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MS Am 3134

Schatzberg, Jerry, 1927-. Jerry Schatzberg papers, circa 1950-2016 (MS Am 3134): Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b, vault, Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 3134
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Schatzberg, Jerry, 1927-
Title: Jerry Schatzberg papers
Date(s): 1950-2016
Quantity: 34.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
Quantity: 4.21152 Gigabytes (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Predominantly in English, with a significant amount of French and a smaller quantity of German and other languages.
Abstract: Personal and professional papers of American photographer and film director, Jerry Schatzberg.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2015M-147. Purchased with the Charles Charles American History Fund, Harvard Film Archive, the Bayard Livingston and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund, the Timothy S. Mayer Fund, the Amy Lowell Trust, and the Frank Brewer Bemis Bequest.

Processing Information:

Minimally processed by Melanie Wisner, 2017 June.

Conditions Governing Access:

Restricted: donor permission required; series of personal correspondence closed until 2036 January 1.
Bulk of collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Jerry Schatzberg Papers, circa 1950-2016 (MS Am 3134). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

Born-digital material have been separated: Am3134BD

Biographical / Historical

Jerry Schatzberg (born June 26, 1927 in New York) is an American photographer and film director.


Arranged in seven series, chiefly in original order within series as received from the creator; minimally processed.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes screenplays and production records for completed film projects; scripts and research material for unrealized projects; both personal and professional correspondence; film festival material; photographic tear sheets; and audiovisual and born-digital material.


Includes audiovisual and/or digital media: 1 45 rpm record, 10 CDs, 8 3.5-inch floppy disks, 23 videocassettes, and 31 audiocassettes.

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