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Armat, Thomas, papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS94
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Thomas Armat Papers consist of a few letters to Thomas Armat and members of his family and 67 glass negatives with photos of documents and early motion picture devices. The correspondence includes 1 letter from Thomas Edison to Armat crediting Armat with the invention of the motion picture projector and 1 letter from Orville Wright to Armat regarding the Smithsonian Institution. Many of the photos are of legal documents for a case, Armat Motion Picture Company v. Edison Manufacturing...

Department of Defense Film Collection 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS206
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection consists of files from the liaison office of the Defense Department dealing with the film and television industry, including hundreds of scripts submitted to DOD in hopes of gaining official cooperation (loan of war material, primarily) or acceptance for work contracted out, together with relevant correspondence and internal DOD memoranda concerning action taken on specific requests. While the military-film industry connection is interesting, the eventual primary value of the...

Quigley, Martin J., Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS142
Collection level scope and contents note The Martin J. Quigley Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and related printed ephemera regarding Quigley Publications, the Production Code and the Legion of Decency. The papers, dating from 1917 to 1970, comprise 4.5 linear feet of material, arranged into 4 boxes and 260 folders. The collection is organized into series as follows:Series 1. Individual Correspondence. Files of correspondence from individuals arranged alphabetically. Includes notables such as...

Ramsaye, Terry, Papers

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Identifier: GTM-880315
Scope and contents note Terry Ramsaye (1885 - 1954), former editor of the Motion Picture Herald and author of A Million and One Nights, an early history of the motion picture industry, was a prolific writer and respected film historian. His papers, comprising 5 boxes (6.75 linear feet), are arranged in six series: a Dope File Series, Individual Series, Subject Series, Manuscripts Series, Photographic Series, and Personal Series.Items of interest indexed in Terry Ramsaye's papers are a TLS by Wm. Kennedy...

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