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Film Studies: Studio Archives and Special Collections

A delightful guide to Film Studies research and resources available at Whittier College.

Online Special Collections

Los Angeles Repositories of Film & Television Special Collections

The following is a list of archives in the Los Angeles area that hold archival collections related to the study of film and television. For most of the repositories listed, materials can be viewed on-site only and may have some restrictions on photocopying and other forms of duplication. It is always a good idea to call the archive before your visit.

Studio Archives

The following is a working list of locations with significant print archival holdings documenting specific studios, including those collections not held in publicly accessible institutions. Remember to call to check if collections are accessible.