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Philip M. Jefferies papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Philip M. Jefferies papers
    Date (inclusive): circa 1954-1986
    Collection number: 438
    Creator: Jefferies, Philip M.
    Extent: 13.75 linear feet of papers. 3350 artworks
    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

    Philip M. Jefferies papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Michael Jefferies and Barbara Jefferies, 1999-2005


    Philip M. Jefferies was an American production designer and art director active from the mid-1950s through the mid-1980s. He was nominated for an Academy Award in art direction for TOM SAWYER (1973).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Philip M. Jefferies papers span the years circa 1954-1986 and encompass approximately 13.75 linear feet of manuscripts and 3350 artworks. The collection consists of production drawings and related production records, including scripts, agreements, location research, and photographs.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Graphic Arts.

    Indexing Terms

    Jefferies, Philip M. , 1925-1987--Archives.
    art directors
    production designers