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Saunders, Edward, 1924-1940

 File — Box: 166, Folder: data_value_missing_0a5755808edd99027bf420aa5759ee52

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Quigley archive is, properly speaking, the photo “morgue” of Quigley Publications, active under various titles since 1915 in motion picture industry trade publishing (Motion Picture Herald, Motion Picture Daily, and others). Primarily an assemblage of publicity photos, the archive is a unique national resource for photographs of motion picture industry people: producers, directors, animators, and their colleagues. Actors and actresses figure less prominently, but are well represented among the approximately 55,000 black-and-white photographs and 3,500 negatives ranging in date from about 1906 to 1972. Of special interest also are smaller files of photographs devoted to motion picture studios, theaters, and equipment.


  • 1924-1940

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From the Collection: 120 Linear Feet (circa 220 boxes)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

Assistant General Sales Manager and member of the Board of Directors at MGM. Photographs with Al Lichtman, W. F. Rodgers, Tom Connors, J. E. Flynn, Frank J. Downey, and the Saunders family. Notes: see Wm. Ferguson, Wm. F. Rodgers, Howard Dietz, and Frank Hensler.


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
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