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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Access
  • Administrative Information
  • Cataloger's Notes
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement
  • Related Materials in the Huntington Library
  • Indexing: Added Entries
  • Indexing: Subjects
  • Indexing Terms

  • Overview of the Collection

    Title: Catherine Turney Papers
    Dates (inclusive): 1761-1998
    Bulk dates: 1934- 1985
    Collection Number: mssTurney papers
    Creator: Turney, Catherine.
    Extent: Approximately 4,000 items in 36 boxes and 5 volumes.
    Repository: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Manuscripts Department
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, California 91108
    Phone: (626) 405-2191
    Email: reference@huntington.org
    URL: http://www.huntington.org
    Abstract: This collection contains the papers of American screenwriter and writer Catherine Turney (1906-1998) chiefly dating from 1934-1985 and including manuscripts, research notes and files, correspondence, and ephemera. Among the manuscripts are drafts of her screenplays, television and movie treatments, biographies, and novels. The correspondence reflects Turney's communication with many people involved in or associated with the film, literary and art worlds in both America and England. Subjects in this collection also include: Hermione Baddeley; Empress Josephine; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Percy Shelley; George and Martha Washington; Warner Bros.; actresses; literary agents; women authors; California fiction and history.
    Language: English, French, Spanish, and German.

    Access

    Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.

    Administrative Information

    Publication Rights

    The Huntington retains the literary rights to the material. The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. Catherine Turney Papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

    Provenance

    Gift of Bettina Hanson Salter, April 27, 2005.

    Cataloger's Notes

    • 1. Materials pertaining to Catherine Turney’s sister, Elizabeth Turney, are listed under Elizabeth Turney Hanson.
    • 2. Virginia Scott Steele’s husband, Norman Nixon, was often referred to as Nick.
    • 3. The great majority of the collection is in English. Only a handful of items are in another language.
    • 4. Catherine Turney’s mother is referred to by her married name, Elizabeth Blamere Turney.
    • 5. The Huntington Library also has screenplay drafts of “Mildred Pierce” by Turney and some related letters (1944) - mssHM 71516-71519.
    • 6. Several items were transferred to the Huntington’s Rare Books Department:
      • Alexander, Diane. (1984). Playhouse. 1 item. Signed by author.
      • Behlmer, Rudy. Inside Warner Bros. (1935-1951). (1987). 2 items. Signed by author. Includes bookmark.
      • Dolman, Bob, and Ron Howard. (1992). Far and Away: The Illustrated Story of a Journey from Ireland to America in the 1890s. 1 item.
      • Francke, Lizzie. Script Girls: Women Screenwriters in Hollywood. (1994). 1 item. Signed by author.
      • MacDougall, Ranald, Albert J. LaValley, and James M. Cain. Mildred Pierce. (1980). 2 items. Includes 1 note from Peter to Catherine Turney.
      • Schwartz, Nancy Lynn, and Sheila Schwartz. (1982). The Hollywood Writers' Wars. 1 item. Signed by Sheila Schwartz.
      • -----. (1929). Biographical Sketch of Rev. Mother M. Hyacinth, Foundress of the Daughters of the Cross in America. 1 item. Front cover missing.

    Biographical Note

    Catherine Turney (1906-1998) was born on December 26, 1906, in Chicago, Illinois. Her family moved to Pasadena, California, in 1921. She graduated from Bishop’s School of La Jolla, California, in 1924.
    After graduation, Turney attended the Columbia School of Journalism for a year where she took courses in playwriting, stage work, and short story writing. Due to illness, Catherine Turney returned to Pasadena where, in 1928, she began classes at the Pasadena Community Playhouse under the direction of Gilmore Brown. It was here that she began writing plays for production on stage. Her first play, “Bitter Harvest” about Lord Byron’s alleged incestuous affair and daughter, was performed locally in 1933. In 1936, the play was opened in London starring Eric Portman and was soon hailed a success. She also wrote plays and programs for radio in the 1930s.
    She married Cyril E. Armbrister in 1931 and they divorced in 1938. She married Clifford Guthrie “George” Reynolds on February 18, 1940, and they divorced in 1949. After two unsuccessful marriages, Turney never married again, but she did have a long-term relationship with California artist Lenard Kester.
    Her success with “Bitter Harvest” prompted MGM to offer her a writing contract for 1936- 1937. She went back to the stage in 1937, writing “My Dear Children” with Jerry Horwin, starring John Barrymore, and other plays that were produced in Chicago and New York. World War II brought a shortage of writers in Hollywood and Warner Bros. story editor Jim Geller offered her a contract in 1943. At Warner Bros., Turney developed a reputation for being a woman’s writer and wrote for Barbara Stanwyck, Bette Davis, and Joan Crawford. She went back to MGM in 1948, but is not credited for her work there. She wrote three movies independently in the 1950s, “No Man of her Own” for Paramount Pictures, “Japanese War Bride” for Joseph Bernhard Productions Inc., and “Back from the Dead” for Emirau Productions Inc.
    From the late 1950s to the early 1960s, Turney wrote for television. Her credits include, “Maverick,” “General Hospital,” “Alcoa Presents,” and “The Wonderful World of Disney.” In the late 1950s she turned her attention to fiction and biographies. Her first novel, The Other One, was published in 1952 and was made into a motion picture in 1957. Her most famous published work, published in 1974, is her biography of Elizabeth Medora Leigh, the third daughter of Augusta Leigh and the reputed daughter of Lord Byron. Titled, Byron’s Daughter, Turney spent years researching, writing, and then defending her first scholarly work. Despite her prolific writing in a variety of mediums, Catherine Turney spent much of her life suffering from financial troubles, though she did, however, have many friends. She died in 1998.

