Censorship (7 collections)

  • Council of Censors (PA) Journals 1783-1784

    The journals, arranged chronologically by date of entry, contain daily minutes of the proceedings of the Council of Censors as transmitted to Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Examination Applications, 1915-1951

    This collection, arranged chronologically, contains the applications submitted by motion picture film companies requesting the Board of Censors to review their films. The application gives the more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) General Correspondence, 1924-1956

    This collection contains correspondence, arranged alphabetically by subject, received and sent by the Board of Censors chairman and members. Also included are a few legal briefs, more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Legal Briefs, 1915-1921, 1928-1940

    This collection contains appeals, replies, briefs, orders and correspondence, arranged chronologically, filed by motion picture companies, the State Board of Censors, the attorney general and the more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Minutes, 1939-1956

    This collection contains minutes, arranged chronologically, documenting the daily activities of the Board of Censors reviewers. Information contained in the minutes provides the name and manufacturer more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Reports, 1925-1951

    This collection contains annual reports, arranged chronologically, submitted by the Board concerning prosecutions of violations; the sale of substituted approval seals; budget allotments; the number of more

  • State Board of Motion Picture Censors (PA) Rules, Procedures, Forms, 1915-1956

    This collection contains a wide variety of documents,l arranged by subject, providing insight into the Board's operating procedures. Among the materials present are Fines, 1919-1947, that more