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General script collection, 1906-1999

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Physical Details
    • 4.0 c.f. (10 archives boxes); plus
    • additions of 7.5 c.f
  • Finding Aids
    • Register to the processed portion; access to individual titles is provided by separate card indexes for motion pictures, television, theater, and radio; these are located in the Archives Reading Room


  • Scripts separated from other collections in which they were extraneous. Stories, treatments, correspondence, and miscellany are also included, with materials ranging from a 1906 silent movie treatment to a 1988 television script. Materials are listed by production title. The collection includes scripts from luminaries such as Max Shulman and William Friedkin. The media for which the work was written plus appropriate production infomation is noted when known.
  • The processed portion of this collection is summmarized above, dates 1906-1988, and is described in the register. Additional accessions are described below.
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