ups of drivers; officials at the awarding of prizes and press conferences. House and Senate reports concern the development of the highway connecting the U.S. to the Panama Canal for defense purposes. Archival Collection 22
Charlie Berry papers, 1950-2017. The Charlie Berry papers, 1950-2017, consists of sales literature, dealer brochures, and pamphlets from various manufacturers. Some of these papers come from Ford, Jaguar, and Oldsmobile. This collection also includes some photographic prints and framed track surface from Brooklands. Archival Collection 101
Chris Economaki photographs, 1991-2002. The Chris Economaki photographs, 1991-2002 consist of 6,021 total images. This includes 150 photographic prints, 5,258 black-and-white negatives, and 613 color negatives. Events of note are the Montreal Grand Prix, Detroit Grand Prix, CART events, and various NASCAR races. Economaki took photographs at various venues and cities, such as Lime Rock, Atlanta, Daytona, Nashville, and Talladega. Archival Collection 65
Chrysler Airflow collection, 1934. Promotional material for the 1934 Chrysler Airflow, including The First Motor Car Since the Invention of the Automobile, Chrysler Airflow, Body Service Manual (modern reproduction), The First Three Thousand (listing original owners), and undated checklist for a trip, and an undated (probably @ 2013) plastic model of the inner steel structure. Archival Collection 100
Collection of auction catalogs, 1945-ongoing. The collection contains catalogs collected at the Revs Institute and published in both the United States and abroad. Most of the items being sold are automobiles (historic or otherwise), but some include automotive parts, accessories and artwork, steam engines, and other types of transport. Archival Collection 9
Collection of Brabham BT-18 photographs, circa 1970. The Collection of Brabham BT-18 photographs, circa 1970 consists of images and
documents related to a Brabham BT-18 Formula 2 race car. The images include black and white negatives and accompanying black and white photographic prints. These images present the BT18 from several different angles, as well as offering up close shots of various components of the vehicle. This car was purchased in 1969 by Dave McClumpha and sold to Phil K. Raeder in June 1970, around the time the photos were taken. The collection also includes documents relating to the purchase, sale, and maintenance of the BT-18.
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Collection of Miller automobile photographs, 2004-2005. The Collection of Miller automobile photographs, 2004-2005 consists of 108, 4×6 inch color photographic prints taken at the 10th and 11th Annual Millers at Milwaukee Vintage Indy Car event at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin. Images include significant Indianapolis racing cars from the 1950s and 1960s. Also included are photographs of early twentieth century Miller race cars. Collection cars represented in this collection include the 1924 Miller board track car, Fred Frame Duesenberg sprint car, and 1919 Ballot Indianapolis race car Archival Collection 116
Collection of Watkins Glen Grand Prix photographs, 1953. The Collection of Watkins Glen Grand Prix photographs, 1953 includes 12 black and white photographic prints showing scenes from the 1953 Watkins Glen Grand Prix. Each print is 4.5″ x 3.25″ and is taken from a similar vantage point along the main straightaway. These photos capture several of the vehicles that competed during the race, plus crew members and other race attendees. Represented marques include Allard, Jaguar, Siata, and Excalibur. Archival Collection 120
Collection on Elisabeth Junek and Bugatti, 1923-1968. The Collection on Elizabeth Junek and Bugatti, 1923-1968 consists of 31 photographic prints, an autographed calling card, and signed greeting card. Included are various formats of photographic prints of Elizabeth Junek with known personalities such as Ferdinand Porsche and Ettore Bugatti, and races in the 1920s such as Nürburgring and Grand Prix Strasbourg. Archival Collection 93
Collection on Mark Donohue, 1968-1971. This is a collection of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and photographs documenting the accomplishments of race car driver Mark Donohue during the 1969 and the 1970 racing seasons. During this period, Donohue raced for the Penske Team in a Penske Eagle-Chevrolet, a Penske Lola-Ford, and a Penske Lola-Offy. He qualified as the fastest rookie ever for the 1969 Indianapolis 500. This collection includes magazine articles from Competition Press and Autoweek, Car and Driver, Road and Track, Sports Car Graphic, and Auto Racing. The creator of the collection is unknown. Archival Collection 30
Collection on the Corvette Grand Sport, circa 1963-1965. The Collection on the Corvette Grand Sport, circa 1963-1965 consists of a variety of materials focusing on the Corvette Grand Sport. Within the collection are blueprints, racing documents, black-and-white and color photographic prints and negatives, and other realia. Also included are letters and correspondence from Don Yenko, Zora Arkus-Duntov, and others in regards to production of the Grand Sport. Of note are two research and development books from Gulf Oil detailing the design and manufacture of chassis number 004. In addition, the collection houses a variety of period realia belonging to racing driver Dr. Dick Thompson. Archival Collection 86
Collection on the Siata, circa 1980-2000. The Collection on the Siata, circa 1980-2000 consists of a variety of materials focusing on some Siata models. It’s not known who compiled the materials. Within the collection are photographs, copies of articles, parts catalogs, invoices and other documents. Also, included in the collection are materials focusing on the Fiat 8V and the Fiat Dino. Siata (Società Italiana Auto Trasformazioni Accessori in English Italian Car Transformation Accessories Company) was an Italian car tuning shop and manufacturer founded in 1926 by amateur race car driver Giorgio Ambrosini. After World War II, the company began making its own sports cars under the Siata brand until its eventual bankruptcy in the mid-1970s. Archival Collection 88
Collier collection of photographs, 20th century. The Collier collection of photographs, 20th century consists of 162 boxes of black-and-white and color photographic prints and negatives. The Library staff compiled the materials from a variety of sources, including other collections in the repository, losing any sense of original order. The images are broadly organized into eight sections: marques, museums, genre, event, people, negatives, motorcycles, and unidentified. The collection contains images of cars such as the Alfa Romeo 12C 312, Bugatti Voiturette, Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta, Porsche 718 1-RS Spyder. Also included are images from events such as the ADAC 1000km race, Dutch Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500, 24 Hours of Le Mans. Also included are images of famous automotive personalities, such as Mario Andretti, Zora Arkus-Duntov, Louis Chevrolet, A.J. Foyt, Janet Guthrie, Hirotashi Honda, Jochen Rindt, and Gilles Villevneuve Archival Collection 81
Color and trim collection, 1896-1989. This is an artificial collection composed of materials pulled the Collier and Richley collections and the Berger Car Colour Library. The collection contains automobile color and trim samples dating 1896 to 1989, including color swatches for coach builders. Of particular note are the booklets of suggested colors for Rolls Royce and Bentley cars. It also contains many Berger car color swatches for various marques, such as Alfa Romeo, Audi, British Leyland, BMW, Chrysler France/Simca, Chrysler UK/Rootes, Citroen, DAF, Datsun, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Jaguar, Mazda, Mercedes, Moskvitch, NSU, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rover, Saab, Skoda, Toyota, Triumph, Vauxhall, VW, Volvo, Wartburg, Ral, and many more Archival Collection 31
