The Nat Dallinger photographs span the years 1935-1982 (bulk 1943-1971) and encompass 97 linear feet.
The collection consists of approximately 65,880 items, which include negatives, transparencies, and
photographic prints; 1,230 newspaper tear sheets from weekly columns featuring Dallinger's photographs;
and some 6,000 index cards listing those photographed. The collection also includes correspondence,
magazine covers, ephemera such as press buttons and ribbons, and other items related to his photography
career, including presentation material pertaining to his 1982 book "Unforgettable Hollywood" and its
Nat Dallinger was an American photographer who covered the Hollywood scene from the 1930s until his
retirement in 1971. Initially a studio photographer, he later worked for the Los Angeles bureau of the
New York Times and for King Features Syndicate. He was a perennial photographer at the Academy Awards.
9.5 linear feet of papers.
87.5 linear feet of photographs.
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