Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center

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Television

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Elie Abel (1920-2004). Manuscripts, correspondence, and many other items from the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, broadcaster, educator, and author, including numerous items regarding his pioneering work for NBC television in the 1960s as their first State Department correspondent, and later London bureau chief and diplomatic reporter.

Jane Alexander (1939- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, film, video, and audio recordings, scrapbooks, and much more from the acclaimed actress of stage, cinema, and television, including many items regarding her term as chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Robert Hardy Andrews (1903-1976). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, audio, films, and other material from the prolific screenwriter and novelist, including his scripts for the series Death Valley Days, Thriller, and 87th Precinct.

Jack Ansell (1925-1976). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and other material from the noted author and ABC television executive, including many documents regarding ABC television from the 1960s and 1970s.

Arthur Arent (1904-1972). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, film, memorabilia and other material from the acclaimed playwright, author, and producer of radio and television programs, best known as managing editor and head writer of the Living Newspaper, a program of the Federal Theatre Project in the 1930s.

Charlotte Armstrong (1905-1969). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, memorabilia, photographs, and other items from the popular author of mystery and suspense, including her acclaimed scripts for Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Climax! and Ford Startime, as well as scripts by other authors based on Armstrong's work.

Mel Arrighi (1933-1986). Manuscripts, notebooks, photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and other material from the recognized actor and author, including sixty-five scripts for the classic daytime serial The Secret Storm, as well as scripts for Alfred Hitchock Presents, The Bombardier, Love of Life, McCloud, Newton, NYPD, and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. The collection also includes outlines and sketches for various television series, including Ben Casey, Doctor Kildare, Jamie McPheeters, Mr. Novak, Trials of O'Brien, Vertical and Horizontal, and The Virginian.

Frank Avruch (1928- ). Photographs, memorabilia, manuscripts, film, video, audio, and other material from the veteran Boston-based television producer and personality, known for his portrayal of Bozo the Clown as well as for hosting his long-running classic film program The Great Entertainment.

Bernie Birnbaum (1920-2009). Numerous film and video recordings from CBS News, from the legendary television producer.

Linda Bloodworth-Thomason (1948- ). Manuscripts and other material from the author and producer, including two scripts for M*A*S*H (1975 and 1976); two scripts for Filthy Rich (1982); sixty-five scripts for Designing Women (1986-1991); and eight scripts for Evening Shade (1990-1991).

Conrad Bromberg (1931- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other items from the noted author, including several teleplays for various programs and series.

Betty Buckley (1947- ).Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, audio and video recordings, and much more from the award-winning American actress, known for her role in the series Eight is Enough, as well as appearances on several other series and programs.

Pat Carroll (1927- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, video and audio recordings, photographs, memorabilia, diaries, programs, and many other items from the popular and award-winning American actress of stage, screen and television.

Lesley Conger (Shirley Suttles) (1934- ). Manuscripts and correspondence from the novelist, short story writer, television writer, and memoirist.

Ann Curry (1956- ). A collection of memorabilia and other material from the prominent television news journalist and anchor.

Tyne Daly (1946- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, video recordings, costumes, memorabilia, and many other items from the acclaimed actress and star of the groundbreaking TV drama Cagney and Lacey.

Geena Davis (1956- ). Manuscripts, publicity material, and other items regarding the series Commander in Chief, as well as much more material from the Academy Award-winning actress.

Sumner Locke Elliott (1917-1991). Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, photographs, scrapbooks, family papers, and other items from the acclaimed and prolific actor, playwright, screenwriter, and novelist, including his scripts for the series Goodyear Television Playhouse, Philco Television Playhouse, Producer's Showcase, The Kaiser Aluminum Hour, Studio One, Dupont Show of the Month, Playwrights '56, Way Out, The Alcoa Hour, and United States Steel House.

Josť Ferrer (1912-1992). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and much more regarding the acclaimed actor and director, including material regarding his appearances in the series Starsky and Hutch, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, Hotel, and numerous television films.

Elizabeth Franz (1941- ). Manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, professional material, personal memorabilia, video, and other items from the award-winning actress of stage, screen and television.

Benedict (1919- ) and Nancy (1920- ) Freedman. Manuscripts, correspondence, and other items from the prolific authors, including material regarding The Jimmy Durante Show.

Noel B. Gerson (1914-1988).Manuscripts, correspondence, and scrapbooks from the prolific historical novelist and writer for Robert Montgomery Presents and other series in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

Terry Gilliam (1940- ). A substantial collection of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, film and video recordings, audio, professional material, and other items from the acclaimed director. The papers include material regarding his work for the British television programs Do Not Adjust Your Set and Monty Python's Flying Circus.

George J. W. Goodman (1930- ). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, video recordings, and much more, from the respected economist and host of the long-running PBS series Adam Smith's Money World.

Sonya Hamlin (1923- ). A large collection of audio and video recordings, correspondence, diaries, notes, photographs, and more from the pioneering television producer, talk show host, documentary filmmaker, media analyst, and founder of the field of "courtroom communication."

Josephine Hart (1942- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, and other items from the prominent Irish writer, theater producer and television presenter.

Edward Herrmann (1943- ). An extensive collection of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, programs, and other items from the recognized actor, known for his work on the series St. Elsewhere, The Practice, Oz, Gilmore Girls, and Grey's Anatomy, as well as numerous television films and mini-series.

Martin Hoade (1916- ). Film and video recordings and other items from the noted director and producer.

Jill Ireland (1926-1990). Manuscripts, correspondence, audio recordings, and other material from the British cinema and television actress.

