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Holloway (Jean) Collection
MSS.2014.02.24  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Processing Information
  • Biographical History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Bibliography

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: SJSU Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Jean Holloway Collection
    Creator: Jean Holloway, Jean Holloway Tobin
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.2014.02.24
    Physical Description: 1 box 0.50 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1932-1948
    Date (inclusive): 1932-1948
    Abstract: The Jean Holloway Collection (1932-1948) contains typed manuscripts and handwritten creative works by screenwriter and San Jose State College alumna Jean Holloway. The bulk of the collection consists of screenplays, poetry, radio scripts and some coursework from her time in college.
    Physical Location: Vault 1, Range 20B, Bay 5

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jose State University Library Special Collections and Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections and Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Lauren Miller. Reviewed by Danelle Moon. Finding Aid created in Archivist Toolkit.

    Biographical History

    Jean Holloway (1917-1989), born Gratia Jean Casey, was a screenwriter of both radio and television programs. An alumna of San Jose State College, Holloway began writing successful screenplays for several prestigious radio shows. She went on to be contracted with MGM Studios and wrote three musical film scripts between 1946 and 1948. While Holloway was writing television’s first daytime, live continuous soap opera “The First 100 Years,” she met her husband, actor Dan Tobin.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Jean Holloway Collection (1932-1948) contains typed manuscripts and handwritten creative works by screenwriter and San Jose State College alumna Jean Holloway. The bulk of the collection consists of screenplays, poetry, radio scripts and some coursework from her time in college.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into three series: Series I, Creative Writing; Series II, Scripts and Screenplays; and Series III, Personal Materials.

    Bibliography

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    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Motion picture authorship
    Motion picture plays
    Motion pictures
    Radio Authorship
    Radio programs
    San José State University -- History
    Jean Holloway, Jean Holloway Tobin