University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the E. R. Thomas Motor Company Album, ca. 1908



Descriptive Summary

Creator: E. R. Thomas Motor Company
Title: E. R. Thomas Motor Company Album
Dates: ca. 1908
Abstract: E. R. Thomas Motor Company was a manufacturer of automobiles in Buffalo, New York between 1902 and 1919. This album contains photographs of the Thomas Flyer and other Thomas Motor Company cars in various places including San Francisco, California, Omaha, Nebraska, and Valdez, Alaska.
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

E. R. Thomas Motor Company was a manufacturer of automobiles in Buffalo, New York between 1902 and 1919. A 1907 Model 35 called the Thomas Flyer won the 1908 New York to Paris race and was the first automobile to cross the United States in the winter.


Scope and Contents

This album contains photographs of the Thomas Flyer and other Thomas Motor Company cars in various places including San Francisco, California, Omaha, Nebraska, and Valdez, Alaska. The album was used to aid the sales of the Thomas Motor Company’s cars.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
E. R. Thomas Motor Company
Subjects
Automobiles—1890-1910
Places
Omaha (Neb.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Valdez (Alaska)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. R. Thomas Motor Company, ca. 1908, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
3Y35 Photograph album