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Description
The Frank ?pig?Wead papers span the years 1851-1994 (bulk 1929-1947) and encompass 5.1 linear feet. The collection consists of scripts, clippings, and reviews for films written and collaborated on by Wead. There is information about Wead? naval career and family genealogy, correspondence, and unpublished aviation-related manuscripts by Wead.
Background
Frank Wilbur Wead was an American screenwriter active in film from 1929 to 1947. The basis for much of his writing came from his experience as a United States Navy pilot during World War I.
Extent
5.1 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.