Harry M. Vernon papers

Special Collections
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Harry M. Vernon papers
Date (inclusive): 1927-1940
Collection number: 103
Creator: Vernon, Harry M.
Extent: 1.3 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Harry M. Vernon papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Harry Maurice Vernon was an American playwright and screenwriter. In the 1930s Vernon worked as a screenwriter for such studios as Fox and MGM.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Harry M. Vernon papers span the years 1927-1940 and encompass 1.3 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of unproduced story material. There are several contracts and a small amount of correspondence, which is concerned solely with Vernon's business dealings, including studios interested in his story material.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Subject files.

Indexing Terms

Vernon, Harry M. , 1880-1942--Archives.