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Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) records
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) records
    Date (inclusive): 1931-1990
    Date (bulk): 1940s-1970s
    Collection number: 1473
    Creator: Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers
    Extent: 27 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) records, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers, 1971-1978, and Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, 1983-1993

    Biography

    The Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) was an American trade association involved in labor relations, legislative affairs, and press and public relations for the film industry. In 1924, AMPTP was preceded by the Association of Motion Picture Producers (AMPP) and in 1982 was succeeded by the similarly named Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) records span the years 1931-1990 (bulk 1940s-1970s) and encompass approximately 27 linear feet. The collection contains subject files maintained by the organization, including clippings, correspondence, and memos on such topics as advertising, censorship, labor relations and strikes, and the influence of American films. Other files include information on the Hollywood Coordinating Committee, the Hollywood Canteen, the Hollywood Museum, the Motion Picture Industry Council (MPIC), and the Production Code Administration.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Subject files

    Indexing Terms

    Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers
    organization records