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WOS ARCHIVE

The World of Speed Archive holds a wide collection of materials, supporting exhibits throughout the museum, informing education programs, assisting in research and offering points of access while preserving the rich history of motorsports. 

Don't forget to visit the World of Speed Archive Blog for collection highlights and happenings from within the Archive Room.

Archive Room - The Archive Room is the connecting point into World of Speed’s wider archival collection. Stop by during the Archive’s public hours to view rotating displays and interactive collection items from the Archive. 

Research - WOS Archive supports researchers interested in utilizing the archival collections for research purposes. Through Research Packages, the Archive offers assistance in identifying and retrieving collection items for researchers to review requested materials and receive low-resolution watermarked materials. Research Request Form available online or onsite.  

Reprint Permission & Use Fees - Interested in using high-resolution images of World of Speed artifacts as part of an electronic or print published production, exhibition, advertisement, website, or merchandise? Those interested in incorporating artifacts into print, digital, audiovisual, or productions can find a Permission to Publish Request Form and Use Fees for items within World of Speed’s physical ownership.


 

Do you have a treasure hidden in your garage that you are interested in being showcased at the museum?

World of Speed welcomes donations and loans. We receive and preserve a range of memorabilia such as programs, photographs, tickets, books, trophies, plaques, jackets, t-shirts, racing suits and helmets, as well as scrapbooks, race notes, and papers relating to drivers, designers, builders, races and vehicles. To donate magazines, please review our Magazine List to learn which serials the WOS Archive currently has or is missing and in need of donation. To donate or loan, contact katrina@worldofspeed.org.

 

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