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Louis McMahon music collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3750

Scope and Contents

Collection of musical manuscripts for silent films; cue sheets and index cards. Includes music from the Motion Picture Series by Borch, and The Synchronizer Suites.

Dates

  • 1911-1935

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Preliminarily processed; permission to use materials 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 Louis McMahon collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Louis McMahon was a cinematographer, writer, and director. He worked on Julius Caesar (1950), Violent Midnight (1964), and Wild is My Love (1963).

Extent

2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3750%20revised.xml

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Louis McMahon.

Appraisal

Film Music Archives.

Creator

Title
Register of Louis McMahon music collection
Status
Completed
Author
Jennifer Kim
Date
2011 September 13
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