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Griffin (Merv) papers
PASC.0327  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Administrative/Biographical History
  • Scope and Contents

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Merv Griffin papers
    Creator: Griffin, Merv
    Identifier/Call Number: PASC.0327
    Physical Description: 82 Linear Feet (205 flat boxes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1940-circa 1999
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Unprocessed collection. Material is unavailable for access. Please contact Special Collections reference (spec-coll@library.ucla.edu) for more information.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Merv Griffin papers (Collection PASC 327). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Provenance unknown.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6249735 

    Administrative/Biographical History

    Merv Griffin (July 6, 1925-Aug. 12, 2007) was a big-band singer who became one of television's longest-running talk-show hosts and formidable innovators; while working as a host and beyond, he created some of television's most popular and long-running game shows.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection contains materials related to the career of Merv Griffin, one of television's longest-running talk-show hosts.