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Finding Aid for the Tony Barrett Papers, 1952-1973
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Finding Aid for the Tony Barrett Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1952-1973
    Collection number: 61
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Tony Barrett was a talented writer and producer who contributed to a variety of radio, television, and motion pictures projects. Among those projects were: The Mod Squad, Burke's Law, Felony Squad, Peter Gunn, and the Snoop Sisters. The collection consists of script and production material related to his career.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collections 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.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Toney Barrett Papers (Collection 61). Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.


    Tony Barrett was born May 24, 1916 in NY, New York. He was married to writer Steffi Barrett. The multi-talented Barrett was a radio and screen actor, screenwriter and television writer and producer. Among his numerous credits are The Mod Squad, Burke's Law, Felony Squad, Peter Gunn, and the Snoop Sisters. He died of cancer in Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1974.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of material related to the career of producer and writer, Tony Barrett. Includes scripts, production material, notes, and correspondence. Contains material for approximately 80 television series, 20 radio programs, and 10 motion pictures and teleplays including The Mod Squad (1968-73), Burke's Law (1963-6), Felony Squad (1966-7), Peter Gunn (1958-61), and Snoop Sisters (1973). Also includes bound volumes of scripts.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Scripts (documents).
    Radio writers--Archival resources.
    Barrett, Tony,--1916-1974--Archives.
    Television producers and directors--Archival resources.
    Television writers--Archival resources.