Willam Gray collection

Willam Gray collection

Dates: approximately 1909-approximately 1998

Materials contain motion picture photographs, publicity materials, books and correspondence, all gathered by William Gray. Dated approximately 1909-approximately 1998.

  • Extent: 2 oversize boxes (4 linear ft.). -- 2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Gray, William, 1926
  • Call Number: MSS 8181
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Closed. Permission for access must be granted by the Curator, Arts & Communications Archives.
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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 the William Gray 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 8181; William Gray collection; Arts & Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8181, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were gathered by William Gray, an amateur film historian, who donated them to Brigham Young University in 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; William Gray; 2012.
Subject Terms
Media and Communication; Motion pictures--Photographs; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Advertisements--Motion pictures; Books; Letters; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; John N. Gillespie; 2013.
Appraisal Information
Arts and Communications.
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Finding Aid Title
Gray (William) collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by John N. Gillespie
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:13-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

William Gray (b. 1926) is an amateur motion picture historian and collector.

William Gray was born in 1926. An Australian film historian, Gray collects trivia and little known information about famous films, actors, and screenwriters. Gray also finds and maintains motion picture memorabilia.

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Curator - Arts & Communications Archives