David Karp (1922-1999). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, film and video recordings, photographs, and other items from the prolific author and writer for several series, including The Untouchables, The Defenders, and Studio One; he also authored several television feature films.

Ken Kolb (1926- ). Manuscripts and other material from the noted author who wrote for several popular television series, including Medic, Have Gun -- Will Travel, Dragnet, The Wild Wild West, and many others.

Jack Kuper (1932- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, professional material, and other items from the prominent author and producer, known for his memoir Child of the Holocaust.

Angela Lansbury (1925- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, audio and video recordings, and many other items from the celebrated English star of stage, screen, and television, including the long-running TV series Murder, She Wrote.

Richard Levin (1910-2000). A collection of photographs, as well as other material, from the head of design for BBC Television from 1953 to 1971.

Ted Lewis (1940-1982). Manuscripts, correspondence, and many other items from the pioneering British artist and author, including several television scripts.

William Bennett Lewis (1904-1977). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, journals, scrapbooks, posters, and other material from the television and advertising executive, including numerous documents regarding his work administering the Office of War Information during World War II.

Max Liebman (1902-1981). Several items regarding the television comedy series Your Show of Shows, where Liebman was the director, and the NBC television program Stanley, which Liebman produced and often directed. The material regarding Your Show of Shows includes correspondence, production schedules, memos, contracts, act breakdowns, script fragments, set design drawings and set blueprints, and photographs. Also present are four scrapbooks covering the years 1950, and 1952 to 1954.

John Lord (1924-1994). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and professional material from the renowned television writer and producer, known for his work at NBC television in the 1960s and 1970s. He also taught at Boston University's College of Communications in the 1970s.

Roddy McDowall (1928-1998). A huge collection of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, audio and video recordings, and much more, from the legendary stage and screen actor. His television work includes numerous starring and recurring roles as well as guest-star appearances and voice-acting, from the 1960s through the 1990s.

Rosemary Murphy (1927- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the veteran actress of stage, film, and television.

Leonard Nimoy (1931- ). Manuscripts and other material from the legendary actor and director, including several scripts for the original Star Trek television series.

Mary-Louise Parker (1964- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, personal items, and other material from the acclaimed stage and screen actress, and star of the popular TV series Weeds.

Suzanne Pleshette (1937-2008). Manuscripts, photographs, research, correspondence, memorabilia, and other items from the award-winning television actress and star of The Bob Newhart Show, Good Morning Miami, 8 Simple Rules, Will and Grace, and several other series, mini-series, and features.

Dan Rather (1931- ). A large collection of manuscripts, professional material, correspondence, video recordings, and many other items, from the legendary reporter, broadcaster, and longtime CBS News anchor.

Andrew J. Russell (1915-1999). Manuscripts and correspondence from the recognized author and longtime scriptwriter for the television series General Hospital and All My Children.

Peter Hardiman Scott (1920-1999). Manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs from the pioneering British political reporter, editor, and broadcaster.

Peters, Fraser and Dunlop. A huge collection of correspondence from numerous figures in television (writers, actors, directors and producers); from the legendary British literary and talent agency.

Helen Jean Rogers Secondari (1928-1998). Scripts, research, film and video from the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning television and documentary film producer.

Robert Louis Shayon (1912-2008). Manuscripts, audio and video recordings, correspondence, and much more from the legendary radio and television producer, director, broadcaster, media historian, and critic.

Max Shulman (1919-1998). Manuscripts, correspondence, and many other items from the noted author, including several scripts for the popular series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, for which the main character was created by Shulman.

Kate Smith (1907-1986). Scrapbooks, photographs, kinescope reels, audio, and other material from the pioneering and popular singer, actress, and radio and television variety-show host.

Peter Sourian (1933- ). Manuscripts and other items from the noted journalist and author, including several of his columns on television for The Nation magazine.

Aaron Spelling (1923-2006). Manuscripts, photographs, video recordings, professional material, and other material from the prolific producer of many popular television series, including The Love Boat, The Mod Squad, Seventh Heaven, Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Fantasy Island, and Charmed.

Roland Starke (1960- ). Manuscripts and other material from the South African author, including several television scripts and treatments.

George W. S. Trow (1943-2006). Manuscripts, correspondence, audio recordings, photographs, memorabilia, and other items from the recognized author and critic, including his influential essay (and critique of television) Within the Context of No Context and his memoir/essay My Pilgrim's Progress: Media Studies, 1950-1998.

Irving Vendig (1902-1995). Manuscripts and correspondence from the prolific author, best known for his work as creator of and head writer for the popular series The Edge of Night from 1956 to 1965, as well as his work for Search for Tomorrow, Three Steps to Heaven, and other series.

Sam Wanamaker (1919-1993). Manuscripts, correspondence, and production files from the acclaimed actor and director of stage, screen, and television.

Zoe Wanamaker (1940- ). Photographs, correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, and much more, from the popular and award-winning actress, star of the long-running series My Family, as well as numerous other programs.

Al Wasserman (1921-2005). Manuscripts, journals, video recordings, professional material, and many other items from the award-winning television documentarian.

Orson Welles (1915-1985). Manuscripts for screenplays and an autobiography, from the legendary writer, actor, director, and producer of radio, theatre, film, and television.

Forest Whitaker (1961- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, video recordings, professional material, and much more, from the award-winning actor and director. The collection includes material regarding his work on various series, such as The Shield.

Robin Williams (1951- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, audio and video recordings, memorabilia, and other material from one of America's most popular comedians, including scripts for Mork and Mindy, the series that made Williams famous.

Max Wylie (1904-1975). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and more from the noted author, including drafts of his influential book Writing for Television.

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