Combined racing programs collection, 1895-ongoing. This is a single, combined listing of all race programs from four major collections at the Revs Institute, totaling over 10,000 races worldwide. The collections include the Race Programs Collection, the Joel E. Finn Papers, the Geoffrey Hewitt photographs, and the Helmut Schroer Race Program Collection. Each individual collection is owned and available at the Revs Institute. The finding aid includes the name of the event, collection, and cabinet, box, binder, and folder number of the program. The names of the events were recorded as used by the collector. The programs cover a variety of race events held in the United States as well as abroad, especially Europe, and organized by name of the race. The contents of each file vary, but often include include newspaper clippings, practice and race time sheets, car changes, the published programs, and post-race reports. Email the Library ( to purchase a scanned copy of a program. Research fees will apply. Archival Collection
Daniel Cabart collection of photographs, 1888-1910. The Daniel Cabart collection of photographs, 1888-1910 are composed of 330 photographic prints divided into four albums titled ‘Photos Anciennes Ancestre Toutes Marques, 1-4’ that were collected but not photographed by Cabart. The images are original prints, sepia toned photographs, albumen prints, and photo postcards. There are also two mounted albumen photographs, and four glass negatives of racing cars, steam cars, and rare marques. Of note are images of marques such as Lorraine-Dietrich, De Dietrich, Panhard et Levassor, and a selection of Lyon area cars. Archival Collection 28
Don Morley photographs, 1950-1990. The collection consists of 5,668 slides and negatives, about 20 prints, a CD of a Rolls Royce factory visit in 2010, and several envelopes of film. The film type is Kodachrome color transparency slides and strips and black and white negative strip film. The film is of various sizes: 35 mm, 2 1/4, and 5×4 cm. The slides and negatives are of racing events, car portraits, tractors, ships, motorways, and space travel. The racing events include various professional and amateur racing events, such as Formula 1, rally racing, stock car racing, CART World Champs, World Endurance Racing, and others. The car portraits are of different marques and models, such as Aston Martin, Alldays and Onions, Austin, Bentley, BMW, Bugatti, Chevrolet, Citroen, Daimler, Dodge, Elva, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Frazer Nash, Locomobile, Panhard, and many more. Of particular note are Don Morley’s photographs of the London to Brighton veteran car run and desert racing in Nevada Archival Collection 24
Duke Q. Manor photographs, 1957-1979. The Duke Q. Manor photographs, 1957-1979 are comprised of 8,765 black-and-white negatives and color transparencies, as well nineteen 8mm film reels various races in the late 1950s to the late 1970s. Among these races were the Monterey Castrol Grand Prix, 12 Hours of Sebring, USAC Pacific Grand Prix, and the 6 Hours of Watkins Glen. Also included are journal excerpts, press releases, lapel pins, and key chains. Some notable people included in the collection are Mark Donahue, Roger Penske, Dan Gurney, Bruce McLaren, and Jo Siffert. Archival Collection 51
Edmund Rumpler collection. Collection compiled by Wolff Metternich about Edmund Rumpler, including 400 black and white photos of the Rumpler Tropfenauto, 1st, 2nd, 3rd version; photos of the Rumpler aircraft industry; copies of internal Rumpler Factory documents; and technical data, and copies of sales catalogs. Also includes writings by descendants of Hans C. Rumpler; copies of patents; copy of the revenue office Charlottenburg February 1939 regarding the confiscation wealth of Jews. Archival Collection 76
Edward Eves photographs, 1953-1988. The Edward Eves photographs, 1953-1988 consist of 2,871 color transparencies and 615 black-and-white negatives. Included are images of publicity shots for Rover and Triumph import cars, motor racing events, factory visits, and the engineering features of performance sports cars like Ferrari and Maserati. Notable events featured in this collection include the Geneva Motor Show, Monaco Grand Prix, 24 Hours of Le Mans, and British Grand Prix. Images of notable venues include Silverstone Circuit, Donington Park, Nürburgring, and Circuit de Monaco. Also included in this collection are images of notable people such as Stirling Moss, Juan Manuel Fangio, and Jack Brabham. Archival Collection 71
Eliska Junkova papers, 1924-1994. The Eliska Junkova papers contain correspondence, drawings, excerpts, photographic prints and negatives, and other material from the estate of race car driver Eliska Junkova. The collection also includes documents related to Junkova’s first husband, race car driver Cenek Junek; a scrapbook containing photos from Junkova’s memorial service; and a camera bag with Junkova’s name on it. Archival Collection 15
Eric Bullivant papers, 1908-1935. The collection consists of three albums containing primarily automotive photographs the early 1900s along with some postcards, loose cutouts, and newspaper clippings. There are also three oversize guarantee of title certificates for E. Bullivant, Esquire, two Rolls-Royce Limited and one Alvis Car and Engineering Company Limited. Two pieces of correspondence Hooper and Company Coachbuilders and Rolls-Royce accompany one of the certificates. Archival Collection 20
Eric della Faille photographs, 1960-1979. The Eric della Faille photographs, 1960-1979 are a collection of 50,000 black-and-white negatives and color transparencies Belgian photographer Eric della Faille. The collection covers the 1960s and 1970s and documents Formula 1, endurance racing, rallies, and auto shows. Many of the photographs are European events, with a smaller number Daytona, Watkins Glen, Nassau, and Buenos Aires. Archival Collection 47
European Motorsports photographs, 1950-1969. The European Motorsports photographs, 1950-1969 consist of 2,336 images including 2,263 black-and-white negatives, 33 color negatives, and 40 glass plate negatives. Images of events include ADAC 1000 km, Swiss Grand Prix Motorcycle, Swiss Grand Prix, German Grand Prix, German Grand Prix Sports Cars, and Internationales ADAC Eifelrennen. Venues of note are Nürburgring and Bremgarten. Images of car marques include Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lotus, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche. Archival Collection 79
Ferrari photograph album collection, 1948-1984. The Ferrari photograph album collection, 1948-1984 consists of three photograph albums, Volumes 1-3. The photographic prints were taken by an unknown photographer from 1948-1984 at a variety of races and rallies focusing on the Ferrari marque. There are 1,148 photographic prints in both color and black-and-white. The photographic prints were removed from the original albums for preservation purposes Archival Collection 13
