Finding Aid for the Robert Hardy Andrews Papers, 1945-1966 (Collection 812)
Finding aid prepared by Brooke Whiting; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé and edited by Josh Fiala.
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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-
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.
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.
Gift of Robert Hardy Andrews, 1963 and 1967.
[Identification of item], Robert Hardy Andrews papers (Collection Number 812). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
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.
Collection consists of literary manuscripts, movie and television scripts, newspaper columns, and ephemera related to the career and writings of Robert Hardy Andrews.
Arranged in the following series:
- Burning gold typescript (Box 1).
- Corner of Chicago typescript and ephemera (Boxes 2 & 4).
- Movie and television scripts; A lamp for India (Box 3).
Robert Douglas Andrews Papers, 1930-1968 (ca. 300 items). Available at Boston University Libraries. Additions to this collection are anticipated.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Andrews, Robert Hardy, 1903- --Archives.
Journalists--United States--Archival resources.
Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.