Writers Guild Foundation Archive
The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, membership records, awards materials, and other items. Series I is comprised of the WGAW Executive Director Transfiles, documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Highlights include member correspondence, materials related to the Hollywood blacklist and code agreements. Members represented include Frances Goodrich, Lillian Hellman, Ring Lardner Jr., Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Albert Maltz, Frances Marion, Dorothy Parker, Preston Sturges, Dalton Trumbo and Billy Wilder. The records also reflect the business of the SWG Board, from meeting minutes to employment reports. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. Material continues to be processed and records will be updated when information becomes available. Linear footage measurement reflects processing completed
Florida State University - Special Collections Department
The Cinema Corporation of America Collection documents Cecil B. DeMille's role in the founding of the company and its film distribution activities in later years under Vice President Alan F. Martin. The collection includes production materials for "The King of Kings" and other films; correspondence, business records, legal materials; educational filmstrips; religious film catalogs, and the "Cap Stubbs and Tippie" newspaper cartoon strips created and drawn by Edwina Dumm, which first appeared in 1918. They were purchased by the Cinema Corporation of America in the mid 1920s
New York Public Library
The George Wotherspoon papers consist of a scrapbook of clippings and other items, documents such as letters, caricatures, and photographs, and a poster advertising the 1889 production of LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY which was an early milestone in George Wotherspoon's career -- The bulk of the collection is found in a scrapbook which was apparently begun by Wotherspoon himself in the 1930s and completed by his daughter Elita Wilson in 1990. Wotherspoon wrote a 9-page Chronology for this scrapbook, covering the highlights of his career from 1889 to 1934. The Chronology is followed by dozens of testimonial letters from various employers speaking highly of Wotherspoon and his professional abilities. Also in the scrapbook are clippings of Wotherspoon's play reviews and theater-related feature stories from the New York Evening Journal circa 1900-1902, and the New York Telegram, circa 1917-1918. Also in the scrapbook, tucked within the front cover, are two items: a souvenir ticket made of silver ... Read More
Bowling Green State University
Correspondence, programs, photographs, promotional material, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, sound and video recordings, artifacts, research files, and artwork, collected by the Curator of the Gish Film Theater, Ralph Wolfe, related to the careers of Dorothy and Lillian Gish, Jean Arthur, Eva Marie Saint, and Maidie Norman
Indiana State Library - Manuscripts and Rare Books
Papers of Will H. Hays, lawyer, Postmaster General, and motion picture executive of Sullivan, IN. Papers are mainly political and include correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, press releases, etc. The inventory to this collection is not complete. Dates of the inventory include, 1857-Oct. 1919, Dec. 30, 1921-Aug. 1945, and all photographs. The portion of the collection, Dec. 30, 1921-Aug. 1945 is microfilmed and available at several institutions across the U.S.
Arizona State University Libraries
Contains the working materials of Jimmy Starr such as personal and correspondence files; his writings including typescripts, notebooks and published columns; research files which include biographical data, individual files of movie stars consisting of newspaper and periodical clippings, miscellany and subject files, and film studio ephemera
University of California, Davis - Shields Library
The collection contains entertainment publicity materials, primarily press kits for films. The press kits contain information about the film and usually include: a synopsis, background and production information, actor and director biographies, and often photographic still prints from the film
Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Letters to Mrs. Mabbott from the actress Blanche Yurka, relating to Miss Yurka's career in the theater and cinema in the U.S. and in Europe
University of California, Santa Barbara - Davidson Library
The collection contains black and white prints and negatives, as well as supporting documentation, pertaining to the Flying A Studios, a film company that operated in Santa Barbara from 1912 to 1920 and was also known as American Film Manufacturing Company. The materials were acquired by Joel Conway from various sources, including the abandoned studio
Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Personal and business papers generated by DeMille (1881-1959), his family, and his motion picture and other activities from 1863 to 1983 including correspondence, audio and videotape recordings, financial ledgers, and memorabilia. Also with the collection are more than 6,500 pieces of production-related art work, more than 37,869 motion picture still photographs, 275 volumes of scrapbooks (1919-1962), sound recordings, and video tapes of 36 motion pictures from DeMille's personal film collection


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