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Donald Gledhill animation project collection
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Description
The Donald Gledhill animation project collection spans the years 1936-1949 (bulk 1937-1940) and encompasses 1.5 linear feet. The collection consists entirely of material gathered by Gledhill in the late 1930s for an introductory book on the mechanics of animation. There are animation cels, sketches, and drawings for the never-realized book whose working title was "How to Make Animated Cartoons."
Background
Donald F. Gledhill was an American executive. He served as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences executive secretary from 1934 to 1943 and was married to Margaret Buck (who later became Margaret Herrick) from 1931 to 1945.
Extent
1.5 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.