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Finding Aid for the William B. Adams Papers, 1977
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William B. Adams Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1977
    Collection number: 1205
    Creator: Adams, William B.
    Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: William B. Adams was professor of Theater Arts at UCLA. The collection consists of materials relating to the production of Adams' book, Handbook of motion picture production (c. 1977).
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of William B. Adams, 1978.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William B. Adams Papers (Collection 1205). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230297 


    William B. Adams was professor of Theater Arts at UCLA; published Handbook of motion picture production (c. 1977).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of materials relating to the production of Adams's book, Handbook of motion picture production (c. 1977). Includes drafts of the manuscript, page proofs, galley proofs, original illustrations, a copy of the book and correspondence.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Manuscripts (Boxes 1-2).
    2. Illustrations file, rough sketches, early proof (Boxes 2-3).
    3. Camera-ready art, preface draft, photocopy, printed book, correspondence (Box 4, pambind).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Adams, William B.--Archives.
    Adams, William B.-- Handbook of motion picture production.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of Theater Arts--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Motion pictures--Production and direction--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts for publication.