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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Sam White papers
    Date (inclusive): 1928-2004
    Date (bulk): 1950s-1960s
    Collection number: 1331
    Creator: White, Sam
    Extent: 9.3 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Sam White papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Sharleen Cohen, 2007

    Biography

    Sam White was an American producer and director active in film from the 1930s to 1960s. He was the brother of producer-director Jules White and actor Jack White.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Sam White papers span the years 1928-2004 (bulk 1950s-1960s) and encompass 9.3 linear feet. The collection contains film and television scripts for produced and unproduced properties, as well as files on various unproduced properties. There are a few awards, a small amount of general correspondence, advertising materials, and fragments of a scrapbook, as well as some material relating to his brothers, Jules and Jack.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 3. Subject files

    Indexing Terms

    White, Sam , 1906-2006--Archives.
    directors
    producers