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Collection of Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda television scripts
MS 210  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Historical Note
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda television scripts
    Date (inclusive): 1999-2004
    Collection Number: MS 210
    Extent: 3.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists of television scripts from Seasons 1-5 of the Canadian-American science fiction television series, Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda (2000-2005), also known as Andromeda, which was based on unused material from screenwriter Gene Roddenberry. The collection also includes a script of an unaired episode from Season Two. The majority of the scripts are rough drafts and written before their air date.
    Languages: English .


    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Collection of Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda television scripts (MS 210). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Tribune Entertainment, 2005.

    Processing History

    This collection was processed by Julianna Gil, Student Processing Assistant, 2017.
    Processing of the Collection of Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda television scripts was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Historical Note

    Eugene (Gene) Wesley Roddenberry was born in El Paso, Texas on August 19, 1921; he passed away on October 24, 1991 in Santa Monica, California. Roddenberry was recognized for creating the original Star Trek television series.
    Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe and produced by Majel Barrett (Roddenberry's widow). The series ran for five seasons from October 2, 2000 to May 13, 2005. The series was based on Roddenberry's unused notes that he left behind after his passing. The series is set in the far distant future, where spaceships travel between galaxies through "slipstreams." Captain Dylan Hunt and his crew navigate the warship, Andromeda, throughout the universe to restore peace and civilization.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection contains television scripts from Seasons 1-5 of the science-fiction series, Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda, including a script for an unaired episode in Season Two.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged by episode number.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda (Television program)
    Science fiction

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Television scripts