Fred K. Gamble papers, 1950-2015 The Fred K. Gamble papers, 1950-2015 consist of magazine articles, newspaper clippings, personal writings, personal correspondence, photographs, and realia relating to the racing career of Fred Gamble. Included are autobiographical accounts of Gamble’s career as well as news reports related to his career as a race car driver, member of the Camoradi USA racing team, and representative of Goodyear. These materials also include magazine articles and historical information related to the vehicles Gamble drove, including the Chevrolet Corvette, Maserati Tipo 61 “Birdcage,” and Porsche-Behra. Archival Collection 109
Fred Pardini photographs, 1960-circa 1963. The Fred Pardini photographs are a collection of 161 black-and-white negatives Mr. Pardini’s personal collection of images he captured at the Pacific Grand Prix at Laguna Seca 1960 through 1963. There is a CD of 157 JPEG images of Laguna Seca, California 1960-1963, this CD and printed copies of these images appear to all be available on the Revs Digital Library. Notable drivers appear in these images including Stirling Moss, Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Phil Hill, Jo Bonnier, Masten Gregory and Briggs Cunningham. Archival Collection 46
Gene Schiavone Corvette Grand Sport collection, circa 1962-1963. The Gene Schiavone Corvette Grand Sport collection, circa 1962-1963 consists of numerous Corvette Grand Sport blueprints (original copies and photocopies), full scale drawings, and shop drawings regarding the Corvette Grand Sport from 1962 and 1963. The collection also includes two racing visors that were worn by Zora Arkus-Duntov (GM engineer, designer, and racing driver) who worked on the Corvette Grand Sport Project. Of note is that while Gene Schiavone compiled the materials within this collection he did not create them. Archival Collection 87
Geoffrey Hewitt photographs, circa 1963-2005. The Geoffrey Hewitt photographs, circa 1963-2005 contains approximately 315,000 color transparencies, black-and-white negatives, and color negatives. These images cover IMSA Camel GT Championship and support races, Trans-Am Series races, CART races, and various SCCA races from 1963 through 2005. Notable venues include Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Daytona International Speedway, Watkins Glen Circuit, Lime Rock Park, and Road Atlanta. Also included are CD-roms, official racing programs, race results, entry lists, qualifying results, media guides, and newspaper clippings. These documents also include drive information, schedules, maps, and personal notes taken during the races. Archival Collection 55
George Phillips photographs, 1951-1964. The George Phillips photographs, 1951-1964 consist of 51,797 black-and-white
negatives, including significant manufacturers and popular race car drivers during what some
consider the Golden Age of motorsport. Images cover events such as the Monaco Grand Prix,
Dutch Grand Prix, British Grand Prix, and the French Grand Prix. Also included are the 24
Hours of Le Mans, Monte Carlo Rally, RAC Rally, British Motor Show, Tour de France, London
to Brighton Veteran Car Run, RAC Tourist Trophy, and Tulip Rally. The George Phillips
negatives were digitized and are available on the Revs Digital Library. Additionally, there are 61 scrapbooks containing compilations of
articles from The Motor and Autocar magazines from 1931-1975. The articles included cover
new vehicles, motorsports competitions, automobile shows, historically significant automobiles, and automotive engineering and technology.
Archival Collection 41
Gerd-Harald Laukat photographs, 1957-2003. The Gerd-Harald Laukat photographs, 1957-2003 consists of 120 boxes containing
29,647 black-and-white negatives, 10,849 color transparencies, and 30,920 color negatives for a total of 71,416 images. These images are focused on a variety of auto shows and other auto events in Germany and throughout Europe from 1953 to 2003. Descriptions and event names within the collection are primarily in German. Some events contained in this collection include Autosalon Turin, Autosalon Paris, Autosalon Amsterdam, Autotest Audi Quattro, Autotest Mercedes, IAA European Premier Frankfurt, and more. This collection has been processed, but it is not yet digitized or available on the Revs Digital Library.
Archival Collection 90
Gerry Burger photographs, circa 1999-2003. The Gerry Burger photographs, circa 1999-2003, consists of 229 color transparencies. Included are images of races such as the 2003 24 Hours of Daytona and the 1999 Atlanta Petit le Mans. Notable venues in the collection include Daytona International Speedway and Road Atlanta. Archival Collection 108
Ghislaine Kaes papers, 1935-1947. Documents and photographs from Ghislaine Kaes who was nephew to Ferdinand Porsche and also his personal secretary. The files include personal correspondence and postcards, official business correspondence and family photographs. There are more than 220 negative images and among these are the Vanderbilt Cup Race, and Ferdinand Porsche at test tracks. Archival Collection 16
Grand Prix Race photographs, circa 1930s. The Grand Prix Race photographs, circa 1930s consist of 21 images on glass plate negatives. Notable events include the German Grand Prix, Belgian Grand Prix, Donington Grand Prix, Masaryk Grand Prix, Penya Rhin Grand Prix, and Tripoli Grand Prix. Venues include Nürburgring, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Donington Park, Masaryk, Mellaha, and the Montjuïc Circuit. Important images of drivers include Manfred von Brauchitsch, Rudolf Caracciola, Richard Seaman, and Hermann Lang. Archival Collection 75
Harlan C. Hunter photograph collection, 1953-circa 1973. The collection is unprocessed and consists of photographs collected by Harlan C. Hunter but taken by John A. Douglas and Jay Bryan. Douglas’s photographs include about 70 4×5 negatives and positives of drivers and pace cars the 1950s-early 1970s. The Bryan photographs include 330 color slides of the 1953-1956 and 1969 Indianapolis 500 races, including drivers, pit lane, and race action. Bryan also has 115 negatives and positives of Indianapolis and Milwaukee races the late 1950s and early 1960s, nine negatives of Florida stock cars, and 12 color slides of a Wisconsin midget car. Archival Collection 6
Harold Javetz photographs, 1959-1968. The Harold Javetz photographs, 1959-1968 consist of 101 color transparencies and 17 black-and-white photographic prints. Included are images of races such as Daytona 3 Hours Continental race, 12 Hours of Sebring, and Nassau Speed Week. Notable venues in this collection include Daytona International Speedway, Sebring International Raceway, and Oakes Field. The Harold Javetz photographs are not available on the Revs Digital Library at this time. Archival Collection 21
Helmut Schroer racing programs, 1947-1982. The Helmut Schroer racing programs document almost every German road race 1947-1982, low level to the top Grand Prix. Schröer created files include newspaper clippings, practice and race time sheets, car changes, and post-race reports. The files include many international races and rallies, as well as East German motorcycle and Formula Junior races. Very little is known about Helmut Schroer. It appears he was a private collector and may have written occasional racing articles. His vital dates are unknown, but he probably lived in Mülheim an der Ruhr. Archival Collection 5
Herbert Linge papers, 1952-1970. Consists mostly of letters, certificates, notes, victory ribbons, armbands, race course ephemera, trophies, and platters that document Linge’s racing career. Of special note are Linge’s armbands, guidebooks, programs, and roadmaps for the Carrera Panamericana, Mille Miglia, and Tour de Corse races. Each major piece in the collection trophy, plaque, folder of documents) was assigned an item number. Some numbers were duplicated. Archival Collection 4
