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Andrew Durkus photographs and other material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4249

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, slides, and negatives from the world travels of Andrew Durkus. Places of travel include the Suez Canal, Egypt, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, New Mexico, China, Nepal, Singapore, and Arizona. The collection also contains postcards, a 100 year calendar, four pins, four scarab seals, an ivory fan, tour guides, and a Bible.

Dates

  • approximately 1925-1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives restricted. Photographs and slides open to public access; Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Andrew Durkus photographs and other material must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Durkus was a Unit Production Manager at Paramount Pictures most notably for many of the films produced and directed by Howard Hawks and Cecil B. DeMille.

Extent

4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Andrew Durkus; 2007.

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Title
Register of Andrew Durkus photographs and other material
Status
Completed
Author
Lucas J. Chehda
Date
2012 April 04
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States