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Finding Aid for the Robert Hardy Andrews Papers, 1945-1966 (Collection 812)
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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
  • Related Material
  • Indexing Terms

  • Title: Robert Hardy Andrews papers
    Collection number: 812
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 boxes (92 linear ft.)
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1966
    Abstract: Robert Hardy Andrews (b.1908) was a reporter, then city editor for Minneapolis journal and later of “Midweek” for the Chicago daily news. He was also a writer-producer for radio, motion pictures and television, author of books, screenplays, television scripts and short stories. The collection consists of literary manuscripts, movie and television scripts, newspaper columns, and ephemera related to Andrews' career and writings.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Andrews, Robert Hardy, 1903-

    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 Robert Hardy Andrews, 1963 and 1967.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert Hardy Andrews papers (Collection Number 812). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Born as Charles Robert Douglas Hardy Andrews on October 19, 1908 in Effingham, Kansas; attended University of Minnesota, Northwestern, University of Chicago; reporter, then city editor for Minneapolis journal and later of “Midweek” for the Chicago daily news; writer-producer for radio, motion pictures, and television; author of books, screenplays, television scripts, and short stories; film production executive in India and Egypt; consultant to U.S. firms in the Far East.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of literary manuscripts, movie and television scripts, newspaper columns, and ephemera related to the career and writings of Robert Hardy Andrews.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Burning gold typescript (Box 1).
    2. Corner of Chicago typescript and ephemera (Boxes 2 & 4).
    3. Movie and television scripts; A lamp for India (Box 3).

    Related Material

    Robert Douglas Andrews Papers,  1930-1968 (ca. 300 items). Available at Boston University Libraries. Additions to this collection are anticipated.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Andrews, Robert Hardy, 1903- --Archives.
    Journalists--United States--Archival resources.
    Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.