The collection consists primarily of television scripts from the
Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. The remainder of the collection consists of other forms of script-related material including: correspondence,
clippings, treatments, photographs, as well as scripts that were never performed. Containing material from 1966-1992, the
collection spans all but the first four years of Carson's tenure as host of the
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Librarian.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library 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.