Sanford Roth photographs

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sanford Roth photographs
Date (inclusive): 1951-1962
Collection number: 1279
Creator: Roth, Sanford
Extent: 4.8 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

Important Information for Users of the Collection


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Preferred Citation

Sanford Roth photographs, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Bequest of the Beulah Roth estate, 1993


Sanford H. Roth (1906-1962) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was a photographer best known for his portraits of actors, artists, writers and other celebrities. His work has appeared in numerous publications including "Life" magazine.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Sanford Roth photographs span the years 1951-1962 and encompass 4.8 linear feet. The collection consists of prints, negatives, and slides of biography, motion picture production, stage production, and television production photographs.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Biography photographs, subseries A-B as follows: A. General; B. Portraits; 2. Motion picture production photographs; 3. Stage production photographs; 4. Television production photographs.

Indexing Terms

Roth, Sanford , 1906-1962--Archives.