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Finding Aid for David Price Film Poster Collection 2010.045.r
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  • Arrangement note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Preferred Citation note

  • Title: David Price Film Poster Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: 2010.045.r
    Contributing Institution: Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Container: 1
    Container: 2
    Container: 2
    Container: 1
    Physical Description: 2.0 Linear feet (2 boxes, 2 tubes)
    Date (inclusive): 1961-2002
    Abstract: A collection of film posters from multiple genres, spanning the latter half of the 20th century.
    Language of Materials note: The majority of this collection is in English. All materials printed in a foreign language can be found under the Foreign Posters series. Languages covered are German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
    Location note: Leatherby Libraries
    creator: Price, David

    Arrangement note

    This collection is arranged into series by genre and alphabetized.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    This collection was a gift of David Price.

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection includes a total of 247 film posters, spanning the majority of the latter half of the 20th century. Posters are of various sizes and include one-sheets, three-sheets and British quads. This material also includes film ephemera such as screening programs and advertising supplements to Variety magazine. Of particular interest are 3 complete sets of Lobby Cards for the film Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).
    All one sheet style and quad style posters are folded and contained in carton one and carton two. The remainder of the posters are rolled and held in tube one and two.
    Carton 1: One-sheet style film posters. Folder 1 contains 3 sets of Lobby cards for Raiders of the Lost Ark: 1981, one copy of The Video News: vol. One, Issue Seven [Foldout Poster of Raiders of the Lost Ark] ©1984, Official Poster Monthly: Issue 17 [Star Wars Foldout Poster]—© 1978 by Paradise Press and Laurel and Hardy: Our relations, Way Out West, A Chump at Oxford, Saps at Sea: [German mini poster]
    Carton 2: Large Format film posters. Folder 2: Advertising Supplements to Variety and Folder 3: Screening Programs.
    Tube 1: Contains rolled, double sided film posters separated by genre.
    Tube 2: Contains rolled, 3 sheet style posters.

    Preferred Citation note

    [identify item], David Price Film Poster Collection (2010.045.r), Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Chapman University, CA.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Action and adventure -- Films
    Biography -- Films
    Comedy -- Films
    Concert -- Films
    Crime -- Films
    Detective and mystery -- Films
    Drama -- Films
    Film -- Documentary
    Film posters
    Horror -- Films
    Science fiction -- Films
    Thriller -- Films
    War -- Films