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Jack Mathis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2389

Scope and Contents

135 boxes of papers, correspondence, scripts, sheet music, audio and videotapes, 16mm motion pictures, fan magazines and other materials relating to Republic Pictures studio and its productions.


  • approximately 1935-2000

Conditions Governing Access

Access with permission 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 Jack Mathis papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Advertising executive who has amassed a vast collection of materials relating to Republic Pictures. Has authored several books about the studio and its films.


600 linear Feet

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Preliminary inventory prepared by donor.

Custodial History

Mathis gathered or created all materials which he has donated to BYU.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jack Mathis; 2002.


Arts and Communications.

Register of Jack Mathis papers
Garrett Schroath
2011 May 26
Description rules
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