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Thomas H. Steele collection of film magazines

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6135

Scope and Contents

Materials include periodicals and magazines about movie making, directors, actors and actresses, and other information regarding the film industry. Dated approximately 1920-1978.

Dates

  • approximately 1920-1978

Creator

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 Thomas H. Steele collection of film magazines must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Thomas H. Steele (1927- ) is a collector of movie memorabilia and worked in sales.

Thomas H. Steele was born on December 2, 1927. He lived in Hollywood, California from 1956-1971 and visited movie studios, went to advanced screenings, and attended the Academy Awards twice. He began collecting in 1934, though he was not a part of the movie industry. Steele worked for a publishing house in advertising and sales, collecting and following the film industry as a hobby.

Extent

13 cartons (13 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated in 2008 by Thomas H. Steele, who gathered the magazines over the years.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Thomas H. Steele; 2008.

Appraisal

Arts & Communications.

Separated Materials

Three cartons of sheet music, which were originally part of this collection, were sent to David Day, curator for Music and Dance. Also, three cartons of books, which were originally part of this collection, were sent to the General Book collection.

Processing Information

Processed; John N. Gillespie; 2013.

Creator

Title
Register of Thomas H. Steele collection of film magazines
Status
Completed
Author
Sarah Flinders
Date
2013 November 13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States