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 …
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 …
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 …
Selection of Western lobby cards 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 photographs and memorabilia related to low-budget Westerns. The Janus Barfoed collection is comprised of clippings and ephemera, lobby cards, press …
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 …
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 4000 items, including correspondence, photographs, early release fliers, full issues of rare periodicals, sheet music and movie star ephemera. The database also includes complete copies of more than 250 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.
|Movie posters in the library catalog|
|Costume and production design drawings in the Production Art database|