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  • Scope and Contents
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Rights Statement for Archival Description
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information

  • Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library
    Title: Gene Diamond Worlds Fair reels
    Creator: Diamond, Gene
    Identifier/Call Number: 2578
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear Feet 2 reels
    Date (inclusive): 1939-1940
    Abstract: This collection consists of two 16mm reels from the 1939 New York World's Fair donated by Gene Diamond.
    Language of Material: English.
    Container: 1

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of two 16mm reels from the 1939 New York World's Fair donated by Gene Diamond. Reels are housed in their original metal cases.

    Biographical / Historical

    The 1939-40 New York World's Fair was an international exhibition showcasing industrialization, cultural exchange, and national branding held in Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York. Many countries around the world participated, and over 44 million people attended its exhibits in two seasons. It was the first exposition to be based on the future, with an opening slogan of "Dawn of a New Day", and it allowed all visitors to take a look at "the world of tomorrow".

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Rights Statement for Archival Description

    Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Gene Diamond.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Gene Diamond Worlds Fair reels, Collection no. 2578, Cinematic Arts Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Collection is unprocessed. This collection is part of Special Collections' Performing Arts Division 100 series, and was originally marked 100-59. It is housed with Collection #2572.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) -- Archival resources
    Film reels