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James Sheldon scripts, 1946-1986
PASC 92  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: James Sheldon scripts
    Collection number: PASC 92
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 7.9 linear ft. (19 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1986
    Abstract: Collection consists primarily of television series scripts along with scripts for television pilots and television movies related to the career of director James Sheldon. Shows represented include McMillan & and Wife, Naked City, Room 222, and Route 66, among others. Also includes scripts for the radio series Crimes of Carelessness.
    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: Sheldon, James

    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 James Sheldon, 1991.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], James Sheldon scripts (Collection PASC 92). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    James Sheldon was born in New York City, NY and received his bachelors degree from the University of North Carolina in 1941. Sheldon's directing career began with radio projects in the mid 1940's but he quickly moved onto television projects. His numerous directing credits include Kay OBrien, Room 222, Adventures of Ellery Queen, My World and Welcome to it, Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law, and McMillan and Wife.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists primarily of television series scripts along with scripts for television pilots and television movies related to the career of director James Sheldon. Includes scripts for 78 program titles, some with annotations made by the director and/or producer. Programs represented include McMillan & and Wife, Naked City, Room 222, and Route 66, among others.Also includes scripts for the radio series Crimes of Carelessness (1946-47) directed by Sheldon.

    Organization and Arrangement

    The collection is organized by production title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sheldon, James -- Archives.
    Television producers and directors -- Archival resources.
    Television scripts.