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Albert K. Bender photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2162

Scope and Contents

Contains 22 color photographs of Max Steiner and others at Steiner's home and of the 1975 Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony honoring Steiner, 105 lobby cards, and 9 movie still photographs.


  • 1969-1975


Conditions Governing Access

Available with permission of the curator.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Albert K. Bender (1921-2016) was an UFOlogist and founder of the Max Steiner Music Society.

Albert K. Bender was born June 16, 1921 in Duryea, Pennsylvania. He enrolled in the United States Army Air Corps in 1942, and served as a dental technician, dental clerk, and worked for the Army newspaper. He married Betty Rose on October 18, 1954. In 1952, he founded the International Flying Saucer Bureau, which he shut down in 1953. He founded the Max Steiner Music Society in 1965. Albert K. Bender died March 29, 2016.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Photographs taken by Bender at home of Max Steiner and at 1975 Walk of Fame Star Ceremony. Lobby cards and stills collected by Bender.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Albert K. Bender, PO Box 45713 Los Angeles, CA 90045-0713.


Film Music.

Register of Albert K. Bender photographs
Amy Perez
2011 April 5
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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