Loeb and Loeb files

Catalogued by Sherk, Warren
Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
333 S La Cienega Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Published September 2021

Descriptive Summary

Abstract: The collection consists of five files from the Loeb and Loeb law firm containing correspondence with Edwin Loeb. Topics covered include organization of the Academy, including first meetings; Constitution, bylaws, and amendments; Conciliation Committee cases; publication of lectures given at USC; actors minimum contract; Writer-Producer Code of Practice; Taft Building lease; proposed Academy Foundation; collecting scripts for Academy Library; contract for training films to be made by Research Council; protests on use of name by Academy Productions, Inc., and Academy Theatre; Frank Capra's request that producers resign from Academy; and proposed reorganization of Academy.
Collector: Loeb and Loeb
Dates: 1927-1942
Collection number: 2744
Collection Size: 0.4 linear ft. of papers
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


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Preferred Citation

Loeb and Loeb files, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Provenance unknown.


Edwin J. Loeb was an attorney who co-founded Loeb and Loeb in 1911 with his brother, Joseph. Edwin was one of the founders of the Academy.

Arrangement of the Collection

Not arranged in series.

Indexing terms

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Loeb, Edwin J.

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