Herman Lang papers, 1937-1987. Photos of Lang with manager Kissel in the factory Untertürkheim after the 1st Tripoli victory, at the first test run the Mercedes G.P. – racing cars from 1938 in Monza, on the Solitude-race-course 1937 (near Stuttgart), race Solitute photo Corps Leader Hühnlein is congratulating Mr. Lang for first place in record time. Personal documents include an invitation to a wedding party 1937, invitation by the family Böhringer, congratulation, writing by the Daimler Benz A.G. Archival Collection 34
J. Earl Way photographs, 1930-1953. The J. Earl Way photographs, 1930-1953 contain 281 photographic prints of dirt track racing in the Northeast United States, especially in Central Pennsylvania. Notable drivers include George Herman, Mark Light, Ed Terry, and Ray Howard. Well known venues are: Central Speedway in Bird-In-Hand, PA as well as Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA. Also included are other races located in Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New Hampshire. Other significant photographs include images of cars before fatal accidents, and the only photo of Joie Chitwood and Ted Horn together with J. Earl Way. The J. Earl Way photographs are not available on the Revs Digitial Library at this time. Archival Collection 68
James Toensing papers, 1949-2006. The Toensing papers consist of an unpublished book, 18 Years in Southern California, photographs and artwork of his Ford GT 40 car, and blueprints related to automobiles Toensing restored or maintained at the Cunningham Automotive Museum. Archival Collection 32
James Torpey photographs, circa 1950s-1960s. The James Torpey photographs contain black-and-white negatives, slides, and prints of various racing events during the 1950s-1960s, such as events from Lime Rock and Marlboro. Also included in the collection are motorsport patches, motorsport lapel pins, business reply labels, and two CDs of digital photographs. Both CDs contain digital copies of what appears to be Torpey’s original photographs, including black and white prints, color transparencies, and black and white negatives. The James Torpey photographs, circa 1950s-1960s have been digitized and are available on the Revs Digital Library ( Archival Collection 23
Jean Charles Martha photographs, 1950-1971. The Jean Charles Martha photographs, 1950-1971 consist of 1,050 color transparencies taken at various European races and venues such as the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, British Grand Prix, and the Tour de France. It includes candid images of race car drivers such as Willy Mairesse, Richie Ginther, and Jacky Ickx. Archival Collection 52
Jerry McDermott photographs, 1950-2000. Series 1. Photographs: [22 clamshell binder boxes] The Photographs include 8,864 total images, which consists of 8,834 color negatives, 30 color transparencies, and corresponding photographic prints. Included in this series are images of IMSA, Can-Am, Formula One, vintage races and shows, various grand prix races, The Gunnar Cup, and IndyCar. These negatives, transparencies, and photographic prints are documented in the Series 1 digitization spreadsheets. Series 2. Documents: [2 Full Hollinger manuscript boxes] The Documents include Formula One, Trans-Am, Ferrari, and Porsche articles, correspondence, and media information. There is also a folder dedicated to information on the Gunnar Cup. Archival Collection 29
Jim Hatfield collection of racing programs, 1990-2016. The Jim Hatfield collection of racing programs, 1990-2016 includes racing programs, media guides, and press kits that Jim Hatfield collected from various motorsports events and race teams in the United States. The collection includes yearly media guides for racing series and divisions such as American Le Mans, Toyota Atlantic, Trans-Am, Champ Car, and Indycar. Also included are press kits for races at specific tracks such as Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. In addition, this collection includes 56 photographic prints taken by Jim Hatfield. The photos include scenes of race cars, people, and racing action in various open wheel and sports car races from 1986-1990 Archival Collection 112
Jim Sitz photographs, 1900-1970. Approximately 1,300 photographic prints taken by various photographers including: Jim Sitz, Allen Kuhn, Art Adams, Jaques Callier, Jack Campbell, Omaggio, George Bellia, International Auto Photos, Ronald C. Hill, Ted Walker, and Paul Adams. Bulk of images consist of marques, people, and locations during the 1930s and 1950s. Marques of note are Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Cadillac, Cunningham, Maserati, and Porsche. People photographed include, but are not limited to: Peter Collins, Phil Hill, and Briggs Cunningham. Notable locations are Fort Worth, Texas; and various California locales such as Palos Verde, Pebble Beach, and Riverside Archival Collection 82
John Blakemore photographs, 1966-2004. The John Blakemore photographs, 1966-2004 are being processed. They consist of approximately 150,000 black-and-white negatives and color transparencies of Formula One racing, endurance racing, sprint racing, and SCCA racing. Examples of these various professional and amateur racing series include Formula One, Formula 5000, Can-Am, Trans-Am, SCCA events, IMSA events, and others dated from 1966-2004. There are also supporting materials consisting of folders of race press kits, racing programs, and other materials collected at the race venues. As the John Blakemore photographs, 1966-2004 is being processed, more information and content will be added to this finding aid. Archival Collection 7
John Dugdale photographs, 1937-1957. The John Dugdale photographs, 1937-1957 consist of 698 total images, which includes 590 black-and-white negatives and 99 color transparencies. These images include attempts at the Land Speed Record from Germany along the Autobahn as well as John Cobb’s Napier-Railton land speed car at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, both in 1939. Other events featured in this collection include the Monaco Grand Prix, German Grand Prix, and the Indianapolis 500. Other notable people in this collection include Richard Seaman, Prince Birabongse Bhanudej Bhanubandh (Prince Bira), and Hermann Lang. Also included in this collection are notable venues such as Nürburgring, Isle of Man Circuit, Jersey Street Circuit, Circuit de Monaco, and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Archival Collection 72
John Hutson collection of photographs, 1953. The John Hutson collection of photographs, 1953 contain 16 color photographic prints and two color transparencies taken during the Chanute Sports Car Races, an SCCA interregional racing event held at Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul, Illinois on June 14, 1953. John Hutson is not the photographer but is the collector of the images. This collection also includes one Chanute Sports Car Races souvenir plate. Archival Collection 111
John Thomas photographs, 1966-1982. The John Thomas photographs, 1966-1982 consist of 715 color transparencies and 5 audio cassettes. Images were taken by John J.T. Thomas during his travels in the United States and Europe. Images include various locales such as Watkins Glen, NY; Riverside, CA; Indianapolis, IN; Le Mans, France; Nürburgring, and the Porsche factory in Germany; as well as through Brenner’s Pass in the Alps, to visit Ferrari in Italy. Images of the 1977 visit to the Porsche factory consist of the 1978 model Porsches production including engine assembly, transmissions, chassis, and bodies. Cassettes include audio recorded from the 1966 Monterey Grand Prix, 1978 Watkins Glen races, 1979 Riverside IMSA, and in 1980 ‘J.T.’ and Art Sparks at various Indy races. The John Thomas photographs, 1966-1982 have been digitized and are available on the Revs Digital Library ( Archival Collection 17
Josef Ohligschläger and Studio Worner photographs of Nürburgring racing, 1969-1971. Photographs taken by Josef Ohligschlager and Studio Worner of racing and testing at the Nürburgring. Archival Collection 62
Karl E. Ludvigsen papers, 1905-2011. The Karl E. Ludvigsen papers 1905-2011 contain his extensive research files, photographs, and prints on a wide variety of automotive topics. The papers reflect the complexity and breadth of Ludvigsen’s work as an author, researcher, and consultant. Approximately 70,000 of his photographic negatives have been digitized and are available on the Revs Digital Library. Thousands of undigitized prints in several series are also available but the copyright of the prints is unclear for many of the images. Ludvigsen’s research files are divided into two series: Subjects and Marques, each focusing on technical aspects, and were clipped or copied from newspapers, trade publications, and manufacturer’s literature, but there are occasional blueprints and photographs. Some of the files include Ludvigsen’s consulting research and the records of his Ludvigsen Library. Archival Collection 26
Ken Breslauer papers, 1928-2007. The Ken Breslauer papers contain scrapbooks containing newspaper articles, race results, photographs, racing programs, and entry lists, documenting racing events 1950-1995, especially at the Sebring International Raceway. The papers also include road film, maps, and scrapbooks collected by Mr. Breslauer persons who took trips to Florida the late 1920s through the early 1960s. The scrapbooks contain personal notes, photographs, memorabilia, and postcards. Archival Collection 3
Kenneth F. Gypson collection on the Sports Car Club of America, 1950-1973. The collection consists of files compiled by Kenneth F. Gypson 1950-1958 as a member in the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). The files contain SCCA correspondence to members, notification of events, election of officers, and SCCA publications Pit Talk and Executive Bulletin. There are two 1973 reports on energy consumption. The files are in chronological order. Archival Collection 12
Kurt Wörner photographs, circa 1962-1972. The Kurt Wörner photographs, circa 1962-1972 contain 9,027 black-and-white negatives. Images include events such as the German Grand Prix, the Monaco Grand Prix, the Nations Grand Prix, the Belgian Grand Prix, the Monte Carlo Rally, ADAC, Spa 24 Hours, Nürburgring 84 Hours, 24 Hours of Nürburgring, the Deutschland Trophy, the Rhein Cup, and the Geneva Motor Show. Images also include events at venues such as Hockenheimring, Nürburgring, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, and Circuit de Monaco. The Kurt Wörner photographs also consist of contact print books with events from Hockenheimring, Nürburgring, and Oberpfaffenhofen, as well as prints and ephemera of sports car personalities and various Porsche models. There are also two series of gelatin prints, one of people, and one of marques Archival Collection 56
Laurence Pomeroy papers, 1913-1959. The Laurence Pomeroy papers contain background materials, manuscripts, and offprints of Pomeroy’s publications. It includes a manuscript, notes, and outline of the Development, Design, and Performance of the European Automobile and other publications. Collection also includes personal business correspondence with Vauxhall Motors, and letters to Pomeroy as Technical Editor of The Motor. The collection also includes some correspondence and notes of Pomeroy’s son, Laurence Evelyn Wood Pomeroy, including a 1949 patent application concerning improvements to superchargers. Archival Collection 1
Leo Levine papers, 1958-2016. The Leo Levine papers consists of his general research files concerning the automobile industry, competitors, drivers, vehicles, and races, as well as some files documenting his work on Ford: The Dust and the Glory. The papers also include interviews and presentations of racers, events, and racing enthusiasts, however, no index is available. Several scrapbooks contain Leo Levine’s original articles in the New York Herald Tribune about sporting and racing events. The Leo Levine papers have not been processed, and are in their original order. Archival Collection 2
Marcus Chambers photographs, 1988-1996. The Marcus Chambers photographs, 1988-1996 consist of 280 color transparencies. Images of events include London-Sydney Rally, Alpine Rally, 12 Hours of Sebring, Acropolis Rally, and Liège-Rome-Liège Rally. Venues photographed include Sebring International Raceway, Circuit de la Sarthe, and Ancien Palais des Expositions. People of note are Pat Moss and Ann Wisdom. Images of various marques include Austin-Healey, MG, Hillman, Austin, Morris, and Alfa Romeo. Also included are various correspondences, directories, brochures, and images from automobile museums in France. Archival Collection 37
Maurice Philippe papers, 1915-1990. The collection is unprocessed. Contains business correspondence Le Monde Automobile et Motorcycliste and Le Journal in very rough chronological order. A letter Ettore Bugatti to Maurice Philippe, Paris 10 Juillet 1931 concerning racing competition rules and regulations and refers to an attached document which is separated the letter. Archival Collection 18
Max LeGrand photographs, 1958-1994. The Max LeGrand photographs 1958-1994 consist of 3,497 total images, which includes 1,506 color transparencies and 1,991 black-and-white negatives. The images are of Formula 1 and sports car races that were mostly taken in Europe. Notable events in this collection include Monaco Grand Prix, 24 Hours of Le Mans, British Grand Prix, and Dutch Grand Prix. Images of venues such as Nürburgring, Silverstone Circuit, Brands Hatch, Circuit de Monaco, Zandvoort, Goodwood Race Course, and Circuit de la Sarthe are also included. Some of the notable people featured in the collection are Jackie Stewart, Graham Hill, Dan Gurney, Phil Hill, David Hobbs, Jacky Ickx, and Bruce McLaren. Archival Collection 70
Maxwell Green photograph album, 1912-1988. The collection consists of 1 unbound scrapbook and 2 news clippings. The images are all car portraits of Stutz Bearcat, Ford Model T Special Race Car, Regal, Chevrolet, Paige, Imperial, Auburn, Haynes, Green Special, Velie, Overland, and Thomas Flyer. Some of the cars in the scrapbook are cars that Green built himself, including the Green Special. The images were taken between 1912 and 1918. Also included are two newspaper clippings, one about a Stutz car and another about Maxwell Green. Archival Collection 14
Miscellaneous car clubs collection, 1913-ongoing. The Miscellaneous car clubs collection, 1913-ongoing contains scattered issues of a wide variety of automotive car club publications containing automotive topics. Most of the titles contain only 1-3 issues. Archival Collection 113
Miscellaneous periodicals collection, 1950-ongoing. The Miscellaneous periodicals collection, 1950-ongoing contains scattered issues of a wide variety of automotive magazines, or general interest magazines containing automotive topics. Most of the titles contain only 1-3 issues and date mostly from the 1950s through the 1990s Archival Collection 84
