Andrew Durkus photographs and other material

Andrew Durkus photographs and other material

Dates: approximately 1925-1968

This collection contains photographs, slides, and negatives from the world travels of Andrew Durkus. Places of travel include the Suez Canal, Egypt, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, New Mexico, China, Nepal, Singapore, and Arizona. The collection also contains postcards, a 100 year calendar, four pins, four scarab seals, an ivory fan, tour guides, and a Bible.

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Durkus, Andrew
  • Call Number: MSS 4249
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Negatives restricted. Photographs and slides open to public access; Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Andrew Durkus photographs and other material 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 4249; Andrew Durkus photographs and other material; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4249, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donation; Andrew Durkus; 2007.
Related Material
These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Arizona; China; Egypt; France; Italy; Nepal; New Mexico; Singapore; Spain; Switzerland; Travelers--Photographs
Genre / Form
Negatives; Photographs; Slides (Photography)
Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS4249
Finding Aid Title
Durkus (Andrew) photographs and other material
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucas J. Chehda
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:35-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Durkus was a Unit Production Manager at Paramount Pictures most notably for many of the films produced and directed by Howard Hawks and Cecil B. DeMille.



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