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Collection of motion picture and television film stills and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 768

Scope and Contents

Movie stills, 1910-1980 collection contains about 20,000 photographs of actors and stills from movies. About 1,486 are people and 18,514 are movie stills. The collection includes a wide variety of people and movies from Alfred Hitchcock and Marilyn Monroe. There are also some behind the scenes photographs.


  • 1910-1980

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; requires 24 hours advance notice to access collection.

Conditions Governing Access

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


25 cartons (1.5 linear ft.)



Custodial History

These items was donated to Special Collections in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Sam Weller and Richard Brooks; 1989.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

  • 4 duplicate photographs from Since You Went Away.
Register of Collection of movie stills
Garrett Schroath
2011 October 11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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