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Inventory of the gay and lesbian television scripts and transcripts collection Coll2008.001
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  • Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Gay and Lesbian Television Scripts and Transcripts collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2008.001
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.8 linear feet [7 archives cartons]
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1986-1997
    Date (inclusive): 1965-2001
    Abstract: Scripts and transcripts of broadcast and cable network television programs, specials, and made-for-television movies, most with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender theme. The bulk of the collection contains scripts from the series Brothers (1984-1989) and Ellen (1994-1998).
    creator: ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives

    Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Box #, folder #, Gay and Lesbian Television Scripts and Transcripts Collection, Coll2008-001, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was assembled from scripts removed from various collections acquired by ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives and its predecessors prior to 2006.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Michael C. Oliveira, with assistance from Jim D. Deaton and Sócrates Silva, December 2007-January 2008.
    Additional scripts and transcripts were added to the collection in 2012.
    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of scripts and transcripts of episodes of broadcast and cable network television series, specials, and made-for-television movies, most with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender theme. The bulk of the collection contains scripts from the series, Brothers (1984-1989) and Ellen (1994-1998).

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged in the following series:

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Comedians
    Gay men on television
    Homosexuality on television
    Lesbian actresses
    Lesbianism on television
    Made-for-TV movies
    Men on television
    Puppet television programs
    Science fiction television programs
    Sexual minorities on television
    Television comedies
    Television programs
    Television scripts
    Television specials
    Women comedians
    Women on television