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Frank La Tourette papers, 1930s-1980s, bulk dates ca. 1960s-1970s
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Series 1. Biographical and Personal. ca. 1933-1934, 1978.

Physical Description: Boxes 1-2

Scope and Content Note

Contains copies of La Tourettes resume, what appears to be samples college coursework, and a University Bulletin publication with mention of his promotion to full professor.
Box 1, Folder 13

La Tourette resumes. no date.

Box 1, Folder 14

La Tourette college coursework. 1933-1934.

General note

Appears to be related to college coursework.
Box 2, Folder 10

University Bulletin. 1978.

General note

With mention of La Tourette's promotion to full professor.
 

Series 2. Writings by La Tourette. 1966.

Physical Description: Boxes 1-3

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the series are typed manuscript and published articles for the publication The Register. Also there are script pages for a project titled Winter's Dream, and two typed manuscripts, one titled Live By Satellite: the Story of Satellite Television, and the other untitled.
Box 1, Folder 15

Live By Satellite - typed manuscript. no date.

Box 1, Folder 17

Special to The Register - typed manuscript articles by La Tourette. no date.

General note

Some may correspond with published articles in The Register.
Box 2, Folder 5

Live By Satellite - typed manuscript. no date.

General note

Includes handwritten notes.
Box 2, Folder 11

Typed manuscript by La Tourette (untitled). no date.

Box 3, Folder 3

Winter's Dream script pages. no date.

General note

Script material with feedback.
Box 3, Folder 5

Published articles in The Register by La Tourette. 1966.

General note

Some may correspond to typed manuscript articles by La Tourette.
 

Series 3. Correspondence. ca. 1960s-1970s.

Physical Description: Boxes 1-2

Scope and Content Note

Includes business correspondence, notes and letters that appear to be from family, friends, and students, and a very small amount outgoing correspondence.
Box 1, Folder 5

Business correspondence. 1960s-1970s.

General note

Appears to be business correspondance. With Film, TV, Theater News (June 10, 1976) and flyer for Lets talk to Each Other (October 27, 1976).
Box 1, Folder 6

Student correspondence. 1972, 1975-1976.

General note

Notes that appear to be from students.
Box 1, Folder 18

Outgoing correspondence. no date.

Box 2, Folder 7

Personal correspondance. 1963, 1966.

General note

Appears to be from family and friends.
 

Series 4. Television Projects. 1955, 1966-1967, 1970-1975.

Physical Description: Boxes 1-3

Scope and Content Note

The series contains material related to television projects in which La Tourette was involved in some capacity. Included is a script for Land of the Giants, documents related to Election 72: 18 and Over, a very small number of notes and letters representing the filming of his documentary Vietnam: The Village War, and a nomination certificate for Best Producer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Box 1, Folder 1

1974 election coverage memos. 1974.

Box 1, Folder 2

ABC West Coast day logs. 1972-1975.

Box 1, Folder 7

Elections 1970. 1970.

Box 1, Folder 8

Election '72: 18 and Over. no date.

Box 2, Folder 4

Land of the Giants. 1967.

General note

The Crash - script.
Box 3, Folder 1

Vietnam notes, receipts, letter. 1966.

Box 3, Folder 2

VSTV 58 pamphlet. no date.

Box 3, Folder 17

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences certificate of nomination for Best Producer for Medic film series. 1955.

General note

Mounted on wood.
 

Series 5. Printed Material. 1930s-1980s.

Physical Description: Boxes 1-3

Scope and Content Note

The Printed Material is clippings and photocopied articles reflecting LaTourettes interests such as news journalism, satellite technology, documentary film-making, UCLA TV programming, and the UCLA Television Internship Program. Also included are magazine publications and other ephemera.
Box 1, Folder 3

Clippings about politics. 1975-1976.

Box 1, Folder 4

Clippings mentioning La Tourette. 1976, 1978.

Box 1, Folder 9

Assorted clippings. 1963-1966.

Box 1, Folder 10

Golden Mike Awards program. 1971.

Box 1, Folder 11

Hollywood Radio and Television Society. 1968-1970, 1973-1974.

General note

Five issues of Spike the Society's newsletter and other information related to the Society's activities.
Box 1, Folder 12

Clippings about KNXT. 1976.

Box 1, Folder 16

Clippings about UCLA Television Internship Program. 1979-1981.

General note

Related to Theatre Arts 192.
Box 2, Folder 1

Clippings about television. 1970s.

Box 2, Folder 2

Documentary: A Colloqium (The), folder 1 of 2. 1939, 1940s-1960s.

General note

Photocopied journal and magazine articles.
Box 2, Folder 3

Documentary: A Colloqium (The), folder 2 of 2. no date.

General note

Photocopied journal and magazine articles.
Box 2, Folder 6

Clippings about news journalism. 1960s-1972.

Box 2, Folder 8

Clippings about Vietnam: The Village War. 1966.

Box 2, Folder 9

Clippings about UCLA TV. 1971, 1977-1978.

Box 3, Folder 6

Molniya. 1965-1967.

General note

Photocopied clippings and articles.
Box 3, Folder 7

Molniya 1-A. 1965.

General note

Photocopied clippings and articles.
Box 3, Folder 8

Molniya 1-B. 1965.

General note

Photocopied and articles and notes.
Box 3, Folder 9

Molniya 1-C. 1966.

General note

Photocopied and articles and notes.
Box 3, Folder 10

Molniya 1-D. 1966.

General note

Photocopied clippings, articles, and notes.
Box 3, Folder 11

Domestic Satellites - CATV. mid-1960s-1976.

General note

Clippings memos and photocopied articles.
Box 3, Folder 12

Domestic Satellites - The Future. 1962, 1970, 1973.

General note

Clippings and photocopied articles.
Box 3, Folder 13

Domestic Satellites - Effect on U.S. Communications. no date.

General note

Clippings from Wall Street Journal.
Box 3, Folder 14

Intelsat III. 1966-1967.

General note

Clippings and photocopied articles.
Box 3, Folder 15

International systems and satellites. 1964 - 1967.

General note

Photocopied clippings and articles.
Box 3, Folder 16

Satellite broadcasting. 1952-1953, 1960s-1973.

General note

Clippings and photocopied articles.
 

Series 6. Photographs. No dates.

Physical Description: Box 1

Scope and Content Note

Contains one contact sheet and four snapshots from unknown event.
Box 1, Folder 19

Contact sheet and snapshots (4 items). no date.

 

Series 7. Unidentified Projects. No dates.

Physical Description: Boxes 2-3

Scope and Content Note

Two untitled typed manuscripts (authors unknown), and television program ideas by Vincent Dempsey.
Box 1, Folder 20

Prodigal Son (The) - typed manuscript. no date.

Box 2, Folder 12

Typed manuscript (untitled). no date.

Box 2, Folder 13

Typed manuscript (untitled). no date.

Box 3, Folder 4

Television program ideas by Vincent Dempsey. no date.