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Television -- United States

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

African American television scripts

Call Number: JWJ MSS 90
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of scripts and a small number of photographs documenting television programs featuring African American actors, entertainers, and topics from the 1950s through the 1990s. While some material from an earlier period of television broadcasting is present, including Amos and Andy (1952), Buelah (1950-1953), and The Jack Benny Show...
Dates: circa 1950-1998

LGBTQ film, television, and theater collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 1580
Scope and Contents:

The LGBTQ Film, Television, and Theater Collection primarily consists of screenplays, scripts, and photographs from productions that include characters, storylines, or cultural references to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals, communities, or events.

Dates: circa 1923-2008

Steven H. Scheuer Collection of Television Program Scripts

Call Number: YCAL MSS 266
Abstract: The Steven H. Scheuer Collection of Television Program Scripts contains approximately five thousand American television scripts dating from about 1953 to 1963. The scripts offer insight into programming during the period in which television became a fixture in the average home and the primary medium for news and entertainment. The collection contains a wide range of program genres, including variety shows, drama serials, historical drama, crime drama and reenactments, plays, situation...
Dates: circa 1953-1963

Redd Foxx scripts

Call Number: JWJ MSS 242
Scope and Contents:

The collection include scripts used by Redd Foxx on the television show Sanford and Son from all six seasons of the show. Some of the scripts include Redd Foxx’s annotations. Also included are sheet music, some of which were used for Sanford and Son and other Redd Foxx performances. The dates listed for the scripts are the dates in which the scripts were created.

Dates: bulk circa 1953-1976