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Barrett (Tony) Papers
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Tony Barrett papers
    creator: Barrett, Tony
    Identifier/Call Number: PASC.0061
    Physical Description: 70.5 Linear Feet (137 boxes, 65 volumes)
    Date (inclusive): 1952-1973
    Abstract: Tony Barrett was a talented writer and producer who contributed to a variety of radio, television, and motion pictures projects. Among those projects were: The Mod Squad, Burke's Law, Felony Squad, Peter Gunn, and the Snoop Sisters. The collection consists of script and production material related to his career.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.
    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary 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], Tony Barrett papers (Collection Number PASC 61). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift; 1975, 1980
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    Tony Barrett was born May 24, 1916 in NY, New York. He was married to writer Steffi Barrett. The multi-talented Barrett was a radio and screen actor, screenwriter and television writer and producer. Among his numerous credits are The Mod Squad, Burke's Law, Felony Squad, Peter Gunn, and the Snoop Sisters. He died of cancer in Los Angeles, CA, November 16, 1974.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of material related to the career of producer and writer, Tony Barrett. Includes scripts, production material, notes, and correspondence. Contains material for approximately 80 television series, 20 radio programs, and 10 motion pictures and teleplays including The Mod Squad (1968-73), Burke's Law (1963-6), Felony Squad (1966-7), Peter Gunn (1958-61), and Snoop Sisters (1973). Also includes bound volumes of scripts.

    Additional Collection Guides

    Paper finding aid is available in the Library Special Collections reading room at the Charles E. Young Research Library. A digital copy of that finding aid is available via this link Link to the Tony Barrett papers register .

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Radio writers -- Archives.
    Television producers and directors -- Archives.
    Television writers -- Archives.
    Scripts (documents).
    Barrett, Tony,1916-1974--Archives.