Joan Brooskin collection of letters

Joan Brooskin collection of letters

Dates: 1954

Twenty-two photocopied letters written by Joan to her husband, friends, business associates, etc., while en route to and in Egypt, dated from September 20, to November 15, 1954 (aboard the S.S. Constitution).

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brooskin, Joan
  • Call Number: MSS 4227
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 Joan Brooskin collection of letters 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 4227; Joan Brooskin Collection; Arts and Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4227, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Joan Brooskin in 1982.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Joan Brooskin; 1982.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Egypt; Los Angeles (Calif.); Material Types
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Processing Information
Processed; Amanda Clark; August 2007.
Appraisal Information
Collection development policy of the Arts and Communications Archives.
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Finding Aid Title
Brooksin (Joan) collection of letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda Clark and Karen Glenn, student processors and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:08-0600
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Biographical History

In 1954, Joan Brooskin was a field secretary for motion picture producer-director Cecil B. Demille. The twenty-two letters in this collection document her observations of the production of The Ten Commandments on location in Egypt from September to November 1954.

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Ben Harry
Curator - Arts & Communications Archives