J.L. Roop Scrapbook

1925


Descriptive Summary

Title: J.L. Roop Scrapbook
Dates: 1925
Collection Number: P-254
Creator/Collector:
Extent: (Boxes: 1 flat)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: A scrapbook of photos and clippings organized in chronological order outlining the career of J.L.Roop from his origins in the Midwest as a sculptor, to his model and miniature work on a number of stop-motion pictures in the 1920s, including The Lost World.
Language of Material: English

Access

Research is by appointment only

Publication Rights

Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

Preferred Citation

J.L. Roop Scrapbook. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Acquisition Information

The scrapbook was most likely given to the Museum by Roop himself while he was an employee in the late 1920s. Roop also worked at the Natural History Museum's satellite facility at the La Brea Tar Pits, making models and casts of prehistoric animals found at the site.

Scope and Content of Collection

A scrapbook of photos and clippings organized in chronological order outlining the career of J.L.Roop from his origins in the Midwest as a sculptor, to his model and miniature work on a number of stop-motion pictures in the 1920s, including The Lost World.

Indexing Terms

Silent films.