Louis McMahon music collection

Louis McMahon music collection

Dates: 1911-1935

Collection of musical manuscripts for silent films; cue sheets and index cards. Includes music from the Motion Picture Series by Borch, and The Synchronizer Suites.

  • Extent: 2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Borch, Gaston, 1871-1926. -- McMahon, Louis
  • Call Number: MSS 3750
  • 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: Preliminarily processed; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
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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 Louis McMahon collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3750; Louis McMahon music collection; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3750, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Louis McMahon.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3750%20revised.xml
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Motion picture music--United States--History and criticism; Music
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Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; department records (University Archives collecting policy July 2003).
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Finding Aid Title
McMahon (Louis) music collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-05T10:18-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Louis McMahon was a cinematographer, writer, and director. He worked on Julius Caesar (1950), Violent Midnight (1964), and Wild is My Love (1963).

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts