Dean Jagger papers

Dean Jagger papers

Dates: 1905-1974

The collection includes correspondence, photographs, scripts, tape recorded interviews with transcriptions, publicity material and production stills relating to Mr. Jagger's show business career. While material on most films is limited to a still or a press clipping, the bulk of the collection covers the years 1934-1965 and more comprehensively documents major theater performances and the motion pictures "Brigham Young" (1940), "Western Union" (1941), and "Twelve O'Clock High" (1949). The collection also contains information on the television series "Mr. Novak".

  • Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.). -- 5 volumes
  • Creator: Jagger, Dean, 1903-1991
  • Call Number: MSS 60
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 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 Papers 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 60; Dean Jagger papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 60, LTPSC.
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File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Actors--Biography; Correspondence; Material Types; Motion picture actors and actresses--Biography; Television programs; Theater
Genre / Form
Scripts (Documents)
Brigham Young (Motion picture); Mr. Novak (Television program); Twelve o'clock high (Motion picture); Western Union (Motion picture)
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
Jagger (Dean) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-24T04:04-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Actor of stage, screen, radio and television.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts