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Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description This is microfilm of the original collection of Griffith papers at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, filmed with a National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant as a joint project of MoMA, the University of Louisville Archives, and the Microfilming Corporation of America. The filmed materials consist of eight series: business and personal correspondence; financial records; scrapbooks; family memorabilia; the Killiam-Sterling collection of scripts, stories, and writings;...
Content Description This microfilm reproduces three scrapbooks about pioneer filmmaker D.W. Griffith, compiled by University of Louisville art librarian Margaret M. Bridwell. The volumes apparently were produced in research for a 1959 Courier-Journal article on Griffith. Significant material includes letters of reminiscence from his relatives and acquaintances. Clippings and programs are also present. Microform, University of Louisville, University Archives and Records Center, 1981. 1 reel of...
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents concerning litigation between Killiam, a producer, and the estate of D.W. Griffith concerning the validity of copyright renewal on the Griffith film Birth of a Nation. The record group includes three series: background material, exhibits, and legal briefs and opinions.
Dates: circa 1942-1976