Joseph Ruttenberg correspondence and transcripts

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Joseph Ruttenberg correspondence and transcripts
Date (inclusive): 1939-1983
Collection number: 496
Creator: Ruttenberg, Joseph
Extent: 1 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Joseph Ruttenberg correspondence and transcripts, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Joseph Ruttenberg, 2001


Joseph Ruttenberg was an American cinematographer of Russian birth active in film from 1917 to 1968. He was the recipient of four Academy Awards in the cinematography category.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Joseph Ruttenberg correspondence and transcripts span the years 1939-1983 and encompass less than one linear foot. The collection includes congratulatory correspondence related to Ruttenberg's Academy Awards for cinematography for GIGI and THE GREAT WALTZ, two interview transcripts, and a smattering of personal effects, including identification cards.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Ruttenberg, Joseph , 1889-1983--Archives.