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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Rudolph Maté papers
    Date (inclusive): circa 1930-1962
    Collection number: 492
    Creator: Maté, Rudolph
    Extent: 3 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    Rudolph Maté papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the Regina O. Pierce Trust, 2001


    Rudolph Maté was a Polish-born cinematographer and director. He emigrated to Hollywood around 1933 and was active in American films during the 1930s and 1940s. He was nominated in the cinematography category for five consecutive years from 1940 to 1944.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Rudolph Maté papers span the years circa 1930-1962 and encompass approximately 3 linear feet. There are awards or programs and a couple contracts related to around a dozen films. In addition, there are clippings, personal correspondence, legal and estate documents, identification cards, real estate records, and photographs.


    Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

    Indexing Terms

    Maté, Rudolph , 1898-1964--Archives.