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Academy Library Tour


Streisand Backstage, 1969, Academy Awards Show photographs, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Please join the Los Angeles Archivists Collective for a tour of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm.

The Margaret Herrick Library is a world-renowned, non-circulating reference and research collection devoted to the history and development of the motion picture as an art form and an industry. Established in 1928, a year after the Academy was founded, the library moved to its current Beverly Hills location in 1991. Its holdings include over 30,000 books, 3000 periodical titles, 10 million photographs, 42,000 posters, 15,000 scripts, and 1900 Special Collections that document the activities of companies and organizations as well as the careers of individuals who have made a significant contribution to the film industry. Special Collections include unique items such as production records, correspondence, storyboards, contracts, scrapbooks, costume and set drawings and much more.

To attend, please RSVP here. Parking instructions will be provided to those who RSVP.

Published by: Los Angeles Archivist Collective in Events, Tours

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