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Description
The William B. Major papers spans the years 1957-1982 (bulk 1960-1973) and encompasses 1.7 linear feet and 1,197 artworks. The collection includes scripts, blueprints, and storyboards for more than two dozen films; and scripts and storyboards for several television programs.
Background
William B. Major was an American illustrator and storyboard artist. He spent most of his career at Paramount and Universal, and was briefly at Disney. His work was exhibited as part of a 2007 Academy exhibition, "The Art of the Motion Picture Illustrator."
Extent
1.7 linear feet of papers. 1,197 artworks
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.