Murray Garrett photographs

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Murray Garrett photographs
Date (inclusive): 1940s-1970s
Collection number: 1383
Creator: Garrett, Murray
Extent: 11.3 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

Murray Garrett photographs, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Murray Garrett, 2007


Murray Garrett is a Hollywood press photographer. He got his start in New York in 1941 and relocated to Hollywood in 1946. His work has appeared in numerous magazines including "Time" and "Life".

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Murray Garrett photographs span the 1940s-1970s and encompass 11.3 linear feet. The collection consists of 11,587 prints and negatives of subject photographs. These include images from motion picture, television, and radio productions and premieres and other Hollywood industry events.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Subject photographs

Indexing Terms

Garrett, Murray--Archives.