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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Howard J. Green papers
    Date (inclusive): circa 1920-1959
    Collection number: 291
    Creator: Green, Howard J.
    Extent: 4.3 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    Howard J. Green papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Eleanor Levine, 1991


    Howard J. Green was an American writer and lyricist active from 1927 to 1959. He was the first president of the Screen Writers Guild and one of the founders of the Writers Guild of America, West.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Howard J. Green papers span the years circa 1920-1959 and encompass 4.3 linear feet. The collection contains writings by Green, including film and television scripts, treatments, and story material, with some related correspondence. A photocopied scrapbook covers his career in the 1920s and 1930s.


    Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

    Indexing Terms

    Green, Howard J. , 1893-1965--Archives.