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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Steve Banks photographs
    Date (inclusive): 1977-1999
    Collection number: 1609
    Creator: Banks, Steve
    Extent: 4.3 linear feet of photographs.
    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

    Steve Banks photographs, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Steve Banks, 2011


    Steve Banks is an American photographer. He got his start in advertising and freelance commercial photography in the 1960s. In the 1970s, Banks left the advertising business and began working as a unit photographer for television and feature films. He has since amassed a large body of work that includes photo essays, portraits, and fine art photography.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Steve Banks photographs span the years 1977-1999 and encompass 4.3 linear feet. The collection consists of more than 1,000 items, including black-and-white prints and color and black-and-white slides. The material is comprised of biography portraits of motion picture artists, technicians, and craftspeople.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Biography.

    Indexing Terms

    Banks, Steve--Archives.