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Merian C. Cooper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2008
Overview The Merian C. Cooper papers cover virtually every aspect of Cooper's life and his varied careers. The papers provide valuable information on documentary and feature motion picture production in the United States from the mid-1920s through the early 1950s, as well as information on world exploration, the United States Air Force (particularly during World War II), and early television. Several Cooper projects that never came to fruition are also documented, especially his unproduced film...
Dates: 1921-1977

National Association of Theatre Owners records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1446
Scope and Contents Administrative papers, correspondence, meeting minutes, convention reports, research data, promotional material, model bills and proposed legislation, testimony and speech transcripts, legal filings, press releases, and internal publications. Also included are records of the American Theatre Association (ATA), 1946-47; Theatre Owners of America (TOA), 1947-65; and Council of Motion Picture Organization (COMPO) which were precursors to the NATO organization. The collection provides primary...
Dates: 1946-1978