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains the papers of American screenwriter and writer Catherine Turney (1906-1998) chiefly dating from 1934-1985 and including manuscripts, research notes and files, correspondence, and ephemera.
    There are 711 items in the manuscript section which are arranged alphabetically by author and then title. Materials without author and title are arranged alphabetically by type. Oversize materials are located in boxes 34 and 35. The manuscripts consist of various screenplays, television and movie treatments, biographies, and novels, both published and unpublished, written by Turney throughout her career (some written with co-authors such as Jerry Horwin and Stephen Longstreet). The collection includes an unproduced screenplay, written for Bette Davis titled “Angel Manager.” A version of the screenplay for “Of Human Bondage” is located in the manuscripts. Also included is one of the first scripts for “Japanese War Bride,” originally titled “East is East.” There are materials related to Turney’s first play, “Bitter Harvest,” including two published copies with Turney’s edits, and her most successful play, “My Dear Children.” The manuscripts contain drafts of Byron’s Daughter and Turney’s research notes for that book. Other manuscripts include: a draft of her biography “The Patriarch,” which was intended to illuminate the lives of the women in George Washington’s life; a fictional trilogy regarding early California entitled “Light in the Spring,” “Manifest Destiny,” and “Fruit of the Vine”; and a biography of Aimée Dubuc de Rivery entitled “The Beautiful One.” Research notes and materials for her biographies and novels are listed under “Note cards” and “Notes.” There are reviews of Turney’s biographies and novels, two interviews with Catherine Turney, and poetry written by Turney while she attended Bishop’s School. Of note are seventeen drawings by the artist Stephen Longstreet. There are also manuscripts relating to the creation and early days of the Pasadena Community Playhouse and two manuscripts regarding Catherine Turney’s experiences with John Barrymore in the 1930s while he played the leading role in “My Dear Children.”
    Correspondence consists of approximately 2,000 items arranged alphabetically by author. The majority of the correspondence is either to or from Catherine Turney. The topics range from business matters regarding her scripts and book deals to personal matters. Many of the letters to and from publishing companies are requests and permissions for the use of copyrighted material in Catherine Turney’s published works. The most common topic of her business correspondence in the late 1970s was her dispute with the heirs of Lord Byron regarding her use of the book Lord Noel Byron and the Leighs. The financial and legal debates prevented her from finishing her work on George Washington for the bicentennial. Catherine Turney corresponded with many people involved in or associated with the film, literary and art worlds in both America and England. Notable participants include: L.E. Berman; Muriel Box; Shirley Burke; Virginia Scott Steele; Stephen Longstreet; John Collier; Bette Davis, Joan Crawford and Barbara Stanwyck; and Eric Portman. Also included are: Elaine Barrie Barrymore; John Barrymore; Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer; Charles Scribner, Charles Scribner’s Sons; Byron Society (American Committee); CBS; KABC; KHJ-TV; Jerry Horwin; Pasadena Playhouse Association; Screen Writers’ Guild; and the Writers Guild of America, West. A friend of Catherine Turney, Jeane Oldham, wrote to her about the funeral of Paul von Hindenburg and descriptions of Germany in mourning, including German reactions to Hitler’s speech on the occasion. A box of correspondence was found later and added to the collection which contains letters by Lenard Kester to Catherine Turney and a letter by Arthur Schwartz.
    The ephemera section consists of 938 items arranged alphabetically by type and then subject where appropriate. The ephemera includes records pertaining to both of Turney’s divorces, property that she owned in Pasadena, her contracts with movie and television studios, publishing agreements for books and magazine articles, and royalty statements. There are copies of magazines which published her work, research materials for her various works, and newspaper and magazine clippings regarding her works. Research materials for “The Patriarch” include photocopies of letters from George Washington, Martha Washington, and Nathanael Greene. The Turney Family Ephemera consists of newspaper clippings regarding her mother’s singing career, ephemera associated with that career and ephemera related to her father’s company. The Catherine Turney Ephemera includes a wedding book from her second marriage and applications she filled out for the Producer-Writers Guild of America Pension Plan and Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital. Also included in this folder is a photocopy of her interview from the book Screenwriter by Lee Server. The ephemera pertaining to the Pasadena Community Playhouse consists of one brochure from 1937, three copies of the “Pasadena Playhouse Hall of Fame 1982,” and two newspaper clippings regarding the 1979 fundraiser.
    There are photographs of Catherine Turney and her family as well as photographs of friends, including a personalized, autographed photo of Bette Davis.
    The volume section consists of five items. There is a children’s book that was a gift to Turney from her father and a religious text. Seven items were transferred to the Rare Books Department. They are listed at the end of the finding aid.
    Other subjects in the collection include: Abdülhamid I, Sultan of the Turks; Actresses; Hermione Baddeley; Sally Benson; Henry Blanke; Curtis Bernhardt; Daniel Boone and family; Sydney Box; California fiction; Church of the Ascension (Sierra Madre, Calif.); Bette Davis; Aimée Dubuc de Rivery; Baron Bryan Fairfax; Gerald Gardiner; Paul von Hindenburg; Arthur Raleigh Humphreys; Impressionism in California; Empress Josephine; literary agents; Mahmud II, Sultan of the Turks; Mildred Pierce (Motion picture); Motion Picture Association of America. Production Code Administration; Quarter Circle U Ranch (Mont.); Ben Raeburn; screenwriters; Selim III, Sultan of the Turks; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Sierra Madre (Calif.); Anne Strick; television writers; Warner Bros.; George and Martha Washington; Rebecca West; and World War II.

