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Harry Carey, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1786

Scope and Contents

Contains certificates, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, programs, letters, screen plays, and telegrams related to Carey's career as an actor.


  • 1946-1980


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 Harry Carey, Jr. papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Harry Carey, Jr. (1921-2012) was an American actor.

Harry George Carey was born on May 16, 1921 in Santa Clarita, California to Harry Carey and Olive Fuller Golden Carey. He served during the Second World War in the United States Navy as a medical corpsman, but was later transferred to work stateside in motion picture production. He married Marilyn Fix in 1944, and they had four children. After the war Carey remained in the film industry, taking up acting like his father. He eventually appeared in over 90 films, many of them Westerns, as well as on television. Carey also worked as a documentary filmmaker and an author. He died on December 27, 2012 in Santa Barbara, California.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arts and Communications.

Register of Harry Carey, Jr. papers
Andrea Wyss
2011 April 19
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