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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Nancy Dowd papers
    Date (inclusive): 1920-2003
    Date (bulk): 1966-2001
    Collection number: 538
    Creator: Dowd, Nancy
    Extent: 45 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    Nancy Dowd papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Nancy Dowd, 2006-2012

    Biography

    Nancy Ellen Dowd is an American screenwriter active in film since the 1970s. She received an Academy Award in the writing category for COMING HOME (1978).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Nancy Dowd papers span the years circa 1966-2003 and encompass approximately 45 linear feet. The collection contains scripts and production material for more than a dozen films, scripts and correspondence on numerous unproduced films, as well as general correspondence, clippings, and posters.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Televisions files, subseries A-B follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 3. Stage files - unproduced; 4. Story files; 5. Subject files; 6. Books; 7. Periodicals; 8. Oversize

    Indexing Terms

    Dowd, Nancy--Archives.
    screenwriters