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The Finding Aid of the Gavin MacLeod Collection of Scripts 0113
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement
  • Related Archival Materials
  • Processing Information note

  • Title: Gavin MacLeod Collection of Scripts
    Identifier/Call Number: 0113
    Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6.3 linear feet (15 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1970-1981
    Abstract: The collection includes television scripts from Easy Street, The Love Boat, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and the movie script You Take the High Road, all of which Gavin MacLeod acted in. The scripts range in date from 1970 to 1981.
    Location note: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
    Creator: MacLeod, Gavin, 1931-

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Gavin MacLeod Collection of Scripts, Collection no. 0113, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Materials in the collection were transferred to Special Collections and University Archives by the Office of Investment Management on June 3, 2013, and by Heidi Jaeger on December 11, 2013.

    Biographical Note

    Gavin MacLeod was born on February 28, 1931, as Allan George See in Mount Kisco, New York, the older of two children. MacLeod grew up in Pleasantville, New York, and studied acting at Ithaca College, graduating in 1952. After serving in the Air Force, MacLeod moved to New York City and found a job at Radio City Music Hall while looking for acting work. He changed his name while in New York City, drawing "Gavin" from a cerebral palsy victim in a TV drama, and "MacLeod" from his Ithaca drama coach, Beatrice MacLeod. MacLeod was nominated for five Academy Awards and is known for his roles in The Love Boat, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, McHale's Navy, and Kelly's Heroes.

    Scope and Content

    The collection includes television scripts from Easy Street, The Love Boat, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and the movie script You Take the High Road, all of which Gavin MacLeod acted in. The scripts range in date from 1970 to 1981.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged in the following four series: 1. Easy Street; 2. The Love Boat; 3. The Mary Tyler Moore Show; and 4. You Take the High Road. Within each series, episodes are arranged by air date unless otherwise noted.

    Related Archival Materials

    Other collections at Pepperdine that relate to film and television include: the Ivan Goff Collection of Television Scripts 0004, the Stanley M. Kallis Scripts 0043, the Michael D. (Micky) Moore Papers 0117, the Alan Reed Papers 0119, the Chuck Waters Papers 0122, and the Jerry Weintraub Collection of Motion Picture and Television Program Reels 0111.

    Processing Information note

    The collection was arranged and described by Craig Taylor and Jamie Henricks in June, 2013. The finding aid was updated by Katie Richardson and Amber DelaCruz in January, 2014.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    MacLeod, Gavin, 1931-
    Actors and actresses--United States
    Easy street (Television program) Love boat (Television program) Mary Tyler Moore show (Television program)
    Screenplays
    Television programs
    Television scripts