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Patrick McGilligan papers, 1945-2003

McGilligan, Patrick

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Sound Recordings; Videos, Slides, Films; Photos, Drawings, Prints
  • Physical Details
    • 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes) and
    • 436 tape recordings; plus
    • additions of 27.9 c.f
    • 6 disc recordings
    • 2 videorecordings
    • 2 films
    • 127 photographs, and
    • 1.0 c.f. of photographs and transparencies
  • OCLC ocn714645951, ocn714646772
  • Finding Aids
    • Register to the processed portion


  • Restricted material: No original material in the collection may be published without the permission of Mr. McGilligan or his heirs.


  • Papers of film critic Patrick McGilligan, consisting chiefly of tapes, transcripts, and draft and printed copies of interviews with motion picture celebrities. Also included are biographical materials, fragmentary correspondence, a play, and a motion picture synopsis. Articles and a book prospectus and one chapter draft about Karleton Armstrong relate to McGilligan's anti-war involvement while a student at the University of Wisconsin.
  • The processed portion of this collection is summarized above, dates 1970-1979, and is described in the register. Additional accessions date 1945-2003, and principally include research files relating to McGilligan's books on George Cukor, Jack Nicholson, Robert Riskin, Fritz Lang, Clint Eastwood, Alfred Hitchcock, and others.


  • Presented by Patrick McGilligan, Boston, Massachusetts, 1976-1980.
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