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Peggy Thompson Film Research Collection
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- Multiple media
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- Thompson, Peggy
Physical description area
65 cm graphic material and other material.
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Scope and content
The collection is an assemblage of movie memorabilia (predominantly Noir and Western), 20cm x 25cm film-stills, 28 cm x 36 cm lobby cards, and ephemera amassed by Thompson as a part of her research for her books Hard-Boiled and Tall in the Saddle. Additionally, there are Science Fiction stills and posters, Spanish-language lobby cards, 36cm x 91cm insert posters, and miscellaneous stills from other 20th-century cinema.
Immediate source of acquisition
Material is physically arranged alphabetically in series within each format. Series are arranged from most material to least. Ephemera are found with both lobby cards and film stills according to received order.
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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Researchers are strongly advised to check with the University Archives regarding permission to publish or otherwise use materials from this fonds.
Online finding aid
Please see the finding aid for an inventory of files.
Uploaded finding aid
Includes 686 photographs (20cm x 25cm), 406 posters (28cm x 36cm to 36cm x 91cm), 17 slides (35mm), and ephemera.
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Name access points
- Thompson, Peggy (Collector)
- University of British Columbia. Dept. of Creative Writing (Subject)