Motion picture industry
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Merle V. Adams papers
Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.
Adele Cannon Howells papers
Collection contains materials pertaining to the life and work of Adele Cannon Howells and David P. Howells. It contains correspondences concerning David's work in the film industry as well as Adele's work within the church. Collection contains personal papers documenting their life as a couple as well as travels around the world and other ephemera from their married life. Materials are dated 1899-1949.
Merian C. Cooper correspondence, 1922-1985
Contains correspondence with individuals and organizations from the film industry, military, politics, and other areas. Also includes some audio recordings of Cooper. Materials date from between 1922 and 1985.
Motion picture archives
Contains Brigham Young University's motion picture collection of films created by various motion picture studios. The films date from approximately 1920-1979. Most of them were created in or near Hollywood, although many were shot on location around the world.
Mark Cotta Vaz papers
Collection contains research, notes, and drafts of Mark Cotta Vaz's biography of Merian C. Cooper, "Living Dangerously". There are also proof copies of the book, two paperback editions of "King Kong," and an audiobook of "Living Dangerously". Items were collected and/or created from approximately 2003-2010.