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Finding Aid for the Ken Englund Papers, 1940-1970
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ken Englund Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1940-1970
    Collection number: 1106
    Creator: Englund, Ken
    Extent: 120 boxes (60 linear ft.) 5 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Ken Englund (1911-1993) wrote material for vaudeville routines, radio shows, stage musicals, screenplays, and contributed scripts to television programs. He also served as president of the Writers Guild of America, West. The collection consists of materials related to Englund's career as television and screen writer and includes scripts, correspondence, clippings, and ephemera.
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Ken Englund, 1970, 1971.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ken Englund Papers (Collection 1106). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232984 

    Biography

    Englund was born on May 6, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois; began career as magazine writer; wrote material for vaudeville routines, radio shows, and stage musicals; wrote the screenplays for films including The big broadcast (1938), No no Nanette (1940), This thing called love (1941), and The secret life of Walter Mitty (1947); served as lead writer for Dr. Joyce Brothers' television series and contributed scripts to television programs including the Jackie Gleason show, My three sons, That girl, and The Loretta Young show; served as president of the Writers Guild of America, West; died March 3, 1993.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of materials related to Englund's career as television and screen writer. Includes scripts, correspondence, clippings, and ephemera.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Englund, Ken--Archives.
    Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
    Television writers--United States--Archival resources.
    Scripts (documents).

    Related Material

    Ken Englund Collection of scripts for motion pictures, television, radio and the stage, 1933-1965 (Collection 157). Available at Arts Library Special Collections, UCLA.