Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material George Kleine papers,

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Title
George Kleine papers,
Summary
Chiefly business records consisting of correspondence, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Kleine's various ventures in the early motion picture industry. Includes files pertaining to patent and distribution litigation, educational and European films, and to Kleine's business relations with Thomas A. Edison and with firms including Ambrosio, Biograph Company, Cines, Eastman Kodak Company, Eclipse, Essanay Film Manufacturing Co., Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, General Film Company, Kalem Company, Kleine Optical Company, Motion Picture Patents Company, Thomas A. Edison, Inc., and United Theatre Equipment Corporation. Documents the document the suit against the Motion Picture Patents Company by the Greater New York Film Rental Company.
Contributor Names
Kleine, George.
Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
Subject Headings
-  Edison, Thomas A.--(Thomas Alva),--1847-1931
-  Ambrosio (Firm)
-  Biograph Company
-  Cines (Firm)
-  Eastman Kodak Company
-  Eclipse (Firm)
-  Essanay Film Manufacturing Co
-  Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
-  General Film Company
-  Greater New York Film Rental Company
-  Kalem Company
-  Kleine Optical Company
-  Motion Picture Patents Company
-  Thomas A. Edison, Inc
-  United Theatre Equipment Corporation
-  Motion picture industry--United States
-  Motion pictures--Patents
-  Motion pictures--Distribution
-  Motion pictures--Europe
-  Motion pictures--United States
-  Motion pictures in education
Notes
-  Arranged in three series. Series 1: Subject File, 1886-1946; Series 2: Inventories and Lists, 1900-1945; and Series 3: Distribution File, 1920-1932.
-  Transfer, Library of Congress Motion Picture Section, 1967.
-  Some photographs and posters transferred to Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
-  Film fragments transferred to Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.
-  Sheet music transferred to Library of Congress Music Division.
-  Film executive and businessman. Born 1863. Died 1931.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms013132
-  Forms part of: The George Kleine Film Collection at the Library of Congress.
Medium
26,000 items.
77 containers.
30.6 linear feet.
Source Collection
Kleine, George. Select papers from the George Kleine film collection
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Library of Congress Control Number
mm78052274
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Language
English
Description
Chiefly business records consisting of correspondence, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Kleine's various ventures in the early motion picture industry. Includes files pertaining to patent and distribution litigation, educational and European films, and to Kleine's business relations with Thomas A. Edison and with firms including Ambrosio, Biograph Company, Cines, Eastman Kodak Company, Eclipse, Essanay Film Manufacturing Co., Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, General Film Company, Kalem Company, Kleine Optical Company, Motion Picture Patents Company, Thomas A. Edison, Inc., and United Theatre Equipment Corporation. Documents the document the suit against the Motion Picture Patents Company by the Greater New York Film Rental Company.
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