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Corporate records, 1919 to 1965, 1944 to 1956

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Scope and Contents

The corporate records for California Pictures Corporation (1919-1965) detail Hughes and Sturges' legal arrangement for the creation and eventual dissolution of their company. Also included are documents for the incorporation of California Pictures, as well as the procurement of screenplay and book rights for potential movie productions. Other materials detail the acquisition of titles under the California Pictures name for Hughes Tool Company in the 1950s, as well as correspondence detailing the 1946 dissolution of the corporation.


1919 to 1965
bulk 1944 to 1956


11.40 Cubic Feet (13 boxes and 4 oversized boxes)
12.56 Linear Feet
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Collection Number: MS-01036
Collection Name: Howard Hughes Film Production Records
Box/Folder: N/A


Materials are arranged chronologically.