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized in the following manner: Manuscripts (Boxes 1-14); Correspondence (Boxes 14-26); Ephemera (Boxes 26-33); Oversize (34-35); and Volumes.

    Related Materials in the Huntington Library

    Indexing: Added Entries

    Barrymore, Elaine Barrie
    • Signer of production agreement in E. Noyer letter (1939, Jan. 30) to Jerry Horwin. Box 19 (37).
    • Co-addressee of Catherine Turney and Jerry Horwin letter (1939, June 27). Box 25 (4).
    Barrymore, John, 1882-1942
    • Co-addressee of Catherine Turney and Jerry Horwin letter (1939, June 27). Box 25 (4).
    Box, Muriel, 1905-
    • Addressee of Catherine Turney letters (1972-1973). Box 21 (37).
    Charles Scribner’s Sons
    • Addressee of Richard G. Montgomery letter [undated]. Box 19 (24).
    • Addressee of Pierpont Morgan Library letter (1972, Jan. 25). Box 20 (13).
    • Addressee of Catherine Turney letters (1972-1973). Box 22 (11).
    Davis, Bette, 1908-1989
    • Author of two letters in Catherine Turney “To Bette, With Love:” [essay] (1940-1992). Box 12 (1).
    Horwin, Jerry
    • Co-author with Catherine Turney of “One More Genius:” [play] [before 1939]. Box 14 (1).
    • Co-author with Catherine Turney of “One More Genius:” [play] [before 1939]. Box 14 (2).
    • Co-addressee of M.D.C. Corporation letter (1940). Box 18 (25).
    • Co-addressee E. Noyer letter (1939, Jan. 30). Box 19 (37).
    • Addressee of Edmond Pauker letter (1940, Jan. 16). Box 20 (4).
    • Co-addressee of Edmond Pauker letter (1952, Dec. 12). Box 20 (5).
    • Co-author with Catherine Turney of letters (1939) to Richard Aldrich and Richard Myers. Box 25 (3).
    • Co-author with Catherine Turney of letter (1939, June 27) to John Barrymore, 1882- 1942 and Elaine Barrie Barrymore. Box 25 (4).
    • Co-author with Catherine Turney of letter (1942) to General Service Studios. Box 25 (5).
    • Co-author with Catherine Turney of letter (1952, Dec. 9) to Edmond Pauker. Box 25 (6).
    • Co-addressee of Laura Wilck letter (1941, Mar. 31). Box 25 (45).
    • Addressee of William Morris Agency letter (1939, Mar. 16). Box 25 (48).
    Longstreet, Stephen, 1907-2002
    • Co-author with Catherine Turney of “Man and Wife:” [play] (1939). Box 14 (3).
    • Co-author with Catherine Turney of “The Red Pavillion [sic]:” [play] [undated]. Box 14 (4).
    • Addressee of Lenard Kester letters (1950). Box 17 (59).
    • Co-addressee of C.H. Motter letter (1948, Jan. 27). Box 19 (27).
    • Addressee of Catherine Turney letters (1950) to Stephen Longstreet, 1907-2002. Box 23 (14).

