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Guide to the Spyros P. Skouras Papers, 1942-1971 M0509
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Files concerning Twentieth Century Fox corporate business and film production, correspondence files including many American politicians, particularly Presidents Eisenhower and Nixon, and subject files on Greek Orthodox activities, philanthropy, etc.
Born in Greece, naturalized U.S. citizen, 1913. Founded Fox Film Company, which he merged with 20th Century in 1935. President of 20th Century Fox between 1942 and 1962 and Chairman of the Board between 1962 and 1969. In 1969, his Prudential shipping line acquired Grace Lines and became Prudential-Grace. He was involved in numerous charities, including the Greek War Relief Association, 1940-46.
40.0 Linear feet
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