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Paul and Margaret Schneider papers, 1953-1983
PASC 106  
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Description
Paul and Margaret Schneider were television writers who wrote singly and collaboratively. The bulk of the collection represents a variety of television productions such as Bonanza, Macus Welby M.D., and Star Trek, among many others. Additionally, there are documents documenting motion picture, radio, and theatre projects.
Background
At the time this finding aid was created, there was little biographical information available about either Paul or Margaret Schneider. Born in New Jersey, August 4 1923, Paul Schneider graduated from Harvard University with his BA in 1945. He married Margaret Perrin on April 10, 1950 and worked as a freelance writer until being hired by Universal City Studios in 1967, a position he retained until 1974. At that time, Paul was hired as a head writer for the show Love of Life with CBS Studios. Paul's credits include the films The Looters and Ride the Whirlwind, the television programs Star Trek, Bonanza and Marcus Welby, M.D. and the plays Acrimonious and Effigy. Schneider died in October, 2008.
Extent
11.25 linear ft. (27 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.