Guide to the Exactus Photo-Film Corporation Archive, 1914-1940

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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Exactus Photo-Film Corporation Archive, 1914-1940



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1998 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Exactus Photo-Film Corporation Archive,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1940
Box Number: 1607-1608
Creator: Peterson, Harry C. (Harry Claude), 1876-1941
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

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Please credit California State Library.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Exactus Photo-Film Corporation Archive, California State Library.

Access Points

Exactus Photo-Film Corporation.
Palo Alto Film Corporation.
Peterson, Harry C. (Harry Claude), 1876-1941.
Instructional materials industry--California.
Motion pictures in education--California.

Contents

Correspondence, clippings, accounts, receipts, scripts, press releaes, stock certificate, reviews, lists, notes.

History of Company

Established in 1914, the Exactus Photo-Film Corporation and the Palo Alto Film Corporation were based in Palo Alto, California. They produced educational and historical films for use in the classroom. Harry C. Peterson served on the board of directors and as an officer in both companies as well as curator for Sutter's Fort. Various of his papers are included in this collection.

Correspondents

  • Alderson, Gale
  • Alliance Films Corporation
  • Baron, Portia Lu
  • Bentz, Joe J.
  • Billington, Franclia
  • Bishop, Harold R.
  • Brown, Horace J.
  • Browne, Ella
  • Carrol, Betty
  • Carroll, Lynette
  • Champione, Clari
  • Charllow, Charles
  • Condon, Mabel
  • Dealey, C. Allen
  • Derero, Lola M.
  • Diltz, Charles
  • Dixengoff, M.
  • Doolittle, E.J.
  • Dyar, O.H.
  • Foy, Helen
  • Green, Herman
  • Hale, Albert W.
  • Hansley, David
  • Hewes, D.
  • Hobler, Pauline
  • Hollingsworth, Rome
  • Howard, George B.
  • Hutt, L.C.
  • K.I. Luiks and Co.
  • Kelly, W.H.
  • Kelsey, Fred A.
  • Kent, Leon D.
  • Lawrence, George W.
  • McCarthy, Myles
  • Miller, V.N.
  • Mills, Ed A.
  • Mitchell, Tell
  • Nichols, J.J.
  • Potter, E.J., Mrs.
  • Pratt, S.C.
  • Reeve, Arch
  • Riley, George N.
  • Rugg, Walter A.
  • Russell, Henry
  • Selbie, Evelyn
  • Selznick, Lewis J.
  • Shipman, E.
  • Shipman, Joseph
  • Sivitte, S.B.
  • Stephenson, B.A., Mrs.
  • Strickling, Howard
  • Strobridge & Co. Lith.
  • Sullivan, Ted
  • Sweet, Ada C.
  • Teichmann, H.M.
  • Trulsson, Pansy
  • Truxley, Louise
  • Universal Film Manufacturing Company
  • Vandervoost, Mabel D.
  • von Sape, Leonora
  • Wharton, Inc.
  • Wills, Ralph V.
  • Wilson, John Ralph
  • unidentified

Material Transferred from the Collection

  • 1 glass negative
  • 3 negatives
  • 17 photos

Container List

Box Box 1607

Correspondence, general accounts, receipts

Box Box 1608

Reviews, scripts, press releases, prospectus, stock certificate, various lists and notes