A History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present A History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World, an exhibition and auction event. This auction is our largest ever, containing over 1500 items from the history of Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Highlights from this collection include a WED Imagineering file copy of the 1953 Disneyland Prospectus, an original animatronic Small World Doll, a PeopleMover ride vehicle, the original Penny Arcade sign, and singing animatronic tiki birds from the Enchanted Tiki Room, as well as additional props, documentation, manuals, cast member attire, and countless other artifacts from the history of the Disney Parks. We hope you join us for the free exhibit leading up to this historic 2-day auction event on December 7th and 8th!
All items are sold as is. Contact Van Eaton Galleries for condition reports and shipping information. 21% Buyer's Premium for all lots.
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1953 Disneyland Prospectus WED File Copy.1 - 1953 Disneyland Prospectus WED File Copy.
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(Disneyland, 1950s-60s) In 1953, Walt Disney's dream to build a theme park was met by opposition and difficulty at almost every turn. Unable to ...
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1954 Disneyland Plot Plan.2 - 1954 Disneyland Plot Plan.
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(Disneyland, 1954) A very large early brownline plot plan of Disneyland created by Imagineer Marvin Davis during the construction of the park. Davis,
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No Lot.3 - No Lot.
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Disneyland Construction Aerial Photo.4 - Disneyland Construction Aerial Photo.
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(Disneyland, 1955) An early aerial photograph of Disneyland under construction. Featuring a view of the park from Fantasyland facing toward the park...
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Collection of (8) Park Construction & Event Photos.5 - Collection of (8) Park Construction & Event Photos.
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(Disneyland, 1955-60) A superb collection of (8) early black-and-white photos of Disneyland. The set includes: (3) photos of early park construction,
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Main Street Under Construction Photo and Book.6 - Main Street Under Construction Photo and Book.
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(Disneyland, 1955/2002) An original photo of Main Street under construction attributed to photographer Mell Kilpatrick. Employed by the Orange County
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1955 Disneyland Plot Plan.7 - 1955 Disneyland Plot Plan.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A brownline plot plan created by Imagineer Marvin Davis in February of 1955, showing what the park was expected to look for its ope
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1966 Disneyland Plot Plan.8 - 1966 Disneyland Plot Plan.
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(Disneyland, c.1966) An original blueline plot plan from Disneyland. Created for internal use by Imagineers, this overhead view of Disneyland beautifu
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Disneyland Report to Anaheim and Orange County.9 - Disneyland Report to Anaheim and Orange County.
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(Disneyland, 1957) An extremely rare 15-page summary of the first two years of Disneyland's operation, as well as a preview of the park's ex...
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Disneyland Landscaping Plant Palette Report.10 - Disneyland Landscaping Plant Palette Report.
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(Disneyland, 1960) A plant palette report developed by Disneyland's landscapers with botanical names, common names, and origins of several hundr...
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New Disneyland Attractions Summer 1966 Profiles.11 - New Disneyland Attractions Summer 1966 Profiles.
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(Disneyland, 1966) A rare promotional packet produced by Disneyland's Public Relations department as a preview of new attractions scheduled to o...
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Disneyland Attractions Time Study Report.12 - Disneyland Attractions Time Study Report.
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(Disneyland, 1968) An internal time study report performed by WED Imagineering in order to determine the maximum number of guests for each attraction
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Disneyland Site Plan Reference Copy.13 - Disneyland Site Plan Reference Copy.
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(Disneyland, 1981) A site plan for Disneyland featuring the park's lands and attraction as well as the surrounding area. The plan features line ...
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Disneyland Attractions Attendance Report.14 - Disneyland Attractions Attendance Report.
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(Disneyland, 1980) A rides & attractions attendance report compiled for the 1979 fiscal year. This report includes: a review of operations, attr...
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Disneyland Resort Draft Specific Plan Errata.15 - Disneyland Resort Draft Specific Plan Errata.
