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; records of Griffith's partnership with cameraman G.W. "Billy" Bitzer; material compiled by Barnet Bravermann for a biography; and clippings and memorabilia gathered by Griffith's second wife, Evelyn Griffith Kunze. Microfilm was made in 1982.
This collection is open to researchers.
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Louisville; please consult a reference archivist for more information.
36 reels of microfilm
3 linear feet (2 records center boxes, 1 manuscript box, D. W. Griffith Papers, 1897-1954: a guide to the microfilm edition.)