Jeanne Woodbury collection

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Jeanne Woodbury collection
Date (inclusive): circa 1956-2002
Date (bulk): 1970-2002
Collection number: 509
Creator: Woodbury, Jeanne
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

Jeanne Woodbury collection, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Jeanne Woodbury was a music coordinator and music librarian. She and her husband, orchestrator Albert Woodbury, were involved with music preparation for numerous Academy Awards presentations.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Jeanne Woodbury collection spans the years circa 1956-2002 (bulk 1970-2002) and encompasses 13 linear feet. The material was collected during Woodbury's service as music coordinator and librarian for annual Academy Awards presentations, largely from the 1970s through 1990s. There are nearly three-dozen production binders obtained in conjunction with the annual ceremony. The binders include scripts annotated by Woodbury, as well as documentation related to music for the show.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Woodbury, Jeanne--Archives.