1,263 boxes (631.5 linear ft.)..
38 oversize boxes (50.6 linear ft.)..
275 v. (82.5 linear ft.)..
80 microfilm reels (16 linear ft.)..
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.
Series 7, Jesse L. Laskey (silent film materials), series 8, DeMille Studio, and series 18, scrapbooks, may be viewed on microfilm.
Open for public research.
Condition restricted, microfilm copies available; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.