Philip M. Jefferies papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Philip M. Jefferies papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1954-1986
Collection number: 438
Creator: Jefferies, Philip M.
Extent: 13.75 linear feet of papers. 165 artworks.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Philip M. Jefferies papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Michael Jefferies and Barbara Jefferies, 1999-2005


Philip M. Jefferies was an American production designer and art director active from the mid-1950s through the mid-1980s. He was nominated for an Academy Award in art direction for TOM SAWYER (1973).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Philip M. Jefferies papers span the years circa 1954-1986 and encompass approximately 13.75 linear feet of manuscripts and 165 artworks. The collection consists of production drawings and related production records, including scripts, agreements, location research, and photographs.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Graphic Arts

Indexing Terms

Jefferies, Philip M. , 1925-1987--Archives.
art directors
production design
production designers