Bud Barsky papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Bud Barsky papers
Date (inclusive): 1918-1940
Collection number: 25
Creator: Barsky, Bud
Extent: 13 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Bud Barsky papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Estelle Barsky and Nadine Barsky Moroto, 1985-1986


Irving J. "Bud" Barsky was a producer, director, executive, and screenwriter. Born in Odessa, Ukraine, Barsky was active in Hollywood as an independent producer in the 1920s and 1930s.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Bud Barsky papers span the years 1918-1940 and encompass 13 linear feet. The collection contains scripts, biographical material, contracts, financial papers, a small amount of correspondence, clippings, miscellaneous material, and a scrapbook.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Radio files; 3. Subject files; 4. Other papers; 5. Scrapbooks

Indexing Terms

Barsky, Bud , 1891-1967--Archives.