Cecil B. DeMille photographs

Cecil B. DeMille photographs

Dates: 1868-1959

Collection includes 6000 photographs (including oversize), 61 slides in molded case and viewing equipment, two glass plates, and one panoramic photograph. Biographical and personal publicity for DeMille Productions, Paramount Pictures and Famous Lasky Players.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.01 linear ft.). -- 106 boxes (53 linear ft.). -- 40 oversize boxes (72 linear ft.)
  • Creator: DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959
  • Call Number: MSS P 146
  • 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: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice. Negatives condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
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 Cecil B. DeMille photographs 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 P 146; Cecil B. DeMille photographs; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 146, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSP146.xml
Subject Terms
DeMille family--Photographs; Paramount Pictures Corporation--Photographs; Images; Material Types; Motion picture producers and directors--Photographs
Genre / Form
Glass negatives; Photographs; Slides (Photography)
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSP146
Finding Aid Title
DeMille (Cecil B.) photographs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-20T09:09-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959) was an American motion picture producer and director, and was considered the archetype of the American film mogul. His 70 films reflect changing American tastes and values, and he was particularly noted for his multimillion-dollar spectacles.



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