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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Carl Laemmle Collection
    Dates: 1883-1975
    Collection Number: GC 1300
    Creator/Collector: Laemmle, Carl, 1867-1939 Universal City Studios
    Extent: (Boxes: 1/2 letter; 6 letter; 2 record storage)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
    Abstract: Papers and photographs; in English and German; compiled by Carl Laemmle. Collection contains primarily autographs from an international circle of friends, including heads of organizations, business magnates, statesmen, friends from Laupheim, Germany, the opera world, actors, writers and athletes.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Carl Laemmle Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Laemmle was the founder of Universal Studios in Los Angeles, California.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Papers and photographs; in English and German; includes Carl Laemmle's "My Book of Friends," a bound volume with handwritten messages and illustrations from the Universal Studios founder's friends in Germany and later in the United States, dated from 1883-1927. (A microfilm roll of "My Book of Friends" is housed in the L.C.) Collection contains primarily autographs from an international circle of friends, including heads of organizations, business magnates, statesmen, friends from Laupheim, Germany, the opera world, actors, writers and athletes. 1883-1975 (bulk is 1927-1939). See also: GC 1278, Carla Laemmle Collection

    Indexing Terms

    Motion picture industry.
    Universal Studios, Inc.