[Horton Foote, Side Profile], ca. 1941
Theater marquee at Rialto Movie Theatre advertising 'Horton Footes 1918', ca. 1985
[Harriet 'Hallie' Gautier Brooks Foote, Horton Foote's Mother], ca. 1914
['1918' Director Ken Harrison, Hallie, Lillian and Horton Foote], ca. 1985
[Horton Foote, Age One, Baby Picture], 1917
[Horton Foote by Window], 1978
Young Lillian Foote, ca. 1940
About the Collection
Holding library: DeGolyer Library
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Horton Foote: Photographs and Manuscripts provides a sample of the photographs, images, albums, and more, relating to American author and playwright Horton Foote
(March 14, 1916 – March 4, 2009) that are held by SMU's DeGolyer Library. These items depict Horton Foote's life and career.
A finding aid for the Foote collection is available in TARO.
SMU's Horton Foote papers, 1838-2011, comprises approximately 276 linear feet of material documenting the career of the Academy Award winning screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright. The collection includes manuscripts, scrapbooks, handwritten drafts of screenplays, diaries, letters, photographs, and family memorabilia of the Wharton, Texas, native who spent over 60 years in film, stage, and television.
The digital collection contains a variety of images and photographs of Horton Foote, his family, and his career. Also available online is a digitized file of the kinescope, A Young Lady of Property. Some images are only available on campus at SMU due to copyright restraints.
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Copyright usage terms vary throughout the collection. Each item contains information about usage terms. If SMU does not have the right to publish the item on the Internet, only the item's metadata will be available and the digitized object will be available on a restricted access basis. Such items may only be viewed on campus. When items are available for use, please cite DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University. A high-quality version of these files may be obtained for a fee by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.