Howard J. Green papers

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

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

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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.