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Argosy Pictures Corporation

 Organization

Argosy Picture Corporation was a motion picture production company. Established around 1940 by John Ford and Merian C. Cooper, the company produced films until about 1953.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Argosy Pictures Corporation business records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1849
Scope and Contents The records provide insight into legal and tax aspects of film production, as well as documenting the search for suitable story material and researching aspects of a film before production. Includes correspondence; legal, financial, and personnel records; story ideas; a scrapbook; photographs; and other documentation.

Merian C. Cooper legal papers for Food of the Gods, 1948-1949

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series D Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Subseries contains correspondence and other legal documents related to Cooper's unproduced film project Food of the Gods. Materials date from between 1948 and 1949.

Merian C. Cooper papers from Argosy Pictures, 1945-1965

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 7 Sub-Series D
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence regarding Cooper's position as an executive and stockholder in Argosy Pictures. Letters date from between 1945 and 1965.

Merian C. Cooper papers regarding Argosy Pictures, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series D Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Subseries contains correspondence, script treatments, sketches, and other materials related to the development of Cooper's unproduced film project Food of the Gods with Argosy Pictures. Materials date from between 1948 and 1949.