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Jules Stein biographies

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Identifier: MSS SC 1111

Scope and Contents

Three biographies of Stein written by unknown authors. They are entitled "Jules Stein: Biography," "The Jules Stein Story," and "Jules Stein." Stein was a musician, physician, and businessman. He was involved in entertainment and founded the Music Corporation of America (MCA) in 1924 which became the parent company of Universal Pictures, Universal Television, MCA Records, and MCA-TV. He served as the president of MCA until 1946 when he became Chairman of the Board. He held that position until 1973.

Stein was also active in trying to prevent blindness and served as the chairman of Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc.


  • 1971-1973

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Jules Stein biographies must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


3 items (55 leaves)(0.09 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by William Birch in 1976.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; William Birch; 1976.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Physical Description

Typewritten; photocopied.

Register of Jules Stein biographies
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 August 2
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Language of description
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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