Papers, 1956-1988

Salkowitz, Sy, 1926-1991

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Publication
  • Physical Details
    • 50.8 c.f. (127 archives boxes); plus
    • 5.9 c.f. of additions
  • Finding Aids
    • Register to the processed portion


  • Restricted: Salkowitz retains the literary rights to the material in this collection.


  • Papers of a television and motion picture writer who also has been an executive with Twentieth-Century Fox Television, Viacom Productions, and Sy Salkowitz Productions, Inc. Scripts, notes, and outlines for various produced and unproduced television series constitute the major part of the collection. Best covered are "The Bold Ones" (NBC), "Born Free" (NBC), "Errol Flynn's TV Theatre" (DuMont), "Husbands, Wives and Lovers" (CBS), "Ironside" (NBC), "It Takes a Thief" (ABC), "James at 15" (NBC), "M*A*S*H" (CBS), "Naked City" (ABC), "The Paper Chase" (CBS), "Perry Mason" (CBS), "Police Story" (NBC), "The Swiss Family Robinson" (ABC), "Today's FBI" (ABC), "The Virginian" (NBC), and "Young Dan'l Boone" (CBS). Also present is correspondence, scripts, research material, and notes for four produced and three unproduced films.
  • The processed portion of this collection is summarized above, dates 1956-1982, and is described in the register. Additional accessions date 1964-1988 and are described below .


  • Presented and placed on deposit by Sy Salkowitz, Los Angeles, California, 1968-1983.
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