    Indexing: Subjects

    Abdülhamid I, Sultan of the Turks, 1725-1789
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (3).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.60-77] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (4).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.86-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (5).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.175-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (6).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One: Full Outline of the Rest of the Chapters:” [after 1978] prospectus by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (7).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (1).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Beautiful One:” [undated]. Box 31 (9).
    Actresses
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    Baddeley, Hermione, 1908-1986
    • Subject in I. V. (Ira Victor)Morris, 1903- letters (1968) to Catherine Turney. Box 19 (26).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1968) to I. V. (Ira Victor) Morris, 1903-. Box 23 (36).
    Barrymore, Elaine Barrie
    • Subject in “Dear John:” [undated] essay by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (10).
    • Subject in untitled manuscript beginning, “Jerry Horwin and I came to write “My Dear Children” more or less by accident” (1975) essay by Catherine Turney. Box 13 (6).
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    • Subject in M.D.C. Corporation letter (1940) to Jerry Horwin and Catherine Turney. Box 18 (25).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1990, July 6) to Richard Fetters. Box 22 (28).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1939-1940) to Elizabeth Turney Hanson. Box 22 (40).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1975, May 16) to John Kobler. Box 23 (3).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1990, July 16) to Richard. Box 24 (61).
    Barrymore, John, 1882-1942
    • Subject in “Dear John:” [undated] essay by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (10).
    • Subject in untitled manuscript beginning, “Jerry Horwin and I came to write “My Dear Children” more or less by accident” (1975) essay by Catherine Turney. Box 13 (6).
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    • Subject in I. Robert Broder letter (1940, May 17) to Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
    • Subject in M.D.C. Corporation letter (1940) to Jerry Horwin and Catherine Turney. Box 18 (25).
    • Subject in E. Noyer letter (1939, Jan. 30) to Jerry Horwin. Box 19 (37).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1979, Aug. 15) to Margaret Blackstone. Box 21 (34).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1990, July 6) to Richard Fetters. Box 22 (28).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1939-1940) to Elizabeth Turney Hanson. Box 22 (40).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1975, May 16) to John Kobler. Box 23 (3).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1990, July 16) to Richard. Box 24 (61).
    Benson, Sally, 1900-1972
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    Bernhardt, Curtis, 1899-1981
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    Blanke, Henry, 1901-1981
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820--Family
    • Subject in Silverado Museum letter (1982, Nov. 18) to Barbara R. Warner. Box 20 (49).
    Box, Muriel, 1905-
    • Subject in Shirley Burke letters (1971-1975) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (31).
    Box, Sydney, 1907-1983
    • Subject in Muriel Box letters (1962-1979) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (19).
    Brandt & Brandt
    • Subject in Carol Brandt, 1904-1984 letter (1959, Oct. 23) to Harold Ober Associates. Box 15 (20).
    • Subject in Carol Brandt 1904-1984 letters (1960-1961) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (21).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1960-1961) to Carol Brandt, 1904-1984. Box 21 (39).
    Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” [undated] play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (9).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (10).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936-1972) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (1).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (2).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (4).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (5).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (6).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (7).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (8).
    • Subject in “A Lifelong Fascination with Byron: Confessions of an Amateur Scholar:” [after 1972] essay by Catherine Turney. Box 5 (2).
    • Subject in Note cards: “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] by Catherine Turney. Box 6 (1).
    • Subject in Notes: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1974-1994) Catherine Turney. Box 7 (2).
    • Subject in Notes: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1972-1982) Catherine Turney. Box 7 (3).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1932-1974). Box 32 (1).
    Byron Society
    • Subject in Byron Society. American Committee letter (1978, Feb. 1) to “Members.” Box 16 (3).
    • Subject in Byron Society. American Committee letter (1978, Apr. 18) to Nancy Terry. Box 16 (4).
    • Subject in Byron Society. American Committee letters (1978) to Elizabeth Woodall. Box 16 (5).
    • Subject in Marsha M. Manns letters (1979-1987) to Catherine Turney. Box 19 (3).
    • Subject in Janice Smith letters (1977-1988) to Catherine Turney. Box 21 (1).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1978, Mar. 28) to Stuart Ende. Box 22 (25).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1981) to Michael Rees, 1931-. Box 24 (3).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1975-1981) to Janice Smith. Box 24 (15).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1973) to Elizabeth Woodall. Box 24 (48).
    • Subject in Ephemera: Byron Society (1974-1981). Box 27 (8).
    California - Fiction
    • Subject in Notes: “Light in the Spring;” “Manifest Destiny;” and “Fruit of the Vine:” (1976-1978) by L.B. Magee. Box 1 (10).
    • Subject in “Light in the Spring:” [undated] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 5 (3).
    • Subject in “Manifest Destiny; Fruit of the Vine:” [undated] synopses by Catherine Turney. Box 5 (4).
    • Subject in Note cards: “Light in the Spring”; “Manifest Destiny”; and “Fruit of the Vine:” [undated] by Catherine Turney.
    • Subject in Notes: “Light in the Spring”; “Manifest Destiny”; and “Fruit of the Vine:” [undated] by Catherine Turney.