Nationalsozialistische Gemeinschaft Kraft durch Freude Volkswagen collection, 1935-1955. The collection includes materials acquired by either the Collier Collection and The Revs Institute to document the development of the Volkswagen. Each item was assigned a number when acquired, and the finding aid is sorted by the contents. The collection includes newspapers, sales catalogs, magazines, photographs, and miscellaneous records such as Ferdinand Porsche’s Membership booklet for the Nationalsozialistisches Kraftfahrkorps (NSKK). The materials cover publications regarding the advertisement and production of the Volkswagen vehicle. Most of the materials predate World War II, but it does include some postwar sales literature. An unknown person, probably a Porsche employee, compiled the Volkswagenwerk G.m.b.H. records in boxes 2-3. Most of the collection consists of letters, arranged chronologically, to and from Volkswagenwerk G.m.b.H. to government offices and other companies concerning the organization and manufacturing of the KdF-Wagen (forerunner to the Beetle). The collection documents Porsche’s winning design, testing of cars and engines, and specifications of chassis and motor parts. Also includes ten 5×7 prints (no negatives) of Hitler’s visit to see a model of the vehicle. 5×7 prints were made from the seven negatives of Hitler’s acceptance of the first vehicle. Archival Collection 85
Neville Robert von Dwingelo photographs, 1950-1959. The Neville Robert von Dwingelo photographs, 1950-1959 contain 272 black-and-white negatives, color transparencies, and contact prints. Images include the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance races, French Grand Prix at Reims-Gueux, 12 Hours of Reims, and the Paris Motor Show. In addition, there are photos from the Cape Codders SCCA sports car races, and various racing images around Europe from the 1950s. Also included are images of Juan Manuel Fangio and Fritz Huschke Von Hanstein. Archival Collection 39
Nürburgring Racing in 1966 photographs. The Nürburgring Racing in 1966 photographs consist of 12 color transparencies taken of the German Grand Prix in at Nürburgring in 1966. Archival Collection 92
Ove Nielsen photographs, 1970-1988. The Ove Nielsen photographs, 1970-1988 contain 14,715 black-and-white negatives and 3,645 color transparencies of Formula 1, Formula 3, and Grand Touring races, including drivers and pit scenes. Some notable drivers photographed in this collection include Niki Lauda, James Hunt, Mario Andretti, and Carlos Reutemann. Some notable events photographed in this collection include 24 Hours of Le Mans, Monaco Grand Prix, and Dutch Grand Prix. Archival Collection 66
Patrick Dasse photographs, circa 1967-1997. The Patrick Dasse photograph collection, circa 1967-1997 consists of 1,762 images from photographer Patrick Dasse. The collection consists mostly of images of Ferrari, Cizeta, and Rauschenberg painted cars. There are also images of the Formula 1 Monza race in 1967 and 1968. The order of images and documents was kept as close as possible to the original. If there is duplication of section or folder names, it is due to the original order created by Patrick Dasse. Archival Collection 103
Pete Biro photographs, 1959-1996. The Pete Biro photographs, 1959-1996 consists of color transparencies, black-and-white negatives and transparencies, photographic prints, as well as documents and correspondence. Included are images of races such as the Indianapolis 500, SCCA Can-Am Challenge Laguna Seca, Long Beach Grand Prix, the 12 Hours of Sebring, and the Baja 1000. Notable venues in this collection include Riverside International Raceway, Laguna Seca Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Watkins Glen Circuit, and Daytona International Speedway. This collection has currently not yet been processed, so quantity and subject matter are subject to change. Archival Collection 106
Peter Blackford collection of VHS tapes, 1986-1989. The Peter Blackford collection of VHS tapes, 1986-1989 consists of 34 VHS tapes. The tapes focus on international Grand Prix racing as well as some tapes on NASCAR, Trans-Am, and an interview with Jackie Stewart. Archival Collection 95
Peter Blair Richley papers, 1898-2000. The Peter Blair Richley papers document his extensive collection on automobile history. Richley was an avid collector of automobilia in all formats. The collection includes reports (largely dating from 1945-1985) on automotive topics; photograph albums from a variety of sources, and most document pre-World War II British automobiles, buses, and trucks; prints and digitized photographs of road and race cars; documentation concerning early motorcycles, and a wide variety of other automobilia. Collection strengths include his files on the British Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (BIOS) concerning the German and Italian auto industries before and after World War II, and the Motor Industry Research Association (MIRA) report. The photographs date from 1946-1963 and contain 253 total images, which includes 170 color transparencies, 2 black-and-white transparencies, 41 black-and-white negatives, and 40 color negatives. Within this collection are press and publicity images of marques such as Bugatti, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, De Dion-Bouton, Ferrari, and Jaguar. Featured events include Coupes du Salon and Glover Trophy. Also included are notable venues such as Autodrome de Montlhery, Marlboro Speedway, Santa Pod Raceway, and Goodwood Race Course. Drivers featured in these images are Graham Hill and Innes Ireland. The Peter Blair-Richley transparencies and negatives were digitized and are available on the Revs Digital Library. Read Less Archival Collection 27
Peter F. Van Note collection, circa 1960s-1970s. Series 1: Art and Posters [17 pieces of art] Series 1: Art and Posters consists of posters, works of art, and photographs relating to automobile racing. The posters have a focus on endurance races held in the US state of Florida, particularly the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Daytona. Other notable artworks include a photograph by Jesse Alexander of racing at the Nürburgring in Nuremburg, Germany and a signed painting by Leroy Neiman of the 1976 Monaco Grand Prix. Archival Collection 115
Peter Keen photographs, 1950s. The Peter Keen photographs, 1950s contain 191 black-and-white photographic prints. Majority of the photographs are focused on Formula One driver Juan Manuel Fangio as well as his girlfriend at the time Andrea Buerret. Also included are images of the Maserati 250, Vanwall Formula 1, and Ferrari 250 Gr coupe Archival Collection 64
Racing programs collection, 1895-ongoing. The collection includes racing programs, race results, and race schedules collected at the Revs Institute. The materials cover a variety of race events held in the United States as well as abroad, and organized by name of the race. Collection also includes a small number of motorcycle race programs. Archival Collection 44
Racing rule book collection, 1926-1991. The Racing rule book collection contains the official rule books, yearbooks, and programs for a number of automobile racing groups, including the Auto-Cycle Union, Automobile Club de France, Brooklands Automobile Racing Club, California Racing Association, National Midget Racing Association, United Racing Association, United States Automobile Club, International Motor Sports Association, and Sports Car Club of America. Miles C. Collier collected the rule books. The collection was left in its original order, but the inventory is sorted by the group names. Archival Collection 8
Revs Institute Symposium collection, 2001-ongoing. The Revs Institute Symposium collection, 2001-ongoing consists of materials from the biennial symposiums that have taken place at the Revs Institute, formerly known as the Collier Automotive Museum. The materials include DVDs and CDs of presentations, photographic prints, audio cassette tapes, event schedules, and general notes. Archival Collection 94
