What is Auto-Archives?

The Auto-Archives Automotive & Motor Sport Library and Research Center, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The mission of the archive is to preserve and document the rich history of the automobile, and provide both a physical and virtual resource for the study of the past, present, and future of the automobile, in all its forms.

Auto-Archives Goal

Our mission is simple, To be a world leader in the archiving of historic automotive and motor racing research materials. Auto-Archives will be a living collection, open to all automotive enthusiasts, car clubs, researchers, and journalists, to view and use the collection, or simply ‘hang-out’ at the club with like-minded people.

From the Blog

MUSTANG MONTH – The Celebrations continue

Gary Riley of Level One Restorations tells us about this very special 'Boss 302' .....and how the stunning, all original, 16,000-mile and highly collectible 1970 Boss 302 we have on display at Hagerty in Golden this month still has the original wheels and tires that it came from the dealer with! A true 'Timecapsule'. The car which is maintained by Gary Riley at Level One Restoration in Denver, is kindly on loan from owner and collector Wayne Schmeeckle. Read more

MUSTANG MONTH – Celebrating the Boss 302

Mustang Month starts here! This week Auto-Archives are celebrating  'Mustang Month' and more... specifically the 50th Anniversary of the Iconic Boss 302. The Ford Mustang Boss 302 was the high-performance variant of the Ford Mustang announced by Ford 50 years ago in 1969. Designed to rival the Chevrolet Camaro Z28, it was produced alongside its more powerful sibling the Boss 429 in both 1969 and 1970. Like the Z28, the Boss 302 was built as a Trans Am road-racing qualifier, and at its heart was the Ford 302 cubic-inch V8, treated to the high-performance, big-port cylinder heads being readied for... Read more