Walt Disney Collection

1906-1979


Descriptive Summary

Title: Walt Disney Collection
Dates: 1906-1979
Collection Number: GC 1295
Creator/Collector: Walt Disney Productions
Extent: (Boxes: 3 ½ letter; 2 letter; 6 flat in letter; 2 ov; 5 ov folders; L.C.)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: Collection covers facets of Walt Disney Productions, including the development of Mickey Mouse, the Silly Symphonies series and other animated characters; animation cameras, animators at work; the Hyperion Avenue studio building and Mickey Mouse promotions. 1906-1979, undated (bulk is 1930s-40s)
Language of Material: English

Access

Research is by appointment only

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Walt Disney Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Scope and Content of Collection

Collection covers facets of Walt Disney Productions, including the development of Mickey Mouse, the Silly Symphonies series and other animated characters; animation cameras, animators at work; the Hyperion Avenue studio building and Mickey Mouse promotions. Manuscripts including Micky Mouse fan mail; drawings; animation cels and backgrounds; film frames; photographs; posters; newspaper clippings; publications including ones by Earl Theissen; and ephemera. Also comic strip engraving plates for Mickey Mouse and Silly Symphonies series. 1906-1979, undated (bulk is 1930s-40s)

Indexing Terms

Animated films.
Walt Disney Company