Scope and Content
Title: Ken Englund Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1940-1970
Collection number: 1106
Extent: 120 boxes (60 linear ft.)
5 oversize boxes
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,
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.
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.
[Identification of item], Ken Englund Papers (Collection 1106). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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
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.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
Television writers--United States--Archival resources.
Ken Englund Collection of scripts for motion pictures, television, radio and the stage, 1933-1965 (Collection 157). Available
at Arts Library Special Collections, UCLA.