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Spyros P. Skouras papers, 1942-1971.

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Author/Creator:
Skouras, Spyros P., 1893-1971.
Language:
English.
Earliest date:
1942
Latest date:
1971
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 40 linear feet
Note:
Containers are numbered consecutively throughout the collection.
Access:
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.
Summary:
Files concerning Twentieth Century Fox corporate business and film production, correspondence files including many American politicians, particularly Presidents Eisenhower and Nixon, and subject files on Greek Orthodox activities, philanthropy, etc.
Source:
Gift of Spyros S. Skouras, Sr., 1988.
Note:
Born in Greece, naturalized U.S. citizen, 1913. Founded Fox Film Company, which he merged with 20th Century in 1935. President of 20th Century Fox between 1942 and 1962 and Chairman of the Board between 1962 and 1969. In 1969, his Prudential shipping line acquired Grace Lines and became Prudential-Grace. He was involved in numerous charities, including the Greek War Relief Association, 1940-46.
Finding Aid:
Finding aid available online and in Special Collections Reading Room.
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