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Guide to the Mari Ruíz-Torres collection on The X-Files
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Description
This collection is primarily comprised of press clippings, publications, correspondence, and other material pertaining to The X-Files television program, motion pictures, and official fan club. Includes action figures of characters Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, realia featuring The X-Files logo, and newsletters from The X-Files Official Fan Club. Also represented in the collection are press clippings, publications, and other material regarding the series' actors Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny. Includes newsletters from the Official Gillian Anderson Web Site and press clippings of interviews with David Duchovny.
Background
The X-Files television program created by Chris Carter aired on the Fox Television Network from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002. The series followed FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully as they investigated unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena that became marginalized and referred to as "x-files." The success of the television program led to two motion pictures, the 1998 The X-Files: Fight the Future and the 2008 The X-Files: I Want to Believe, the latter playing on the famous series slogan coined by Fox Mulder. The program's end in 2002 made it, at the time, the longest running science fiction series in United States television broadcasting history.
Extent
3.75 linear feet (2 record storage boxes, 1 flat storage box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California 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 by the researcher.
Availability
This collection is open for research.