Steve McQueen papers

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Steve McQueen papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1957-1982
Collection number: 294
Creator: McQueen, Steve
Extent: 200 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Steve McQueen papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Terry McQueen and Chadwick McQueen, 1991


Steve McQueen was an American actor active from 1956 to 1980. As a leading actor during the 1960s and 1970s he was a top box-office draw. McQueen was married to actress Neile Adams (now known as Neile McQueen Toffel), actress Ali MacGraw, and model Barbara Minty. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the best actor category for THE SAND PEBBLES (1966).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Steve McQueen papers span the years circa 1957-1982 and encompass approximately 200 linear feet. The collection contains scripts and production material, office files, business records, correspondence, and photographs.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced

Indexing Terms

McQueen, Steve , 1930-1980--Archives.