J. Herbert Newport Collection (1922-1991)
J. Herbert Newport Collection
Newport, J. Herbert
6 linear ft. (7 oversize boxes and 6 oversize folders.)
Photographs are scattered throughout the collection.
Audio cassettes are located in Box 6.
Several books on Duesenberg automobiles were accessioned with the collection and are catalogued separately.
J. Herbert Newport was a designer of automobile bodies from the 1930s through the 1970s, employed designing custom bodies for Duesenberg automobiles as well as bodies and parts for companies such as DuPont, General Motors, Studebaker, and Nash. The collection documents his design work through drawings and photographs and the Duesenberg phenomenon, which continues to the present day with car collecting and restoration, through correspondence, photographs, advertisements, and ephemera, drawings, and various research materials.
THC - Newport
The material is in English
University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center)