University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
Contains records documenting every aspect of David O. Selznick's Hollywood studio operations including script development, production, publicity, finances, and distribution. The records follow film's pioneer days in New York through the heyday of the studio system in Hollywood, to the rise of television. Besides Selznick's independent productions such as A Star is Born (1937), Gone with the Wind (1939), and Rebecca (1940), the archive documents his association with three major studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount, and RKO
University of Florida - George A. Smathers Libraries
This diverse collection contains numerous types of ephemera from the Walt Disney Studios and theme parks as well as some biographical materials on founder Walt Disney. There are newspaper clippings, cassette tapes with movie artwork, a book, posters, studio promotional materials, obituaries of Disney figures, Disneyland and Disneyworld promotional materials, Disney concert programs, maps (Orlando and Southern California), a novellette, sheet music, realia with Walt Disney quotes, correspondence, newsletters, and annual (stock) reports
Cornell University Libraries
Collection includes 8x10 glossy stills from film and production shots from films produced in Ithaca. Among the most prominent are Patria, Beartice Fairfax, The Eagles Eye, The Mysteries of Myra,The Exploits of Elaine and The Perils of Pauline. The collection also includes press clippings and articles on film production in Ithaca, publicity shots of personalities, special showings and ads such as "Essanay Five-A-Week" which announce coming local showings. Of special interest is an article mentioning the last picture filmed in Ithaca, If Women Only Knew, featuring the burning of the bachelor clubhouse (Umphville) on the west shore of Lake Cayuga. There are also photos of Wharton Studio on Lake Cayuga and publicity shots of Buttermilk Falls. Also of interest is an ad for "Essanay Five-A-Week" films featuring "Football Days at Cornell." There are two larger albums which contain promotional material for The Exploits of Elaine, Beatrix Fairfax, and Patria and a third binder with press ... Read More
University of California, Los Angeles - Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection consists of historical production research materials compiled by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Research Department for selected motion picture projects produced during the 1930s-1940. The bulk of the collection consists of loose bound binders that may include text and/or photographic research. The binders are titled by project title or broad subject headings
Cornell University Libraries
Photographs of movie actors and actresses, movie sets in Ithaca, New York, scenes from movies and various public events in Ithaca, collected by actress Mame (Mary L.) Hennessy. Also, personal photographs of Mary Hennessy, her family, friends and residences; letters and postcards, 1917-1964; news clippings, 1917, 1949-1961; miscellaneous manuscript and printed material, 1947-1965; and photographic negatives. Includes photographs of Irene Castle, Grace Darling, Doris Kenyon, Derwent Hall Caine, Florence Short, Marguerrete Marsh, Lillian Walker, Betty Howe, Frances White, Pearl White, Jean Sothern, Elsie Baker, Evelyn Ferris, Dick Steward, Eddie Kaw, E. Coit Albertson, and Creighton Hale
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Minutes, incorporation documents, stock certificates, and miscellany -- The materials consist of minutes of regular, special, adjourned, and annual meetings of stockholders, board of directors, and executive committee between April 24, 1919 and January 4, 1951. They include notices of meetings, waivers of notice, proxies, lists of stockholders, elections of officers and intermittent contractual and employment agreements, financial reports, management reports, samples of stock certificates, correspondence pertinent to meetings, and copies of the Certificate of Incorporation, by-laws, and amendments
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
A résumé and award; business correspondence, 1964-1984, some regarding the opening of The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and Block's teaching position at California State University Northridge, and personal correspondence including 5 illustrated letters by Block to his wife and two printed cards from Fritz Faiss; artwork, including 2 sketches, 1962, and ca. 60 pencil figurative drawings and studies done during weekly life drawing sessions established by Block and Hans Burkhardt at the Studio Club on the MGM lot from the 1950s to mid-1970s (among them is a pastel by Burkhardt of Block drawing the nude model); printed material, 1941-1982, including exhibition catalogs and clippings; subject files on the WPA, 1938-1983, film animation, 1957-1976, and book illustration, 1978-1984; financial records relating to Block's association with the Ankrum Gallery, 1936-1981; a sound cassette with side A containing Block's reminiscences of his friendship with Burkhardt, and side B, a ... Read More
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
The Tatra Production Company, New York, was created to produce a film based on the life of Ignacy Paderewski. Records (1919-1920) consist of correspondence, minutes, and stock certificates. Also included are a photograph of Rose G. Szewc and a manuscript entitled "Reflections on Friendship" and signed "Różański.".
Minnesota Historical Society
Correspondence of Peter DeBaun and family, Minneapolis, Minnesota, mainly regarding Peter's Pan Motor Company stock, Association of Army and Navy Stores membership, and real estate holdings in Minneapolis and Aitkin County. Also letters regarding Earl DeBaun's stock ownership in Renco Film Company, Los Angeles, California


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