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Marcelo DeMoura Papers

Call Number



1941-1999, inclusive
; 1982-1999, bulk


DeMoura, Marcelo
DeMoura, Marcelo (Role: Donor)


2.76 Linear Feet In 1 record carton, 1 document case, 1 oversize box.

Language of Materials

Materials are primarily in English.


Marcelo DeMoura is an animation artist and collector of animation artworks. The Marcelo DeMoura Papers contain original drawings and animation cels, as well as copies of additional drawings and Disney movie drafts.

Biographical Note

Marcelo DeMoura, animator and collector of animation, has worked in the animation departments of such films as Thumbelina (1994), The Iron Giant (1999), and Ice Age (2002). He has also directed animated programs in his native Brazil.


  1. Series I: Original Works (Oversize)
  2. Series II: Photocopied Drawings
  3. Series III: Drafts and Story Boards
  4. Oversize Series II: Photocopied Drawings

Materials are divided into three series, and arranged alphabetically by film title within each series.

Scope and Content

The bulk of the Marcelo DeMoura Papers consists of original artworks and photocopied animation drawings that span a date range from 1982-1999. The collection also contains photostats of model sheets, drafts, and scripts from Disney films dating back to 1941. A large quantity of the original artworks, some of which feature the artist's signature, were drawn by noted animator and director Don Bluth.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Marcelo DeMoura Papers; MSS 112; box number; folder number, Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University Libraries.

Location of Materials

Some materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Marcelo DeMoura Papers were acquired from Marcelo DeMoura by the Fales Library in 2001. The accession number associated with this gift is 2001.112

Related Materials

John Canemaker Animation Collection (MSS 040)

Collection processed by

Nicholas Martin, 2010

About this Guide

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2023-08-20 17:10:33 -0400.
Language: Description is written in: English, Latin script.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Nicholas Martin in 2010.


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