    • Subject in Lewis B. Magee letters (1976-1981) to Catherine Turney. Box 18 (29).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1976-1977) to Lewis B. Magee. Box 23 (22).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “Light in the Spring” (1976-1979).
    Charles Scribner’s Sons
    • Subject in Norman Kotker letters (1976) to Shirley Burke. Box 18 (1).
    • Subject in Norman Kotker letter (1972, May 31) to Gerald J. Pollinger. Box 18 (2).
    • Subject in Norman Kotker letters (1972-1975) to Catherine Turney. Box 18 (3).
    • Subject in Gerald J. Pollinger letter (1972, Apr. 27) to Norman Kotker. Box 20 (16).
    • Subject in Charles Scribner, 1921-1995 letter (1976, Jan. 19) to Shirley Burke. Box 20 (42).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1971-1974) to Norman Kotker. Box 23 (5).
    Church of the Ascension (Sierra Madre, Calif.)
    • Subject in “Absolute Standards:” [c. 1991] essay by Henry A. Barber. Box 1 (1).
    • Subject in “Transcripts of Notes Taken of Interview with Fr. Erlandson:” (1985, Feb. 19) by Catherine Turney.
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1985, June 7) to Mrs. Wimmer. Box 24 (43).
    • Subject in Ephemera: Church of the Ascension (Sierra Madre, Calif.) (1982-1992). Box 27 (11).
    Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    • Subject in Albert J. LaValley letters (1980-1981) to Catherine Turney. Box 18 (6).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1979, Aug. 15) to Margaret Blackstone. Box 21 (34).
    Davis, Bette, 1908-1989
    • Subject in “To Bette, With Love:” (1940-1992) essay by Catherine Turney. Box 12 (1).
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    • Subject in Charles Champlin, 1926- letters (1983-1992) to Catherine Turney. Box 16 (11).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1981, Aug. 15) to Betsy Truax. Box 24 (26).
    • Subject in Photographs ([1909]-1997). Box 31 (2).
    Dramatists Play Service (New York, N.Y.)
    • Subject in F. Andrew Leslie letters (1967) to Catherine Turney. Box 18 (9).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter [1967] to F. Andrew Leslie. Box 23 (7).
    Dubuc de Rivery, Aimée, 1776-1817
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (3).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.60-77] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (4).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.86-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (5).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.175-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (6).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One: Full Outline of the Rest of the Chapters:” [after 1978] prospectus by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (7).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (1).
    • Subject in Nermin Streater letters (1981) to Catherine Turney. Box 21 (15).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Beautiful One:” [undated]. Box 31 (9).
    Fairfax, Bryan Fairfax, Baron, 1736-1802
    • Subject in Notes: “The Patriarch:” (1973) by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (5).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (6).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 8 (7).
    • Subject in Monimia F. MacRae letters (1974) to Catherine Turney. Box 18 (28).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Patriarch:” (1761-[1976]). Box 32 (3).
    Gardiner, Gerald, 1900-
    • Subject in Muriel Box letters (1962-1979) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (19).
    Harold Ober Associates
    • Subject in Dorothy Olding letters (1957-1989) to Catherine Turney. Box 19 (41).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1950, Oct. 4) to Harold Ober. Box 23 (46).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1957-1972) to Dorothy Olding. Box 23 (47).
    Hindenburg, Paul von, 1847-1934--Death & burial
    • Subject in Jeane [Oldham] letters (1934) to Catherine Turney. Box 19 (39).
    Humphreys, A. R. (Arthur Raleigh), 1911-
    • Subject in K. Jean Humphreys letters (1979-1989) to Catherine Turney. Box 17 (52).
    Impressionism (Art)--California
    • Subject in Virginia Steele Scott letters (1971-1974) to Lenard Kester. Box 20 (38).
    Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (3).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.60-77] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (4).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.86-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (5).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.175-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (6).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One: Full Outline of the Rest of the Chapters:” [after 1978] prospectus by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (7).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (1).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Beautiful One:” [undated]. Box 31 (9).
    Leigh, Augusta, 1784-1851
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” [undated] play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (9).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (10).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936-1972) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (1).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (2).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (4).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (5).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (6).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (7).
    • Subject in Note cards: “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] by Catherine Turney. Box 6 (1).
    • Subject in Notes: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1974-1994) by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (2).
    • Subject in Notes: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1972-1982) by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (3).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1932-1974). Box 32 (1).
    Leigh, Elizabeth Medora, 1814-1849
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” [undated] play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (9).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (10).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936-1972) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (1).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (2).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (4).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (5).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (6).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (7).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (8).
    • Subject in “A Lifelong Fascination with Byron: Confessions of an Amateur Scholar:” [after 1972] essay by Catherine Turney. Box 5 (2).
    • Subject in Note cards: “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] by Catherine Turney. Box 6 (1).
