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Detailed Description of the Collection
Collection on the motion picture industry, 1915-1995:
A Guide to the Collection
The materials in this collection were collected by the Mary McCord/Edyth Renshaw Collection on the Performing Arts [which originated as the McCord Theatre Museum at Southern Methodist University] between 1933 and 1990 from various unidentified donors. The material was transferred to the Hamon Arts Library in 1990.
This collection of film materials encompasses many different fields within the subject of cinema during the mid-20th century.
The collection consists of materials related to the art of cinema, including correspondence, documents, ephemera, lobby cards, manuscripts, photographs, posters, programs and publicity. In addition, it contains material about the 1943 Cabin in the Sky (1943) and Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club (circa 1930). This collection does not contain physical films.
Access to Collection:
Collection is open for research use. Appointment with curatorial staff at Hamon Library is required.
Permission to publish materials must be obtained from the staff of Jerry Bywaters Special Collections.
It is the responsibility of the user to obtain copyright authorization.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which Bywaters Special Collections/Hamon Arts Library assumes no responsibility.
Collection on the motion picture industry, McCord/Renshaw Collection on the Performing Arts, Jerry Bywaters Special Collections, Hamon Arts Library, Southern Methodist University.
The Collection on the motion picture industry was acquired as a component of the McCord/Renshaw Collection on the Performing Arts. The McCord/Renshaw Collection originated as the McCord Theatre Museum at Southern Methodist University in 1933. It was transferred to the Hamon Arts Library in 1990.
The Collection on the motion picture industry was received in no discernable order. During its processing, the collection was divided into separate files. Folded documents were flattened, and the papers were arranged alphabetically/chronologically by subject and medium, placed in acid-free folders, and stored in acid-free boxes.
Emily Grubbs, 2016.
Emily Grubbs, 2016.
Ada Negraru, 2017.