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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles Boyer papers
    Date (inclusive): 1911-2000
    Date (bulk): 1940s-1970s
    Collection number: 569
    Creator: Boyer, Charles
    Extent: 6 linear feet of papers. 1 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

    Charles Boyer papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Marje Everett, 1996-2006


    Charles Boyer was a French-born actor active from 1920 to 1976. Boyer's screen credits include CONQUEST (1937), ALGIERS (1938), and GASLIGHT (1944). He was nominated for four Academy Awards and in 1942 was honored with a Special Academy Award for his service to the film industry.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Charles Boyer papers span the years 1911-2000 (bulk 1940s-1970s) and encompass approximately 7 linear feet. The collection contains clippings; correspondence, both personal and legal; photographs; and artifacts. The photograph series consists of 576 motion picture production and biography photographs.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Subject files; 2. Photographs

    Indexing Terms

    Boyer, Charles , 1899-1978--Archives.