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Victor Milner collection of photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 79

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs of early Hollywood actors and personalities, as well as of the Milner family. Also includes filmstrips of caricatures from the film Land of the Pharos.


  • approximately 1920-1979


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Victor Milner (1893-1972) was a movie cinematographer. He won an Oscar for photography in 1934 for the film Cleopatra, and again for cinematography for How Green is My Valley. He was one of Cecil B. DeMille's favorite directors of photography.


40 items (3 Filmstrips)

3 photographs (368 items)

1 oversize folder

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Maurine Whipple and Suzanne Milner Flynn.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Victor Milner papers (MSS 1965) and the Victor Milner correspondence (MSS SC 1590).

Register of Victor Milner collection of photographs
Rose Frank
2011 November 10
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