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Film and Television Research in Library Special Collections

This guide serves as an orientation to relevant research materials held by Library Special Collections.

Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive

Photonegatives and photographic prints documenting events and people in Southern California, the U.S., and the world. Materials originate from the Los Angeles Times; they include glass negatives (ca. 1918-1932), nitrate negatives (ca. 1925-45), and safety negatives (ca. 1935-1990). The collection also includes prints and negatives from the Los Angeles Times Orange County and San Diego bureaus.

Voice actress June Foray at audition in Los Angeles, Calif., 1965

Voice actress June Foray at Audition in Los Angeles, CA, 1965.

Photographs of Hair, Makeup, Costumes




Photographs of Equipment







Equipment (general)

Art Dept. Digital Image Collection

Cartoonist Sidney Smith with drawing of cartoon character Andy Gump, Los Angeles, 1934 Houses images and video stills from the UCLA Art Department's New Genres, Sculpture, Photography, and Painting and Drawing databases, featuring documentary photographs of prominent modern and postmodern artists' studio processes and work. Includes documentation of performance art, installation art, gallery installations, public art and graffiti, among other practices.

Cartoonist Sidney Smith with drawing of cartoon character Andy Gump, Los Angeles, 1934


Sheet Music Consortium

Digital Sheet MusicDigital Sheet Music


Samples of items in the Collection of Theater, Motion Picture and Concert Programs


   Big Boy, 1930                      Manhandled, 1924           Ancient Highway, 1925         Hollywood Review, 1929       



Gorilla, 1927                Rough Riders, 1927         Feet of Clay, 1924