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Zane Grey business records, approximately 1900-1995

Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains professional correspondence relating to the business administration of Zane Grey's career and company. It includes contracts and financial records, records concerning the Flying Sphynx Ranch, which was another business exploit of Grey, publicity and other media regarding Grey's authorship, and other administrative materials created by Zane Grey Inc. dating from between 1900 and 1995.


  • approximately 1900-1995


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

Administrative History

Zane Grey, Inc. (1932- ) is a private corporation that owns the copyright and distribution rights for works produced by Zane Grey.

Zane Grey, Inc. was formed in 1932 in Los Angeles, California. It was formed with the purpose of handling bonds, securities, indebtedness, and other transactions associated with Zane Grey. It acted as Zane Grey's agent and was the means by which his business was managed so as to separate the formal aspects of his work from his personal life.

The original directors of the corporation were Zane Grey, Lina Elise Grey, Romer Grey, Kenneth W. Robertson, and Edwin G. Bowen.


17 boxes

20 oversize folders

5 folders

Language of Materials



Arranged in ten subseries: 1. Zane Grey, Inc. general correspondence, 1927-1978. 2. Zane Grey, Inc. publishing correspondence and contracts, 1914-1967. 3. 3. Zane Grey, Inc. financial records, between 1920-1975. 4. Flying Sphynx Ranch records, between 1928-1950. 5. Newspaper and magazine articles and clippings, 1920-1995. 6. Newspaper clippings on Zane Grey Theater, 1926-1960. 7. Zane Grey, Inc. publicity materials, approximately 1920-1995. 8. Zane Grey, Inc. stationery, between 1920 and 1960. 9. Zane Grey, Inc. manuscripts and critiques, between 1900 and 1963. 10. Stephen Slesinger Inc. records, approximately 1930-1960.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States