Charles Boyer papers

Special Collections
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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

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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.