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Max Steiner Christmas cards

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6914

Scope and Contents note

Contains three Christmas cards created by Max Steiner between 1933 and 1935.


  • 1933-1935


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Biographical History

Max Steiner (1888-1971) was an Austrian-American film composer.

Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner was born May 10, 1888 in Austria. Max married three times. He was most well-known for his musical compositions for movies; his best-known score is Gone With the Wind. He graduated from the Austria Imperial Academy of Music at the age of thirteen, completing an eight-year program in just one year. During his life, he won three Oscars for his musical scores. Max Steiner died on December 28, 1971.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Three Christmas cards created by Max Steiner between 1933 and 1935.

Custodial History note

Donated by Max Steiner.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Max Steiner.

Appraisal note

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).

Related Archival Materials note

See also the Max Steiner collection (MSS 1547) and the Max Steiner Music Society Papers (MSS 2108).

Processing Information note

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator.

Register of Max Steiner Christmas cards
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
1 June 2009
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States