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Howard Hawks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1404
Contains scripts (some unproduced), contracts, correspondence, scenarios, research on many of Hawks's motion pictures, family and business records, memorabilia, and home movies.

Dates

  • 1925-1970

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

16 boxes (8 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Howard Hawks (1896-1977) was an American film producer and director.

Howard Winchester Hawks was born in Goshen, Indiana, on May 30, 1896. He made his career in Hollywood, working in the film industry as a screenwriter, editor, director, and producer. In 1974 he was awarded an honorary Academy Award of merit. Hawks died in Palm Springs, California, on December 26, 1977.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1404.xml

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Howard Hawks and Greg Hawks; 1977, 1988-1999.

Appraisal

Arts and Communications.

Separated Materials

Photographs were transfered to the Howard Hawks photographs and movie stills (MSS P 27) and movie stills were transfered to the Movie stills collection (MSS P 768).

Creator

Title
Register of Howard Hawks papers
Status
completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 March 8
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States