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Tom Mix Publicity Photographs, 1898-1940

Tom Mix Publicity Photographs, 1898-1940
Size: 3 inches
Location: 3C1
Collection: MS028
Accession #: 1998.055

Biographical Sketch
Tom Mix (January 6, 1880-October 12, 1940) was an American movie star known for his cowboy themed silent films. His movie career began in 1910, when he was hired by Selig Pictures. He continued writing, directing, and acting in movies with the production company until he signed with Fox Films in 1917. During his tenure at Fox he starred in more than fifty silent films and became a very popular entertainment figure. Mix also toured with various circuses including his own Tom Mix Circus showing off his horseman skills around the country. He died in a car accident in 1940.

Scope & Content Note  

The Tom Mix Publicity Photographs collection is comprised of 143 photographs of Tom Mix. They range from movie stills to published behind-the-scenes images.

Subject Terms  

Processing Information  

This collection was gifted to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1998 by John H. Nicholas.

Ownership & Literary Rights  

Copyright on most of the materials are held by the film studio or publishing house. The DRC cannot give permission to publish them. Please inquire if you have questions askarchives@nationalcowboymuseum.org.

Restrictions on Access  

There are no restrictions on this collection. It is available for research.

Preferred Citation  

Tom Mix Publicity Photographs, 1898-1940, MS 028, Box # Folder #, Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Container List  

Information about images in this collection can be found by searching our Online Image Database. Please search 98.055* to access them.

Box Folder Folder Title / Description
1 1 Images 1-25
2 Images 26-50
3 Images 51-75
4 Images 76-100
5 Images 101-125
6 Images 126-143
7 Copy negatives and contact sheets
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