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Guide to the Film Scripts collection PA Mss 60
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  • Access Restrictions
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Film Scripts collection
    Identifier/Call Number: PA Mss 60
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 53.0 linear feet (53 cartons)
    Date (inclusive): 1959-2003
    Date (bulk): 1989-2003
    Abstract: Over 247 screenplays for major and independent American films written in the 1950s through 2003.
    Physical Location: The collection is located at the Southern Regional Library (SRLF). Inquire at Special Research Collections for access.

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Film Scripts collection, PA Mss 60. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Anonymous donation, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2013.

    Scope and Content

    Collection of screenplays from major and independent American films, 1959-2003 (bulk 1989-2003).


    This collection is divided into four series. Series I. Screenplays: 2005 Accession, comprises boxes 1-32. Folder and box numbers are unavailable for Series I. The screenplays have been filed alphabetically by title. Series II. Screenplays: 2010 Accession, comprises boxes 32-52, Series III. Screenplays: 2011 Accession, box 52, and Series IV. 2013 Accession, box 53. Box and folder numbers for Series II and III have been provided in this finding guide. Screenplays from Series II and III have been filed alphabetically by title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Motion picture plays