Finding Aid for the Bela Gaspar Collection of Patents for Color Photography, 1855-1953

Processed by K. Lopaty; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2004
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Bela Gaspar Collection of Patents for Color Photography, 1855-1953

Collection number: 1142

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
K. Lopaty, May 1974
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, April 2004
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Bela Gaspar Collection of Patents for Color Photography,
Date (inclusive): 1855-1953
Collection number: 1142
Creator: Gaspar, Bela, 1898-1973
Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bela Gaspar Collection of Patents for Color Photography (Collection 1142). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233063 

Scope and Content

Collection contains some of the original patents of Bela Gaspar, inventor of a three-color separation process. Includes U.S., Canadian and European patents. Also contains British government patent publications from 1855-1939.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Original patents, 1936-1953 (Box 1).
  2. British government patent publications, 1855-1939 (Boxes 2-5).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Gaspar, Bela, 1898-1973--Archives.
Inventors--Archival resources.
Color photography--Patents.
Color photography--Three-color process.
Patents.


Container List

 

Original Patents, 1936-1953

Box 1, Folder 1

European patents, 1940-1953.

Box 1, Folder 2

U.S. patents, 1936-1941.

Box 1, Folder 3

U.S. patents, 1942-1943.

Box 1, Folder 4

Canadian patents, 1941.

Box 1, Folder 5

Canadian patents, 1941-1943.

 

British Government Patent Publications, 1855-1939

Scope and Content Note

Patents for inventions. Abridgments of specifications. London, printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office.
Box 2

1855-1936.

Box 3

1926-1930.

Box 4

1932-1937.

Box 5

1937-1939.