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Finding Aid for the Joe Quillan collection of radio scripts, 1938-1950
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  • Restrictions on Access
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  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Joe Quillan collection of radio scripts
    Collection number: 133
    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233632 
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 8 linear ft. (18 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1938-1950
    Abstract: Joseph Quillan was a radio and television comedy writer for more than 20 years. The collection consists of radio and television scripts, ideas, notes, and memorabilia. Projects represented include programs such as the Eddie Cantor Show, Time to Smile with Eddie Cantor, and Wednesday With You. Also included is a small amount of material related to Quillan's brothers Eddie Quillan and John Quillan.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
    Creator: Quillan, Joe

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Eddie Quillan, 1987.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Joe Quillan collection of radio scripts (Collection 133). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Joseph Quillan was born ca. 1916. He was a comedy writer for radio and television for more than 20 years. Quillan's credits include radio programs such as The Eddie Cantor Show, Time to Smile with Eddie Cantor, Wednesday With You, and the radio and television productions of Our Miss Brooks. Quillan died Apr. 6, 1961.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of materials related to the career of comedy writer Joe Quillan. Included are radio and television scripts, many annotated, ideas, notes, and memorabilia. Also included is a very small amount of material related to Quillan's brothers Eddie Quillan and John Quillan, also in the entertainment industry.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Quillan, Joe--Archives
    Radio writers--United States--Archival resources
    Television writers--United States--Archival resources