Revs Institute trophy collection, 2018-ongoing. The Revs Institute trophy collection, 2018-ongoing contains trophies, awards, and ribbons awarded to the Revs Institute at car shows. Archival Collection 89
Revs Institute VHS collection, 20th century-ongoing. The Revs Institute VHS collection, 20th century-ongoing contains predominantly published media that were created by professionals that were released by a publishing company and intended for mass viewing. The videos focus on the history of automobiles and marques, a variety of races, and automobility in general. Archival Collection 58
Richard Pelatowski photographs, 1959. The Richard Pelatowski photographs, 1959 contain 163 color transparencies. Majority of the images in this collection are of the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1959 at Sebring International Raceway. Also included are images of Autocross and hill climb events. In addition, there are images of the venues Lime Rock Park and Oakes Field. The Richard Pelatowski transparencies are not available on the Revs Digital Library at this time Archival Collection 74
Richard von Frankenberg papers, circa 1950s-1970s. The Richard von Frankenberg papers, circa 1950’s-1970’s consists of a variety of correspondence many of them in relation to the car magazine Christophorus. There are also documents, manuscripts and some black-and-white photographic prints focusing mostly on different Porsches and von Frankenberg. Many of the manuscripts are of von Frankenberg’s articles as well as some of his talks with edits included. The documents cover topics that very from personal histories of von Frankenberg, book reviews, and on several different German car marques but the majority focus on the Porsche. Lastly, there is one racing helmet in the collection. Archival Collection 99
Road Race Lincoln Register Club records, 1952-2015. Collection contains materials compiled by the Club, as well as their quarterly newsletter, Viva Carrera. The group focused on Lincoln automobiles 1949-1957, especially those involved in the Carrera Panamericana races. The photographs in Box 4 were compiled a variety of sources. Archival Collection 38
Robert E. Canaan photographs, 1944-1999. The Robert E. Canaan photographs, 1944-1999 has 4,177 black-and-white negatives, color transparencies, and color negatives. The images cover various road races and SCCA National races. Images are from venues such as the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Santa Ana Air Base, Pebble Beach, Madeira Drive, Golden Gate Park, Moffett Field Naval Air Station, and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport. Notable images are of the Troutman-Barnes Special and the first Muntz Jet. Also included are photographic prints, CD-ROMs, digital images, and documents regarding the personal life of Robert Canaan, including his spiritual writings. Archival Collection 43
Robert M. Morrow photographs, 1958. The Robert M. Morrow photographs, 1958 contain 44 black-and-white and 12 color photographic prints taken by Robert M. Morrow featuring cars, people, and racing during the French Grand Prix at Reims, France on July 6-7, 1958. Notable marques in these photos include Ferrari, Maserati, Cooper, and Vanwall. Notable people include Juan Manuel Fangio, Sterling Moss, Carroll Shelby, Lance Reventlow, and Jill St. John. The images were taken with a Kodak Retina 11C. This collection is processed, but not yet available on the Revs Digital Library. Archival Collection 114
Robert Tronolone photographs. The Robert Tronolone photographs consists of approximately 50,000 negatives of sports car racing in the 1950s-1970s and from Indy Car races from the late 1960s. This collection has not been processed so all subjects and counts are subject to change. Archival Collection 97
Rodolfo Mailander photographs, 1950-1955. The Rodolfo Mailander photographs, 1950-1955 contain 30,869 black-and-white negatives of people, races, and car shows from several locations in Western Europe. Notable people photographed include Juan Manuel Fangio, Enzo Ferrari, Stirling Moss, and Hans Stuck. Some of the notable events that were photographed in this collection include 24 Hours of Le Mans, Mille Miglia, Swiss Grand Prix, and Italian Grand Prix. Also photographed in this collection are notable car shows such as the Geneva Motor Show, Paris Motor Show, and Turin Motor Show. Archival Collection 61
Ron Kellogg collection of photographs, circa 1920-2003. Archival Collection 102
Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy at Ards photographs, 1928-1936. The Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy at Ards photographs consist of 28 glass plate negatives from the Tourist Trophy road races in Northern Ireland. Twenty-seven of these images are of the Royal Automobile Club (RAC) Tourist Trophy races at the ARDS Circuit in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 1928, 1930-1931, and 1936. Also included in the collection is a single image from the 1930 Irish Grand Prix in Phoenix Park. Marques of note are the Bentley 4 ½ and the Alfa Romeo 8C. Images of drivers include Tim Birkin; Francis Richard Henry Penn Curzon, 5th Earl Howe (Lord Earl Howe); and Tazio Nuvolari. Archival Collection 59
Rüdiger Vogt photographs, circa 1964-1979. Series 1 (Black-and-white negatives): contains five boxes of 19,697 black-and-white strip negatives of events such as Spa 1000 km, German Grand Prix, Eifelrennen, and more from 1964 through 1979. Also featured are images of prominent drivers such as Jochen Rindt and Jim Clark. Series 2 (Color transparencies): contains four boxes of 1,386 color transparency slides of events such as the Grand Prix of Holland, Spa 1000 km, Eifelrennen, German Grand Prix, and more from 1964 through 1979. Series 3 (Color negatives): contains one box of 14 color negatives of automobile racing in Germany. Archival Collection 91
Sales literature collection, 1902-ongoing. Collections contains brochures, pamphlets, press kits, press releases, price lists, and other promotional items from a wide variety of U.S. and international automobile, coach builders, and service companies. The coverage varies widely between marques, models, and years. The materials are in rough chronological order for each marque. Some of the marques have individual or even multiple bibliographic records in Revscat, and those are included in the finding aid. The main run of marques is between boxes 1 and 478. miscellaneous marques, coach builders, and other types of sales literature is in boxes 479-591. Oversize press kits are in boxes 592-636. Archival Collection 33
Skip Eveleth photographs, 1977-1984. The Skip Eveleth photographs, 1977-1984 contain 3,434 color transparencies as well as numerous prints, newspaper articles, miscellaneous documents, and racing programs. Eveleth’s images and documents cover Briggs Cunningham’s automobiles and American motorsports in the 1970s and 1980s, primarily covering NASCAR and endurance racing at Alabama International Motor Speedway, Sebring International Raceway and Daytona International Speedway. Events featured include the Winston 500, Talladega 500, 24 Hours of Daytona, and 12 Hours of Sebring. Archival Collection 53
Smith Hempstone Oliver photographs, 1930-1959. The Smith Hempstone Oliver photographs, 1930-1959 consist of 1,204 black-and-white negatives. Also included are photographic prints, documentation, ephemera, books, correspondence, and other items. Images of racing events include 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Circuit de la Sarthe, the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the French Grand Prix at Reims-Gueux. Of note are images through his association with the racing teams of Briggs Cunningham. Archival Collection 42
