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Photographs and negatives of King of kings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2228

Scope and Contents

Includes 905 nitrate negatives and 262 photographic prints of scene stills, publicity, and theater marquees for Cecil B. DeMille's motion picture, King of Kings (1927). Pierce acquired the collection at an unspecified time.


  • 1927


Conditions Governing Access

Collection closed to research except by permissioin of curator of Motion Picture Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Copyright researcher with strong interest in classic films.


8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Preliminary finding aid available in repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

David Pierce, Laurel, Maryland, 2000.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Register of Photographs and negatives of King of kings
Abe Austin
2012 March 28
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