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Academy Awards Collection

This digital collection contains selected Academy Awards photographs, rule books, programs 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 outstanding achievements in theatrically-released motion …

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Academy Awards Collection

Academy Publications

Full text issues of member newsletters, annual reports, technical articles and other publications produced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1927 by 36 of the most influential men and women in the motion picture industry at the time, the Academy is an honorary membership organization whose ranks now include …

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Academy Publications

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



Margaret Herrick Library Digital Collections is an online database that provides public access to digitized materials from the collections of the Margaret Herrick Library.  Currently, the database contains more than 5000 items, including correspondence, photographs, early release fliers, full issues of rare periodicals, sheet music, lobby cards and movie star ephemera.  The database also includes complete copies of more than 450 Academy publications, dating back to the founding of the organization in 1927.

 

Please note that while this database currently contains only a small fraction of the library’s holdings, new materials are added on an ongoing basis. For more information about the Margaret Herrick Library and its collections, please go to the library Web pages.

 

Other library resources for digital images

Movie posters in the library catalog Poster depicting portrait of  Mae West in 'She Done Him Wrong'.
Costume and production design drawings in the Production Art database A drawing of Olivia de Havilland wearing a red, nineteenth century gown with embroidery.
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