See: COLLECTIONS, Archives

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Margaret Herrick Library
333 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Tel: (310) 247-3020

Library Director: Linda Harris Mehr
Tel: (310) 247-3000, Ext. 201

By appointment only. Holdings, late 19th century to the present. The Library collects books, pamphlets, photographs, screenplays, clippings, posters, programs, stills, etc., pertaining to all areas of motion picture history and development such as law, labor, local history, oral history, social history, and women. Special collections cover prominent individuals and major entertainment organizations. Italians and Italian-Americans are included in all aspects of the collection.

Academy Film Archive
Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study
313 Vine Street
Los Angeles California, 90028
Tel: (310) 247-3016, Ext. 332

The collection includes over 100,000 items and is dedicated to the appreciation, study and preservation of our motion picture heritage.

Film collections can also be found at:

UCLA and USC Film Schools

Istituto Italiano di Cultura: Lending library of Italian videos, books, and CD ROMs. See: INSTITUTIONS: Italian gov't offices

Depts. Of Italian, See: EDUCATION, University