A Brief History of the Walt Disney Studios

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present “A Brief History of the Walt Disney Studios”, an Exhibition and Auction. This one-of-a-kind auction examines the events and individuals that helped build the Walt Disney Studios and theme parks into what we know them as today. This auction contains remarkable artifacts from Walt’s early life, such as a stock certificate for Walt’s animation company “Laugh-O-Gram” Studios, as well as Walt Disney’s personal business card from his time working on the Oswald cartoons. This auction also contains such items as animators’ desks and furniture from the Walt Disney Studios, rare animation artwork from the 1920s up through the Disney Renaissance, original Disneyland props and artifacts, as well as the original brownline that Walt Disney first drew the boundary of Disneyland on. This remarkable auction contains nearly 600 items, and represents almost 100 years of creativity and imagination from the mind of Walt Disney and the employees of the Walt Disney Studios.
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Disneyland Executive Committee Documents.351 - Disneyland Executive Committee Documents.
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(Disneyland, 1970s) A set of Disneyland Executive Committee inter-office communications sent to Mel Melton, former President of WED Imagineering. The
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Pair of Cast Member Trap & Skeet Membership Cards.352 - Pair of Cast Member Trap & Skeet Membership Cards.
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(Disneyland, 1977-78) An extremely rare pair of membership cards for Disneyland's cast member Trap & Skeet Club. The passes are for the year...
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Bronze Walt Disney Commemorative Coin.353 - Bronze Walt Disney Commemorative Coin.
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(Disneyland, 1963) A large commemorative coin featuring Walt Disney on the front and various Disney characters on the back. This coin was created by t
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Collection of (5) Cast Member Name Tags.354 - Collection of (5) Cast Member Name Tags.
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(Disneyland, 1970s-90s) A collection of (5) cast member name tags. This collection includes name tags from "America on Parade", "Ligh...
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Cast Member Canoe Races Collection.355 - Cast Member Canoe Races Collection.
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(Disneyland, c.1987) A very rare collection of cast member items from Disneyland's popular Cast Member Canoe Races. The canoe races have been a ...
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Disneyland Security Jacket & Badge.356 - Disneyland Security Jacket & Badge.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) An original jacket and badge used by Disneyland security guards in the 1980s. This vintage jacket and badge feature no-longer us
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Set of 15 Cast Member Service Pins.357 - Set of 15 Cast Member Service Pins.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-90s) A collection of (15) cast member pins signifying years of service between 1 and 25 years, as well as other areas of distinct
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Collection of Disneyland 5K Event Items.358 - Collection of Disneyland 5K Event Items.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A collection of 3 items relating to special Disneyland 5K events. The set includes a matching "It's a Small World&quo...
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Collection of Concept Art for Disneyland Attractions.359 - Collection of Concept Art for Disneyland Attractions.
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(Disneyland, c.2002) A collection of over 40 original drawings created by Imagineer John Stone for a variety of Disneyland's attractions and str...
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"Dave's Staff Shop" Custom Disneyland Window.360 - "Dave's Staff Shop" Custom Disneyland Window.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A decorative window that was specially created in the style of Disneyland's Main Street windows for Dave Hauenstein of Dis...
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Disney Legend Randy Bright Main Street Window.361 - Disney Legend Randy Bright Main Street Window.
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(Disneyland, 1991) A very rare Main Street window created to honor Disney Legend Randy Bright. Bright, the former Executive Producer for Disneyland an
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Collection of (19) Cast Member Silver Passes.362 - Collection of (19) Cast Member Silver Passes.
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(Disneyland, 1979-2007) A collection of (19) Silver Main Gate Entrance Passes. The passes allowed the bearer and 3 guests entry into Disneyland and Wa
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Collection of (7) Cast Member Passes and Cards.363 - Collection of (7) Cast Member Passes and Cards.
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(Disneyland, 1988-2011) A collection of (7) cast member passes and cards issued between the years 1988 and 2011. The set includes 4 admission passes,
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Walt Disney & Roy Disney Signed Disneyland Gold Pass.364 - Walt Disney & Roy Disney Signed Disneyland Gold Pass.
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(Disneyland, 1966) An incredible Gold Pass distributed to Roy O. Disney for the year 1966. Passes such as this were given out to a handful of executiv
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Tape Recording of Walt Disney's Tencennial Banquet.365 - Tape Recording of Walt Disney's Tencennial Banquet.
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(Disneyland, 1965) An incredible recording of the seldom heard Disneyland Tencennial Celebration Banquet on July 17, 1965. This celebration marked Dis
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Tape Recording of Walt Disney's Last Disneyland Visit.366 - Tape Recording of Walt Disney's Last Disneyland Visit.
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(Disneyland, 1966) An incredible recording of a speech given by Walt Disney during his last recorded visit to Disneyland on October 14, 1966. Walt wou
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Disneyland Holiday Events "Master Schedule".367 - Disneyland Holiday Events "Master Schedule".
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(Disneyland, 1967) An event master schedule for "Disneyland Holiday Talent" from Dec. 16, 1967 to Jan. 1, 1968. This schedule contains a l...
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WED Mapo Imagineer "Projected Projects" Documents.368 - WED Mapo Imagineer "Projected Projects" Documents.
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(Disneyland, c.1971) A set of documents titled "WED/MAPO Projected Projects and Attractions for Walt Disney World and Disneyland". The doc...
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Main Street Inspired Hotel Artwork.369 - Main Street Inspired Hotel Artwork.
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(c.1950s-60s) A beautiful framed print featuring a depiction of Disneyland's Main Street USA. This artwork is believed to have been used as hote...
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Disneyland Hotel Restaurants by Gourmet Menu.370 - Disneyland Hotel Restaurants by Gourmet Menu.
