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Merian C. Cooper enterprises records, 1957-1968

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 9

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, legal files, story ideas, treatments, scripts, and research materials from Merian C. Cooper Enterprises. Includes extensive documentation regarding a proposed television series about the United States Air Force Academy. Materials date from 1957 to 1968.


  • Other: 1957-1968


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 Merian C. Cooper papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Merian C. Cooper Enterprises was a legal entity formed to broaden Cooper's activities in the entertainment industry. The company was formed in 1957, and dissolved following Cooper's death in 1974.


5 boxes




Arranged in six subseries: A. Merian C. Cooper Enterprises correspondence. B. Merian C. Cooper Enterprises legal records. C. Merian C. Cooper Enterprises project records. D. Merian C. Cooper Enterprises land development records. E. Merian C. Cooper Enterprises research. F. Merian C. Cooper Enterprises story ideas.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States