Cecil B. DeMille letters

Cecil B. DeMille letters

Dates: 1942-1956

12 letters and 1 telegram from DeMille to Lasky, 1 photograph.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959
  • Call Number: MSS 2613
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Indexes: Preliminary register.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2613; Cecil B. DeMille letters; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2613, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Items purchased at auction by Presley, who donated them to BYU.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Cecilia DeMille Presley.
Subject Terms
Lasky, Jesse L., 1910-1988; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Correspondence; Material Types; Motion picture producers and directors--United States; Performing Arts; Screenwriters--United States
Genre / Form
Letters; Photographs
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
DeMille (Cecil B.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-15T11:46-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical note

DeMille was a motion picture director and producer. Lasky was a screenwriter and the son of DeMille's former partner.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts