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Cecil B. DeMille photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 146

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 6000 photographs (including oversize), 61 slides in molded case and viewing equipment, two glass plates, and one panoramic photograph. Biographical and personal publicity for DeMille Productions, Paramount Pictures and Famous Lasky Players.

Dates

  • 1868-1959

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice. Negatives condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959) was an American motion picture producer and director, and was considered the archetype of the American film mogul. His 70 films reflect changing American tastes and values, and he was particularly noted for his multimillion-dollar spectacles.

Extent

1 oversize folder (0.01 linear ft.)

106 boxes (53 linear ft.)

40 oversize boxes (72 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available online and in the Special Collections Reference area.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSP146.xml

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Title
Register of Cecil B. DeMille photographs
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 September 7
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