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This page from the 1936 Cadillac LaSalle Brochure
is just one of Mike Eaton's HUGE Donation!

2021-11 Collections Report:
Mike Eaton Donates 79 GB of Historical Materials

Latest News!

Mike Eaton of Eaton Detroit Spring Donates 79 GB of Historical PDF files!

It's somewhat commonplace for an individual to contact us and offer some materials for the Library. Usually it's in paper and we have to spend time scanning and then cleaning - then loading it on the website.

But in this case - Mike and his helpers did 90% of the work - scanning and turning the materials into PDF files. Not all of the materials are ready for prime time, as we like to say, they need additional cleanup, but it's considerably easier to work on files already digitized.

We're already loading the material and you see announcements when we do. Each file will have a "courtesy of" in the file explanation. Thanks so much Mike!

Please Note:

Researchers, Automotive Writers, Educators, Students!

Please consider us when looking for reference material or even photos, artwork and period press materials!

We Are Looking for 1950s Magazines:
We are actively seeking donations of pre-1961 magazines from all publishers
 If you have magazines from this period, we will be pleased to accept them. Please contact
Librarian@ahpsoc.org with a list of your magazines. We will inform you as to whether we may already have that issue.

We Need 1975-1992 Print Ad Copy:
We are actively seeking donations of 1975-1992 Print Ad copy. A scanned image at 300 dpi is sufficient, though you may send us the paper image that we will return to you if you desire.

Contact Kurt.shubert@ahpsoc.org if you wish to donate items from this time period.


Collections Activity

A Huge Cache of over 800 Brochures Have been Donated -

Once acquired and cataloged, our energies are directed towards getting these added to our collections. Energy will be supplied to accomplish this aim by students at colleges in Oklahoma in our Pilot Student Scanning Program. Please help by donating! The "Donate" button is on almost every page on the website.

Continuing with Significant Adds to the Pontiac Brochures Section -

This is part of a massive project to continue the work of the late Eric White, past Society President, and are being accomplished to honor his efforts at the Society and for the GTO Owners Association and the Pontiac-Oakland Club. Adds have started with 1960 and will continue through 2009.

1900s through 1960s Orphaned Brands and Luxury Vehicles Print Ads -

We're continuing to add print ads by year and make during this month. We estimate we will load more than 300 print ads before year-end 2020.

1950s - Early 60s Road Tests -

We are scanning an entire magazine and extracting the road tests first, so as to populate, by brand, our Test area in the Technical Section. This is an ongoing project for 2020.

Progress Reports -

To see our 2020 activities, please check our 2020 Latest Uploads pages for our exact results.

To see our 2021activities, please check our 2021 Latest Uploads pages for our exact results

For all of our 2020 Monthly Project Reports click HERE.


The Society's Collections Team