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Glenn DeMots collection on Gary Cooper

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2371

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of magazines and photographs that feature actor Gary Cooper (1901-1961) collected by Glenn DeMots, as well as scripts and publicity publications from Gary Cooper's films. There are also 14 books and sheet music for musical numbers from films.


  • Majority of material found within 1910s-1970s


Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

Gary Cooper (1901-1961) was an American film actor with over 80 credits during his nearly 40 year career. He began working during the silent film era and remained active through the classic Hollywood era. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice and was nominated an additional three times. The American Film Institute named him one of the 25 greatest male stars of classic Hollywood cinema.


4.5 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of scripts, publicity materials, books, sheet music, magazines and photographs that feature actor Gary Cooper (1901-1961), collected by Glenn DeMots.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Glenn DeMots, February 10, 1987.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Finding aid for the Glenn DeMots collection on Gary Cooper
Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
2022 February
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Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library Repository

Doheny Memorial Library G4
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0185 United States