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Screen Directors Guild minutes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5789

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of the minutes of the Screen Directors Guild meeting held on October 22, 1950. Discussion in the meeting focused on the guild's decision to institute a loyalty oath on its members, and the repercussions of that decision. Includes debate by guild president Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Cecil B. DeMille. Copy has been annotated and corrected by an unknown attendee.


  • 1950 October 22


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 Screen Directors Guild minutes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 folder ; (0.2 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Photocopy provided by donor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Cecilia DeMille Presley; 2007.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.


Administrative history The Screen Directors Guild was established in 1936 as a labor union to protect the interests of film directors in the United States. The organization was renamed the Directors Guild of America in 1960.

Register of Screen Directors Guild minutes
Rose Frank
2011 June 20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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