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(Disneyland, 1993) A scarcely seen internal document titled Attachment A - Disneyland Resort - Draft Specific Plan Errata. This 84-page bound document
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Collection of (4) Attraction Audio Tape Recordings.16 - Collection of (4) Attraction Audio Tape Recordings.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) An incredible collection of (4) magnetic tape recordings featuring sounds and music from attractions such as Great Moments with
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WED Imagineering Design Data Book.17 - WED Imagineering Design Data Book.
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(Disneyland, 1977) An incredibly rare design data book created by Imagineer George Windrum for internal use within WED Imagineering. The book was crea
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Set of (3) WED Imagineering Clothing Items.18 - Set of (3) WED Imagineering Clothing Items.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-80s) A collection of (3) clothing items with the WED Imagineering logo. The collection includes a light jacket, polo shirt, and b
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Disneyland Resort Imagineering Hard Hat.19 - Disneyland Resort Imagineering Hard Hat.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) A very rare Imagineering hard hat used during construction projects for the Disneyland Resort. These custom hard hats were exclu
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1973 Walt Disney Productions Telephone Directory.20 - 1973 Walt Disney Productions Telephone Directory.
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(Disneyland, 1973) A telephone directory for employees of Walt Disney Productions including WED, MAPO, Retlaw, Disneyland, and the Walt Disney Studios
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WED Enterprises Imagineering Stationery Pad.21 - WED Enterprises Imagineering Stationery Pad.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-80s) An original pad of WED Enterprises project stationery. This pad was used by Imagineers while working on various attractions
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Pair of Marc Davis Imagineering Business Cards.22 - Pair of Marc Davis Imagineering Business Cards.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-80s) A pair of original business cards for Imagineer Marc Davis. These cards feature two variant styles used by Davis for his WED
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WED Imagineering Facilities Maintenance Patch.23 - WED Imagineering Facilities Maintenance Patch.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) An identification patch worn by WED Imagineering employees in the facilities and maintenance department. The fabric patch featur
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Retlaw Enterprises Employee Identification Card.24 - Retlaw Enterprises Employee Identification Card.
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(Walt Disney Studios, c.1980s) A rare unused Retlaw Enterprises employee identification card. Walt Disney created Retlaw Enterprises to manage his per
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Imagineering Hardcover Book.25 - Imagineering Hardcover Book.
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(Disneyland, 1996) A unique hardcover book relating to the work of Walt Disney Imagineering and artists for the Disney Parks. The talent of many Imagi
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Imagineering Exclusive 50th Anniversary Lithograph.26 - Imagineering Exclusive 50th Anniversary Lithograph.
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(Disneyland, 2002) A rare limited edition lithograph created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney Imagineering. Designed by Disney Legend
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Pair of Harper Goff Disneyland Photos.27 - Pair of Harper Goff Disneyland Photos.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-80s) A pair of Polaroid photographs from the estate of Imagineer Harper Goff. One photograph features the Disneyland main entranc
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Harper Goff's Personal Briefcase.28 - Harper Goff's Personal Briefcase.
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(Goff, c.1980s) A vintage Rexbilt cowhide leather briefcase from the estate of Imagineer Harper Goff. The front of the briefcase features the name &...
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Pair of Letters from Marty Sklar to Harper Goff.29 - Pair of Letters from Marty Sklar to Harper Goff.
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(Disneyland, 1976/90) A pair of personal letters sent from Marty Sklar to Harper Goff. The letters are on different sizes of Walt Disney Imagineering
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Pair of Harper Goff "The WED-Way" Newsletters.30 - Pair of Harper Goff "The WED-Way" Newsletters.
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(Disneyland, 1977) A pair of "The WED-Way" newsletters from the estate of Disney Legend Harper Goff. Containing issues from May and June o...
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Set of Harper Goff Personal Letterhead & Notepads.31 - Set of Harper Goff Personal Letterhead & Notepads.
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(Goff, c.1970s-80s) A collection of letterhead and notepads from the estate of Imagineer Harper Goff. The (3) notepads are from his time with Walt Dis
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New York World's Fair Bob Peak Promotional Poster.32 - New York World's Fair Bob Peak Promotional Poster.
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(World's Fair, 1964) A stylish lithographic poster promoting the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. The stylish artwork was created by establish...
