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Finding Aid for the Frederick Hazlitt Brennan Papers, 1955-1959
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frederick Hazlitt Brennan Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1955-1959
    Collection number: 951
    Creator: Brennan, Frederick Hazlitt, 1901-1962
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (1901-1962) was a rewrite man and political reporter for the St. Louis globe-Democrat (1921-23), a movie critic, feature and editorial writer for the St. Louis post-dispatch (1923-28), and a scenario writer for Fox Films, MGM, and First National Films (1928-30) before becoming a free lance writer of fiction. In 1955, he became the chief writer of the Wyatt Earp television series on the ABC network. The collection consists of 184 mimeographed scripts by Brennan for the Wyatt Earp television show, and four shooting scripts.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library 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 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

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Library Special Collections.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frederick Hazlitt Brennan Papers (Collection 951). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230413 

    Biography

    Brennan was born on September 23, 1901 in St. Louis, Missouri; attended University of Missouri, 1919-20; became a rewrite man and political reporter for the St. Louis globe-Democrat (1921-23), movie critic, feature and editorial writer for the St. Louis post-dispatch (1923-28), scenario writer for Fox Films, MGM, and First National Films, 1928-30; then became a free lance writer of fiction, contributing to Collier's, Saturday evening post, Liberty, Red book, Cosmopolitan, and others; in 1955 became the chief writer of the Wyatt Earp television series on ABC network; publications include: God got one vote (1927), Pie in the sky (1931), Memo to a firing squad (1943), and One of our H-bombs is missing (1955); he died on June 30, 1962.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of 184 mimeographed scripts by Brennan for the Wyatt Earp television show, and four shooting scripts.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Brennan, Frederick Hazlitt, 1901-1962--Archives.
    Television writers--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Authors, American.
    Television plays.