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Guide to the Spyros P. Skouras Papers, 1942-1971 M0509
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
40.0 Linear feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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None.