George Sherman papers

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Sherman papers
Date (inclusive): 1937-1992
Collection number: 1405
Creator: Sherman, George
Extent: 4.6 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

George Sherman papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Cleo Ronson Sherman, 2008


George Sherman was an American director and producer active in film from the 1930s to 1971.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The George Sherman papers span the years 1937-1992 and encompass 4.6 linear feet. The collection contains publicity for a handful of films directed by Sherman, clippings, some correspondence and fan mail, three scrapbooks, and photographs. The bulk of the subject file material appears to have been collected and assembled between 1979 and 1992.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Subject files; 3. Oversize; 4. Photographs.

Indexing Terms

Sherman, George , 1908-1991--Archives.