Martin Obzina papers

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Martin Obzina papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1917-1956
Collection number: 379
Creator: Obzina, Martin
Extent: 14 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Martin Obzina papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Shari Barman and Shirley Barman, 1996


Martin Obzina was an American art director. He received two Academy Award nominations in the art direction category.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Martin Obzina papers span the years circa 1917-1956 and encompass 14 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of production design drawings and artwork. There are also miscellaneous papers and photographs.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Obzina, Martin--Archives.