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(Disneyland, 1961) A dinner menu from the Disneyland Hotel Restaurants by Gourmet. This double-sided sheet, printed on card-stock, is dated "We...
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Disneyland Hotel Dish.371 - Disneyland Hotel Dish.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) An early souvenir dish featuring an image of the Disneyland Hotel. This dish depicts an image of the hotel and the monorail on t
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Disneyland Hotel & Monorail Hand-Crafted Metal Plate.372 - Disneyland Hotel & Monorail Hand-Crafted Metal Plate.
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(Disneyland, 1985) A commemorative hand-made plate by Wendell August Forge, featuring a beautiful depiction of the Disneyland Hotel and Monorail. The
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Disneyland Hotel Bathrobe.373 - Disneyland Hotel Bathrobe.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) A white bathrobe from the Disneyland Hotel featuring the hotel logo on the left side of the chest. This youth bathrobe has short
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Mickey Mouse Shaped Disney Hotel Headboard.374 - Mickey Mouse Shaped Disney Hotel Headboard.
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(c.2000s) A large headboard in a Mickey Mouse head shape featuring a black frame with a plush padded red fabric center. This headboard is believed to
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Disneyland Hotel Bronze Plaque.375 - Disneyland Hotel Bronze Plaque.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A bronze plaque from the Disneyland Hotel bearing the name of the hotel in raised letters. This unique plaque was most likely af
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Disneyland Hotel Room Furniture Set.376 - Disneyland Hotel Room Furniture Set.
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(Disneyland, 2000s) An incredible set of furniture from a room at the Disneyland Hotel. This style of furniture was used in the Disneyland Hotel betwe
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1958-A.377 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1958-A.
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(Disneyland, 1958) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1958. This map was the first of three versions of the first-year large format souvenir maps
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1958-B Signed by Sam McKim.378 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1958-B Signed by Sam McKim.
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(Disneyland, 1958) This a very rare never-folded Disneyland map that was designed by Imagineer Sam McKim, who signed this map in the lower-right corne
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1958-C.379 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1958-C.
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(Disneyland, 1958) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1958. This map was released in late 1958 and was the third version of the first-year large
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1961.380 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1961.
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(Disneyland, 1961) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1961. This version of the Sam McKim souvenir Disneyland map features a pink border with Dis
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1962.381 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1962.
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(Disneyland, 1962) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1962. This version of the Sam McKim souvenir Disneyland map features a blue border with Dis
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1964-A.382 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1964-A.
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(Disneyland, 1964) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1964. This Sam McKim designed Disneyland map features a green border with Disney characters
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1964-B.383 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1964-B.
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(Disneyland, 1964) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1964. This Sam McKim designed souvenir Disneyland map was the second version created for gu
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1966.384 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1966.
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(Disneyland, 1966) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1966. This map features the new "Tomorrowland," including the first appearance ...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1968.385 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1968.
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(Disneyland, 1968) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1968. This map is the first appearance of "Adventure Thru Inner Space" and the ...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1972.386 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1972.
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(Disneyland, 1972) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1972. This map features an advertisement for "Disneyland's Bear Country" in...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1974.387 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1974.
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(Disneyland, 1974) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1974. This map features an advertisement for "America Sings" in the lower-left ...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1975.388 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1975.
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(Disneyland, 1975) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1975. This map features an advertisement for "America on Parade" in the lower-l...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1976.389 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1976.
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(Disneyland, 1976) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1976. This map features an advertisement announcing, "Space Mountain Coming Summer 1...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1978.390 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1978.
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(Disneyland, 1978) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1978. This map features an advertisement announcing, "Big Thunder Mountain Railroad ...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1979.391 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1979.
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(Disneyland, 1979) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1979. This map features an advertisement for the newly opened "Big Thunder Mountain ...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1982.392 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1982.
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(Disneyland, 1982) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1982. This map features an advertisement for "New Fantasyland Summer 1983" in t...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1983.393 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1983.
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(Disneyland, 1983) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1983. This map features an advertisement for the newly opened "The New Fantasyland&q...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1984.394 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1984.
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(Disneyland, 1984) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1984. This map features the name change of the "Circle-Vision Theater" location...
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Disneyland Souvenir Map 1987.395 - Disneyland Souvenir Map 1987.
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(Disneyland, 1987) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1987. This map is the first to feature the attractions "Star Tours," "Capt...
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Disneyland Souvenir 1995 Error Map.396 - Disneyland Souvenir 1995 Error Map.
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(Disneyland, 1995) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1995. This map is the initial 1995 printing, which had to be reprinted because it contained
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Disneyland Souvenir 1995 Corrected Map.397 - Disneyland Souvenir 1995 Corrected Map.
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(Disneyland, 1995) A large souvenir map of Disneyland from 1995. This map is the second release of the 1995 map, after the first was released with sev
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"Discover Disneyland" Coca-Cola Bottle Cap Map.398 - "Discover Disneyland" Coca-Cola Bottle Cap Map.
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(Disneyland, 1969) A special Disneyland map created in 1969 as part of a Coca-Cola promotion. This "Discover Disneyland" map is complete w...
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Disneyland "Goofy" Hand Stamp.399 - Disneyland "Goofy" Hand Stamp.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s-70s) As memorable as any Disneyland experience is getting your hand stamped for re-entry, a tradition that has endured since the
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Disneyland Complimentary Main Gate Admission Ticket.400 - Disneyland Complimentary Main Gate Admission Ticket.
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(Disneyland, c.1970) A rare Complimentary Main Gate admission ticket to Disneyland. Tickets like these were given to employees, sponsors, and VIPs, an
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