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Description
The collection consists of five files from the Loeb and Loeb law firm containing correspondence with Edwin Loeb. Topics covered include organization of the Academy, including first meetings; Constitution, bylaws, and amendments; Conciliation Committee cases; publication of lectures given at USC; actors minimum contract; Writer-Producer Code of Practice; Taft Building lease; proposed Academy Foundation; collecting scripts for Academy Library; contract for training films to be made by Research Council; protests on use of name by Academy Productions, Inc., and Academy Theatre; Frank Capra's request that producers resign from Academy; and proposed reorganization of Academy.
Background
Edwin J. Loeb was an attorney who co-founded Loeb and Loeb in 1911 with his brother, Joseph. Edwin was one of the founders of the Academy.
Extent
0.4 linear ft. of papers
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.