Wharton Releasing Corporation Records, ca. 1916-1923

Collection Number: 3924

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Wharton Releasing Corporation records, ca. 1916-1923
Collection Number:
3924
Creator:
Wharton Releasing Corporation
Quantity:
1.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Scenarios, scene blockings, company records, and correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Contains film scenarios and other records of the Wharton Releasing Corporation, an early motion picture company based in Ithaca, New York.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The Wharton Releasing Corporation was an early motion picture movie company based in Ithaca, New York.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Scenarios, scene blockings, receipts, financial statements, a photograph of Wharton Studio, and other materials pertaining to the following silent films: "Beatrice Fairfax," "Beautiful Ireland," "The Eagle's Eye," "Knock-na-Gow" or "The Homes of Tipperary," and "Willy Reilly and His Colleen Bawn." Also, correspondence with Roman Catholic parishes and theater managers concerning leasing of films, particularly those with Irish themes, and records pertaining to the Film Company of Ireland (ca. 1921).
SUBJECTS

Names:
Wharton Releasing Corporation.
Wharton Studio (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Film Company of Ireland.

Subjects:
Motion picture studios--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Motion pictures--Distribution.
Motion pictures--Production and direction.

Places:
Stewart Park (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Ireland--In motion pictures.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Wharton Releasing Corporation records, #3924. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Alphabetical Business Files Box 1
Series II. Alphabetical Film Files Box 1
Series III. Financial Records Boxes 1-2

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Series I. Alphabetical Business Files
Box 1 Folder 1
Advance instructions
Box 1 Folder 2
Churches - New York City
Box 1 Folder 3
Churches - New Jersey
Box 1 Folder 4
Churches - Pennsylvania
Box 1 Folder 5
Irish films
Box 1 Folder 6
Kay Bee Distributing Corporation
Box 1 Folder 7
Lexington
Box 1 Folder 8
Libby Printing Company
Box 1 Folder 9
Library films
Box 1 Folder 10
Livingston
Box 1 Folder 11
M
Box 1 Folder 12
Miles Projection Rooms
Box 1 Folder 13
Miscellaneous
Box 1 Folder 14
Morgan Lithograph Company
Box 1 Folder 15
Musicians
Box 1 Folder 16
N
Box 1 Folder 17
Newspapers - New York
Box 1 Folder 18
Newspapers - Pennsylvania
Box 1 Folder 19
P
Box 1 Folder 20
Pennsylvania censorship
Box 1 Folder 21
Plateless Engraving Company
Box 1 Folder 22
R
Box 1 Folder 23
Road Men
Box 1 Folder 24
Theatre managers - New Jersey
Box 1 Folder 25
Theatre managers - Pennsylvania
Box 1 Folder 26
Theatre managers - other states
Box 1 Folder 27
Trade papers
Box 1 Folder 28
W
Box 1 Folder 29
Warde, Arthur F.
Box 1 Folder 30
Wharton, Inc. - Sarah B. Buck
Series II. Alphabetical Film Files
Box 1 Folder 31
"Beatrice Fairfax"
Box 1 Folder 32-33
"Beautiful Island" and other Irish films
Box 1 Folder 34-45
"The Eagle's Eye"
Box 1 Folder 46
"Knock-Na-Gow" or "The Homes of Tipperary"
Box 1 Folder 47-49
"Patria"
Box 1 Folder 49-51
"Willy Reilly and His Colleen Bawn"
Series III. Financial Records
Box 1 Folder 52
Bills
Box 1 Folder 53
Cash statements
Box 1 Folder 54-55
Expenses and receipts
Box 1 Folder 56-64
Statements
Box 2 Folder 1-5
Statements