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Welton Beckett Progressland Presentation Poster33 - Welton Beckett Progressland Presentation Poster
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(World's Fair, 1963) A stunning silkscreened poster created as a gift for select World's Fair, Disney, and General Electric executives, feat...
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General Electric Progressland Architectural Model.34 - General Electric Progressland Architectural Model.
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(World's Fair, c.1964) An extremely rare model of the Progressland Pavilion from the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. Disney developed the Car...
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Collection of World's Fair Memorabilia.35 - Collection of World's Fair Memorabilia.
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(World's Fair, 1964) A very rare collection of memorabilia from the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. These items include a pair of admission t...
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General Electric Progressland Brochure.36 - General Electric Progressland Brochure.
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(World's Fair, 1964) An extremely rare brochure created by General Electric to advertise their new Progressland energy exhibit at the 1964-65 Ne...
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World's Fair Ford Pavilion Premiere Booklet.37 - World's Fair Ford Pavilion Premiere Booklet.
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(World's Fair, 1964) A very rare booklet given to attendees of the April 14, 1964 premiere event for the Ford Pavilion at the New York World'...
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World's Fair Cast Member Thank You Certificate.38 - World's Fair Cast Member Thank You Certificate.
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(World's Fair, 1964) A thank you certificate addressed to University of Disneyland's Gary Fravel regarding his contributions towards the 196...
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World's Fair It's A Small World Ticket & Bookmark.39 - World's Fair It's A Small World Ticket & Bookmark.
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(World's Fair, 1964) A bookmark and admission ticket for the It's a Small World pavilion that was sponsored by Pepsi-Cola at the 1964-65 New...
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World's Fair 20th Anniversary Retrospective Book & Pin.40 - World's Fair 20th Anniversary Retrospective Book & Pin.
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(World's Fair, 1984) A booklet and pin created by WED Enterprises for the 20th anniversary celebration of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair....
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"The Disneyland Story" Booklet.41 - "The Disneyland Story" Booklet.
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(Disneyland, c.1963) A 28-page booklet providing an overview of Disneyland's operations and performance during its first nine years. This bookle...
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"We've Come A Long Way, Mickey" Folder.42 - "We've Come A Long Way, Mickey" Folder.
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(Disneyland, 1966-81) An illustrated folder containing (5) typed Disney publications for distribution to cast members. This folder contains great phot
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"The Walt Disney Traditions at Disneyland" Booklet.43 - "The Walt Disney Traditions at Disneyland" Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1967) An educational booklet distributed to new hires during cast member orientation at Disneyland. Created shortly after the death of Wa
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"The Disneyland Experience" 16mm Film.44 - "The Disneyland Experience" 16mm Film.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A 16mm film featuring the Disneyland University production "The Disneyland Experience." This film was part of the tr...
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"The Disneyland Show" 16mm Film.45 - "The Disneyland Show" 16mm Film.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A 16mm film featuring the Disneyland University production "The Disneyland Show." This film was part of the training...
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Pair of "The Disney Way" 16mm Films.46 - Pair of "The Disney Way" 16mm Films.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A pair of 16mm films featuring the Disneyland University production "The Disney Way." This film was part of the trai...
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"What's It All About?" Cast Member Booklet.47 - "What's It All About?" Cast Member Booklet.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A very scarce cast member booklet titled "What's It All About?" that was created by Disney University to give an...
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Pair of "The Disney Theme Show" Booklets.48 - Pair of "The Disney Theme Show" Booklets.
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(Disneyland, c.1976) A pair of cast member booklets titled, "The Disney Theme Show." The books were distributed to cast members to ensure ...
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Disney University "Disney Way I" Training Binder.49 - Disney University "Disney Way I" Training Binder.
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(Disneyland, 1993) A training binder from Disney University titled "Disney Way I." This training binder is from a 4-day Disney Studios sem...
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Disney University "Disney Way II" Training Manual.50 - Disney University "Disney Way II" Training Manual.
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(Disneyland, 1978) An informational guide put together by Disney University titled "Disney Way II." The book offers new cast members a sum...
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