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Academy Awards Collection

This digital collection contains a complete run of Academy Awards ceremony programs, posters, and rules books, as well as selected photographs and ephemera from the library’s extensive holdings. First presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on May 16, 1929, the Academy Awards are an annual event honoring …

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Academy Awards Collection

Academy History Archive

Full text issues of member newsletters, annual reports, technical articles, and other publications produced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, as well as selected photographs, ephemera, and other materials documenting the history of the organization. Founded in 1927 by 36 of the most influential men and women in the …

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Academy History Archive

American Society of Cinematographers Collection

Selection of photographs from the American Society of Cinematographers collection. The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), created in 1919, is an educational, social, and professional organization based in Hollywood, California, with an invitation-only membership of motion picture directors of photography. The ASC has …

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American Society of Cinematographers Collection

Janus Barfoed Collection

Selection of Western lobby cards and photographs from the Janus Barfoed collection. Jens Janus Barfoed was a Danish photograph archivist, a lifelong fan of American B-Western films, and a collector of images and memorabilia related to low-budget Westerns. The Janus Barfoed collection is comprised of clippings and ephemera, lobby cards, …

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Janus Barfoed Collection

Tom B'hend and Preston Kaufmann Collection

Selection of items from the Tom B’hend and Preston Kaufmann collection. Tom B’hend and Preston Kaufmann were collectors of material related to motion picture theaters and theater organs. B’hend was a theater organ enthusiast and Kaufmann was an author and head of Showcase Publications. Accumulated by Tom B’hend from the 1940s …

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Tom B'hend and Preston Kaufmann Collection

About the collections



Representing more than 35,000 items, Margaret Herrick Library Digital Collections presents a curated selection of materials from the library's extensive holdings on motion picture history. Items include correspondence, photographs, sheet music, scrapbooks, lobby cards, movie ephemera, books, film magazines and industry publications. The collections also provide access to publications of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences dating back to the founding of the organization in 1927.

 

For more information about the Margaret Herrick Library and its collections, or for reference assistance, please visit the library website.

 

Additional digital items can be found in Academy Collections, including photographs, posters, production art, and promotional materials.

 

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