Gregory Peck papers

Special Collections
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Gregory Peck papers
Date (inclusive): 1920s-1993
Collection number: 210
Creator: Peck, Gregory
Extent: 117 linear feet of papers. 15 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Gregory Peck papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Gregory Peck, 1995


Gregory Peck was American actor active from 1944 to 1991. A life member of the Academy, he received an Academy Award for best actor for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962) and the 1967 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. He was also nominated in the acting category for THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM (1945), THE YEARLING (1946), GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT (1947), and TWELVE O'CLOCK HIGH (1949).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Gregory Peck papers span from the 1920s to 1993 and encompass approximately 132 linear feet. The collection contains production files for film and television, subject files, correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs. The photograph series consists of more than 6,000 items. There are scene, off-camera, and set reference photographs, as well as portraits, snapshots, and publicity photographs.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files; 3. Subject files; 4. Photographs, subseries A-B as follows: A. Motion picture production; B. Subject

Indexing Terms

Peck, Gregory , 1916-2003--Archives