    • Subject in Notes: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1974-1994) by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (2).
    • Subject in Notes: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1972-1982) by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (3).
    • Subject in “Prospectus for TV Series:” [undated] treatment by Catherine Turney. Box 9 (9).
    • Subject in untitled book review beginning, “This is the first full-length portrait of Elizabeth Medora Leigh…” [c. 1972] by John D. Weaver. Box 14 (7).
    • Subject in untitled book review beginning, “Recently there have been biographies of Mary Woolstonecraft [sic]…” [c.1972] by Edith Dunham Webber.
    • Subject in Gerald J. Pollinger letter (1972, Apr. 27) to Norman Kotker. Box 20 (16).
    • Subject in Marie Sarrieu letter [1970] to Catherine Turney. Box 20 (37).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1932-1974). Box 32 (1).
    Literary agents - Correspondence
    • Subject in Shirley Burke letter (1973, Jan. 8) to Émil-Paul Fréres. Box 15 (30).
    • Subject in Shirley Burke letters (1971-1975) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (31).
    • Subject in Shirley Burke letters (1976-1981) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (32).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1971-1981) to Shirley Burke. Box 22 (5).
    Longstreet, Stephen, 1907-2002
    • Subject in Norman Nixon letters (1950-1973) to Catherine Turney. Box 19 (36).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1958, June 17) to [Raymond Burr, 1917-1993]. Box 22 (6).
    • Subject in Contracts (1939-1979). Box 27 (4).
    Mahmud II, Sultan of the Turks, 1784-1839
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (3).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.60-77] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (4).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.86-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (5).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.175-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (6).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One: Full Outline of the Rest of the Chapters:” [after 1978] prospectus by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (7).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (1).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Beautiful One:” [undated]. Box 31 (9).
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co.
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1979, Aug. 15) to Margaret Blackstone. Box 21 (34).
    • Subject in VHS (TM): “MGM Archival Interviews: Catherine Turney” (1995, May 26). Box 33 (2).
    • Subject in VHS (TM): “MGM Archival Interviews: Catherine Turney” (1995, May 26). Box 33 (3).
    Mildred Pierce (Motion picture)
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    • Subject in Albert J. LaValley letters (1980-1981) to Catherine Turney. Box 18 (6).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1979, Aug. 15) to Margaret Blackstone. Box 21 (34).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1980) to Albert J. LaValley. Box 23 (6).
    • Subject in Ephemera: “Mildred Pierce:” (1944). Box 27 (14).
    Motion Picture Association of America. Production Code Administration
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    Pasadena Community Playhouse
    • Subject in Untitled manuscript beginning, “How the collection came to the library by Peggy Ebright” [undated] by Peggy Ebright. Box 1 (5).
    • Subject in “Gilmore Brown:” ([1960]-1982) essay by Catherine Turney. Box 4 (8).
    • Subject in “A Lifelong Fascination with Byron: Confessions of an Amateur Scholar:” [after 1972] essay by Catherine Turney. Box 5 (2).
    • Subject in “Virginia:” [1979] essay by Catherine Turney. Box 13 (3).
    • Subject in Karen J. Blair letter (1983, Aug. 29) to Martin Ridge. Box 15 (15).
    • Subject in Charles Levin letter (1959, Dec. 17) to Catherine Turney. Box 18 (10).
    • Subject in Marjorie Lounsbury letter (1996, June 21) to Catherine Turney. Box 18 (22).
    • Subject in Stephen Lyons letter (1939-1990) to Susan Naulty. Box 18 (24).
    • Subject in Pasadena Playhouse Alumni & Associates letter (1996, May 11) to Catherine Turney. Box 20 (1).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1979, Aug. 15) to Margaret Blackstone. Box 21 (34).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter [after 1986] to Pasadena Playhouse Alumni & Associates. Box 23 (51).
    • Subject in Ephemera: “Bitter Harvest” (1933-1936). Box 27 (7).
    • Subject in Ephemera: Catherine Turney (1940-1992). Box 27 (10).
    • Subject in Ephemera: Pasadena Community Playhouse (1937-1982). Box 28 (2).
    • Subject in Newspaper and Magazine Clippings: Catherine Turney (1937-1993). Box 30 (5).
    • Subject in Photographs ([1909]-1997). Box 31 (2).
    Pierpont Morgan Library
    • Subject in Herbert Cahoon, 1918-2000 letters (1960-1972) to Catherine Turney. Box 16 (7).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letters (1960-1972) to Herbert Cahoon, 1918-2000. Box 22 (8).
    Portman, Eric, 1903-1969
    • Subject in “A Lifelong Fascination with Byron: Confessions of an Amateur Scholar:” [after 1972] essay by Catherine Turney. Box 5 (2).
    • Subject in L.E. Berman letters (1935-1945) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (12).
    • Subject in Ephemera: “Bitter Harvest:” (1933-1936). Box 27 (7).
    • Subject in Newspaper and Magazine Clippings: “Bitter Harvest:” (1934-1936). Box 30 (3).
    Quarter Circle U Ranch (Mont.)
    • Subject in Jack [Brewster] letter [undated] to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (22).
    • Subject in Robert Smith letters (1978-1996) to Catherine Turney. Box 21 (3).
    Raeburn, Ben
    • Subject in Shirley Burke letters (1971-1975) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (31).
    Scott, Virginia Steele
    • Subject in “Virginia:” [1979] essay by Catherine Turney. Box 13 (3).
    • Subject in Norman Nixon letters (1950-1973) to Catherine Turney. Box 19 (36).
    Selim III, Sultan of the Turks, 1761-1808
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (3).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.60-77] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (4).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.86-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (5).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One:” [p.175-188] [after 1978] novel by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (6).
    • Subject in “The Beautiful One: Full Outline of the Rest of the Chapters:” [after 1978] prospectus by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (7).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Beautiful One:” [after 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (1).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Beautiful One:” [undated]. Box 31 (9).
    Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” [undated] play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (9).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (10).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936-1972) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (1).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (2).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (4).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (5).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (6).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (8).
    • Subject in Note cards: “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] by Catherine Turney. Box 6 (1).
    • Subject in Notes: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1974-1994) Catherine Turney. Box 7 (2).
    • Subject in Notes: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1972-1982) Catherine Turney. Box 7 (3).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1932-1974). Box 32 (1).
    Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” [undated] play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (9).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 2 (10).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936-1972) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (1).
    • Subject in “Bitter Harvest:” (1936) play by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (2).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (4).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (5).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (6).
    • Subject in “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 3 (8).
    • Subject in Note cards: “Byron’s Daughter:” [before 1972] by Catherine Turney. Box 6 (1).
    • Subject in Notes: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1974-1994) Catherine Turney. Box 7 (2).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “Byron’s Daughter:” (1932-1974). Box 32 (1).
    Sierra Madre (Calif.) - Church history
    • Subject in “Absolute Standards:” [c. 1991] essay by Henry A. Barber. Box 1 (1).
    • Subject in “Transcripts of Notes Taken of Interview with Fr. Erlandson:” (1985, Feb. 19) by Catherine Turney.
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1985, June 7) to Mrs. Wimmer. Box 24 (43).
    • Subject in Ephemera: Church of the Ascension (Sierra Madre, Calif.) (1982-1992). Box 27 (11).
    Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    • Subject in Betsy Swart letters (1981) to Catherine Turney. Box 21 (19).
    Strick, Anne
    • Subject in Shirley Burke letters (1971-1975) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (31).
    • Subject in Shirley Burke letters (1976-1981) to Catherine Turney. Box 15 (32).
    Warner Bros.
    • Subject in “Catherine Turney:” [after 1981] essay by Joanne Louis Yeck. Box 14 (9).
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    • Subject in Steve Trilling letter (1946-1947) to Catherine Turney. Box 21 (21).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney memorandum (1947, Sep. 18) to Steve Trilling. Box 24 (25).
    • Subject in Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967) letter (1946, Dec. 6) to Catherine Turney. Box 25 (33).
    • Subject in Contracts (1939-1979). Box 27 (4).
    Washington, George, 1732-1799 - Biography
    • Subject in Note cards: “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 6 (4).
    • Subject in Note cards: “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 6 (5).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Patriarch:” (1973) by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (5).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (6).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 8 (7).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 8 (8).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 9 (1).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 9 (2).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch;” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 9 (3).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch;” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 9 (4).
    • Subject in untitled manuscript beginning, “Washington Idea” [undated] prospectus by Catherine Turney. Box 13 (7).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Patriarch:” (1761-[1976]). Box 32 (3).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Patriarch:” (1932-1976). Box 32 (4).
    Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 - Biography
    • Subject in Note cards: “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 6 (4).
    • Subject in Note cards: “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 6 (5).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Patriarch:” (1973) by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (5).
    • Subject in Notes: “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] by Catherine Turney. Box 7 (6).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 8 (7).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 8 (8).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 9 (1).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 9 (2).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 9 (3).
    • Subject in “The Patriarch:” [before 1978] biography by Catherine Turney. Box 9 (4).
    • Subject in untitled manuscript beginning, “Washington Idea” [undated] prospectus by Catherine Turney. Box 13 (7).
    • Subject in Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union letters (1973-1978) to Catherine Turney. Box 19 (28).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Patriarch:” (1761-[1976]). Box 32 (3).
    • Subject in Research Materials: “The Patriarch:” (1932-1976). Box 32 (4).
    West, Rebecca, 1892-1983
    • Subject in Charles Champlin, 1926- letters (1983-1992) to Catherine Turney. Box 16 (11).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1982, May 17) to Mike Bygrave. Box 22 (7).
    • Subject in Catherine Turney letter (1983, Mar. 21) to Charles Champlin, 1926-. Box 22 (9).
    Wilson, Harold, 1916-1995
    • Subject in Miscellaneous Manuscripts [undated] by Elizabeth Payette. Box 1 (13).
    World War II
    • Subject in Ration Books: World War II (1942-1945). Box 31(80).
    Writers Guild of America
    • Subject in “Interview with Catherine Turney:” (1974, May 1). Box 14 (13).
    • Subject in Alice Penneman letter (1956, Jan. 23) to Writers Guild of America, West. Box 20 (9).
    • Subject in Writers Guild of America, West letters (1976-1986) to “The Membership.” Box 26 (1).
    • Subject in Writers Guild of America, West letters (1959-[1970]) to Catherine Turney. Box 26 (2).
    • Subject in Ephemera: Catherine Turney (1940-1992). Box 27 (10).
    • Subject in Ephemera: Writers Guild of America, West (1954-1985). Box 28 (4).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Huntington Library's Online Catalog.  

