Donation of "Steamboat Willie" Drawings to National Museum of American History

ID: SIA Acc. 11-009 [88-18758]

Creator: Penland, Dane

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1988

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 88-18758

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Summary

Donation of six of the earliest drawings of Mickey Mouse as "Steamboat Willie" (1928) to the National Museum of American History (NMAH), with Michael Eisner, CEO of Walt Disney Co., Roy Disney, nephew of Walt Disney, Roger Kennedy, NMAH Director, and Mickey Mouse, on his 60th birthday.

Subject

  • Mouse, Mickey (Fictitious character)
  • Eisner, Michael 1942-
  • Disney, Roy Edward
  • Kennedy, Roger G
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.)
  • b Walt Disney Company

Notes

  • Requested from Office of Printing and Photographic Services by Office of Public Affairs.
  • Digital contact sheet available.
  • Selections available as image set.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 88-18758

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1988
  • November 16, 1988

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  • No Known Copyright Restrictions

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Form/Genre

Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-009 [88-18758]

Physical description

35mm;

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