J. Herbert Newport Collection (1922-1991)
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Summary Information

Title: J. Herbert Newport Collection
Creator: Newport, J. Herbert
Inclusive dates: 1922-1991
Extent: 6 linear ft. (7 oversize boxes and 6 oversize folders.)
Photographs: Photographs are scattered throughout the collection.
Audio Material: Audio cassettes are located in Box 6.
Printed Material: Several books on Duesenberg automobiles were accessioned with the collection and are catalogued separately.
Abstract:
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.
Call number: THC - Newport
Language: The material is in English
Repository: University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center)