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William C. De Mille papers,

Title
William C. De Mille papers, 1899-1940.
Author
De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955.
Supplementary Content
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Description
1.15 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 v.)
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Theatre Div.; Billy Rose Theatre Collection
Biography (note)
  • William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion picture industry. He founded the drama department at the University of Southern California and taught there until 1953.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 748
Author
De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955.
Title
William C. De Mille papers, 1899-1940.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of manuscripts and typescripts of De Mille's writings. Writings include play scripts, scenarios, lectures, reminiscences of his career in the motion picture industry, and typescript of children's fairy tale he co-authored.
Biography
William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion picture industry. He founded the drama department at the University of Southern California and taught there until 1953.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Dramatists.
Motion picture producers and directors.
Theatrical producers and directors.
Added Author
Barnard, Charles, 1838-1920.
DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959.
LCCN
ms 68001688
Research Call Number
MssCol 748
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