FormatMixed Materials; Sound Recordings; Videos, Slides, Films; Photos, Drawings, Prints
1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes) and
436 tape recordings; plus
additions of 27.9 c.f
6 disc recordings
127 photographs, and
1.0 c.f. of photographs and transparencies
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.