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Finding Aid for the Thomas Kimmwood Peters Papers, 1935-1964
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Thomas Kimmwood Peters Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1935-1964
    Collection number: 1009
    Creator: Peters, Thomas Kimmwood, 1879-1973
    Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Thomas Kimmwood Peters (1879-1973) was a pioneer newsreel cameraman who filmed the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, the construction of the Panama Canal, and other events. He was also a motion picture producer, cameraman, and inventor. The collection consists of correspondence, brochures and miscellaneous materials relating to Peters' activities in building his own and Oglethorpe University's historical photographic collections.
    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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Albert Boni.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Thomas Kimmwood Peters Papers (Collection 1009). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233573 

    Biography

    Peters was born in 1884; he became a pioneer newsreel cameraman who filmed the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, the construction of the Panama Canal, and other events; was also a motion picture producer, cameraman, and inventor; he died on December 1, 1973.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, brochures and miscellaneous materials relating to Peters' activities in building his own and Oglethorpe University's historical photographic collections.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Peters, Thomas Kimmwood, 1879-1973.
    News photographers--United States--Archival resources.