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Peter Lafayette Frandsen collection on Corianton

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 6158

Scope and Contents

Collection of materials relating to the film Corianton, brought together by Peter Lafayette Frandsen as a result of his investment in the Corianton Corporation. Includes film stills, production and publicity photographs, lobby cards, an advertising circular, photographs of actors and backdrops, and photographs and prints of Aztec and Mayan structures and details of stone décor. Dated approximately 1912 to 1931.

Dates

  • approximately 1912-1931

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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at specialcollections@byu.edu.

Biographical History

Peter Lafayette Frandsen was an investor in the Corianton Corporation, an entity formed to make the motion picture Corianton .

Extent

2 oversize folders (0.7 linear ft.)

5 folders (0.25 linear ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Materials were collected by Peter Lafayette Frandsen as a result of his investment in the Corianton Corporation, an entity formed to create the film. They passed to his grandson, Wayne Frandsen, who donated the collection to BYU in 2008.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Wayne Frandsen; 2008.

Appraisal

Collections which document or demonstrate the development of mass media in the United States (Media Arts History collection development policy IV-a-i-5, August 2018).

Processing Information

Processed; Norm Gillespie; 2008.

Processing Information

Processed; Karen Glenn; October 2022. Added inventory.

Creator

Title
Register of Peter Lafayette Frandsen collection on Corianton
Status
Completed
Author
Norm Gillespie
Date
2009
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