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Finding Aid for the Sam Ross Papers, 1941-1992
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Description
Sam Ross (1912-1998) was a author of plays, screen adaptations, television episodes, and books. The collection consists of literary manuscripts, correspondence, cassette tapes, and other printed material of Sam Ross.
Background
Sam Ross (originally Rosen) was born March 10, 1912 in Kiev, Russia; came to the U.S.; BS in journalism, Northwestern University, 1934; member, Writers Guild of America; with Lee Loeb, wrote My house is your house, produced on Broadway in 1970; wrote screen adaptation of He ran all the way; wrote television episodes for Ben Casey, Rawhide, The FBI, Mannix, and others; published books include He ran all the way (1947), Someday, Boy (1948), The sidewalks are free (1950), Port unknown (1951), This, too, is love (1953), You belong to me (1955), The tight corner (1956), The hustlers (1956), Ready for the tiger (1964), Hang-up (1968), The fortune machine (1970), The golden box (1971), and Solomon's palace (1973); he died in 1998 in Laguna Hills, California.
Extent
21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Restrictions
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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.