    Subjects

    Baddeley, Hermione, 1908-1986.
    Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.
    Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977.
    Dubuc de Rivery, Aimée, 1776-1817.
    Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814.
    Leigh, Augusta, 1784-1851.
    Leigh, Elizabeth Medora, 1814-1849.
    Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
    Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822.
    Turney, Catherine.
    Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    Washington, Martha, 1731-1802.
    Motion Picture Association of America. Production Code Administration.
    Warner Bros.
    Writers Guild of America.
    Mildred Pierce (Motion picture)
    Actresses -- United States.
    Literary agents -- Correspondence.
    Screenwriters -- United States.
    Women -- California.
    Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Archives.
    California -- Fiction.
    California -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

    Forms/Genres

    Contracts -- United States -- 20th century.
    Drawings -- United States -- 20th century.
    Letters (correspondence) -- United States -- 20th century.
    Magazines -- United States -- 20th century.
    Manuscripts for publication -- United States -- 20th century.
    Photographs -- United States -- 20th century.
    Research notes -- United States -- 20th century.
    Screenplays -- United States -- 20th century.
    Scripts (documents) -- United States -- 20th century.

    Additional Contributors

    Barrymore, Elaine Barrie.
    Barrymore, John, 1882-1942.
    Berman, L. E.
    Box, Muriel, 1905-1991.
    Burke, Shirley.
    Collier, John, 1901-1980.
    Horwin, Jerry.
    Longstreet, Stephen, 1907-2002.
    Portman, Eric, 1903-1969.
    Scott, Virginia Steele.
    Scribner, Charles, 1921-1995.
    Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990.
    Byron Society. American Committee.
    Charles Scribner's Sons.
    Columbia Broadcasting System, inc.
    Columbia Pictures Corporation.
    KABC-TV (Television station : Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
    KHJ-TV (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
    Pasadena Playhouse Association.
    Screen Writers' Guild, recipient.
    Writers Guild of America, West.