Stanley Rosenthall photographs, 1952-1970. The Stanley Rosenthall photographs, 1952-1970 consist of 4,886 color transparencies. The images cover various types of racing, such as NASCAR, NHRA Drag Racing, Trans-Am, Can-Am, Formula 1, and Indy Car. Notable events featured include Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500, 24 Hours of Daytona, United States Grand Prix, 12 Hours of Sebring, and Canadian Grand Prix. Venues of note in this collection include Daytona International Speedway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sebring International Raceway, Watkins Glen Circuit, and Lime Rock Park. Also included in this collection are notable people such as Dan Gurney, Jackie Stewart, Bruce McLaren, Stirling Moss, Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Graham Hill, and Phil Hill. The Stanley Rosenthall photographs are not available on the Revs Digital Library at this time. Archival Collection 73
Stephen Peavey photographs, circa 1940-1970. The Stephen Peavey photographs, circa 1940-1970 consist of 624 color transparencies and two reels of 16mm film. Images include locations and venues such as Road America; Elkhart Lake; and the Midwest Air Force Bases in Chanute, Kansas; Lawrenceville, Kansas; and Iowa City, Iowa. There are also images focused on the personal cars of Stephen Peavey, including a 1949 MG TC, brought to America by Mickey Rooney and restored by the Peaveys. One film reel includes amateur film footage of the Sebring Grand Prix with the Ferrari Factory Team, the Jaguar Factory Team, and the Aston Martin Team. Also filmed are drivers including Juan Manuel Fangio and Mike Hawthorne. The second film reel consists of footage of endurance racing in Pomona, California. Archival Collection 63
Steve Springer photographs, circa 1965. The Steve Springer photographs, circa 1965 consist of 19 4″x6″ color photographic prints and 28 color transparencies. These images show scenes of the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans, as well as European towns and countryside. Archival Collection 117
Suzy Dietrich photographs, 1955-1980. The Suzy Dietrich photographs, 1955-1980 consists of over 300 color slides and black-and-white negatives the personal collection of sports car driver Suzy Dietrich. Dietrich’s photographs include sports car and Formula 5000 events at Mid-Ohio and Road America in the 1960s and early 1970s, the 1966 United States Grand Prix, 1980 Canadian Grand Prix, and photographs of Dietrich’s cars. Also included are five film reels of various races and DVD access copies Archival Collection 48
Team McClumpha photographs, 1954-1992. The Team McClumpha photographs, 1954-1992 consists of two unprocessed record center cartons of approximately 2000 negatives with corresponding photographic prints as well as slides. The images consist of a variety of Team McClumpha races and events. The primary photographers of the collection were Francis “Mac” McClumpha (early black-and-white images), and David McClumpha (images from the 1980s-1990s). The collection has currently not yet been processed, so all image counts and topics are subject to change. Archival Collection 96
Tom Burnside photographs, 1954-2007. The Tom Burnside photographs, 1954-2007 contains negatives, contact sheets, race programs, news articles, photographic prints, and miscellaneous publications. There are over 51,739 black-and-white strip negatives and color transparencies total in the collection. The images are of events such as the Bahamas Speed Weeks; 12 Hours of Sebring; Cuban Grand Prix; Venezuelan Grand Prix; Giants Despair Hill Climb; Brynfan Tyddyn Road Race; SCCA National Championship Races in Maryland, Texas, Virginia, New York, and many more. The races occurred primarily between 1954 through 1967 as well as some in the 2000s. There are also many portraits of prominent racing personalities such as Phil Hill, Carroll Shelby, Alfonso de Portago, Stirling Moss, Juan Manuel Fangio, and more. There are corresponding race programs and news articles about the events included. Also included in the collection are negatives and transparencies of classic and antique car portraits. In addition, there are signed photograph prints and framed prints. The photograph collection is processed, and parts of the collections are currently available on the Revs Digital Library ( Archival Collection 36
Tony Rudd family collection on British Racing Motors, 1960-1966. The Tony Rudd family collection on British Racing Motors, 1960-1966 consists of memorabilia, photographs, notes, and diagrams relating to Tony Rudd’s engineering career with BRM. Included is a notebook with technical drawings and diagrams related to BRM’s engines, as well as a folder with notes, newspaper clippings, and other documents related to BRM. This collection also includes photographs of the BRM racing team and driver Graham Hill and a steering wheel from a BRM racing vehicle. Archival Collection 110
W.H. Murenbeeld photographs, 2005-2012. The W.H. Murenbeeld photographs, 2005-2012 consist of 55,891 born-digital images. Various race events include: American Le Mans Series (ALMS) events such as Petit Le Mans; Grand-Am events including 24 Hours of Daytona, and others at Virginia International Raceway and Lime Rock; IRL events in Homestead, Toronto, and Watkins Glen; Porsche Cup races at Sebring; Ferrari Challenge in Homestead; and 24 Hours of Le Mans. Other photographs include Formula 1 Ferrari cockpit images and Sebring events with Audi, Peugeot, and Penske Porsche. Additional images of note include the Le Mans Centennial, with vintage race cars from the first French Grand Prix in 1906; and the vintage short tail 908 Porsche at Daytona. Archival Collection 77
Webb Canepa photographs, 1950-1969. The Webb Canepa photographs, 1950-1969 include 1174 black-and-white negatives Canepa took at California sports car events in the 1950s and 1960s. Included among these races are the USAC Pacific Grand Prix, the SCCA National at Laguna Seca, and the SCCA National at Pebble Beach. Notably among the people photographed by Canepa include Stirling Moss, Phil Hill, Bruce McLaren, and Carroll Shelby. Webb Canepa is a professional photographer based in California. Canepa began taking photos of races in 1953 at Golden Gate Park. Since 1966, Canepa has been the owner of his own photography business in South Lake Tahoe, California. Although he is now retired, Canepa still attends and takes photos of NASCAR, Indy Car, and AMA Motorcycle races, as well as other events at Sonoma Raceway for MotoRacing newspaper. Archival Collection 54
William Hewitt photographs, 1953-1994. The William Hewitt photographs, 1953-1994 consist of 20,387 black-and-white negatives, 442 color negatives, and 412 color transparencies. Images from the 1950s and 1960s include motorsports events on the West Coast such as the SCCA National, Regional and Divisional races, the USAC Pacific Grand Prix, the Can-Am Monterey Grand Prix, the Cotati 6 Hours, the Redwood Empire Sports Car Road Races, and the United States Grand Prix. A variety of images taken at Laguna Seca are from the 1970s through 1990s covering series such as USRRC, IMSA Camel GT, and the Pacific Coast Championship Sports Car Road Races. Also included are images from major race events at Pebble Beach, Riverside International Raceway, Candlestick, Bonneville Salt Flats, and other venues. Archival Collection 40