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Dramatists

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Albert J. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0126
Abstract

American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.

Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found in 1951-1955

Albert Zugsmith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0196
Abstract

American motion picture producer, director and writer. Ten script items ranging from shooting schedules to screenplays.

Dates: 1943-1964

Arthur A. Ross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0127
Abstract

Motion picture and television script writer. Slides, watercolor paintings, scripts, screenplays, short stories and novels by Ross; photographs, three recordings.

Dates: 1942-1965; Majority of material found in 1950-1965

Barry Kemp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0495
Abstract

Television writer, producer. Consists of two series, scripts and video cassettes.

Dates: 1982-1997

Charles O'Neal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0360
Abstract

American television and motion picture screenwriter and novelist. Father of actor Ryan O'Neal. Screenplays, teleplays, typescripts, correspondence.

Dates: 1938-1982; Majority of material found in 1950-1970

David Morrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0478
Abstract

Born in Ontario 1943, awarded a PhD in American literature by Pennsylvania State University in 1970, taught at Iowa from 1970 to 1986, retired to write. Perhaps best known for Rambo, the central character of his 1972 novel First Blood, which lead to the Rambo films starring Sylvester Stallone, Morrell has written numerous novels as well as screen- and teleplays. The growing collection of his papers includes video and audio tapes as well as research notes, correspondence, and manuscripts.

Dates: 1974-1999

David Swift Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0125
Abstract

Television and motion picture writer, director and producer. Television and motion picture scripts, screenplays, publicity, reviews, notes and memos, set designs, and costume sketches.

Dates: 1951-1965

Don Farran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0600
Abstract

Writer, State Director Historical Records Survey. Collection includes drafts of poems and stories but consists largely of scripts for Navy and Coast Guard training films dating from the mid-1930s to the mid-1950s.

Dates: 1930-1978

Federal Theatre Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0314
Abstract

Complete working scripts of 19 produced and 5 unproduced plays. Includes Eugene O'Neill (One-Act Plays of the Sea) and George Bernard Shaw (On the Rocks).

Dates: 1936-1939

Howard Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0301
Abstract

Dramatist. Subject files relating to his career and personal life, including dra s, photographs, set designs, etc. Much of the collection relates to his best known play, Dark of the Moon..

Dates: 1923-1987

John Leggett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0503
Abstract

Manuscripts and correspondence of the editor, writer, and director of the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop, 1969-1987. Papers include research files and drafts for Ross [Lockridge] and Tom [Heggen]: Two American Tragedies (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974), including three hundred Ross Lockridge letters and 40 interviews; copies of newspaper articles and book reviews; 446 letters by and about Tom Heggen, 95 interviews, copies of stories and articles written by Heggen; copies of newspaper and magazine articles written about Heggen and Mr. Roberts; official reports concerning Heggen's death; and general research and miscellaneous Items. This collection also includes materials for A Daring Young Man: A Biography of William Saroyan (New York: Knopf, 2002), and other books and stories.

Dates: 1933-1987; Majority of material found in 1970-1980

Lewis Worthington Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0702
Scope and Contents

There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.

Dates: 1942-1946

Manta S. Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0616
Abstract

Between 1919 and 1962, Graham wrote and published at least 43 plays (represented by typescripts in this collection, a gift in 1953).

Dates: Majority of material found in 1919-1962

Manuscript of "The Chancellor's Party" by Don Liljenquist

 Collection
Identifier: msc0776
Abstract

Four revisions of the play that won the Iowa centennial contest and was performed at the University of Iowa in 1947.

Dates: 1947

Max Allan Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0500
Abstract

Author, filmmaker, and comic strip writer. The papers document his film and literary career. His novels, comics (including Dick Tracy and Ms. Tree), and screenplays are represented in various forms of completion, with typescript drafts, artwork, correspondence, research, galley proofs, and promotional material.

Dates: 1967-1996

Maxine Finsterwald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0427
Abstract

Radio scriptwriter (Kaffee Klatch and Playhouse of the Air among others) and playwright (as Maxine Wood). Correspondence, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, typescripts, etc. Finsterwald, playwright and author, published under the name "Maxine Wood".

Dates: 1928-1983; Majority of material found in 1940-1960

Meredith Willson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0731
Abstract

Writer, musician, composer, and lyricist, best known for The Music Man. Manuscript drafts from his books, a script from The Music Man, and sheet music.

Dates: 1948-1957

Nicholas Meyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0425
Abstract

Screenwriter and director. Typescripts, screenplays, correspondence, clippings, proofs, photographs, etc.

Dates: 1945-20015; 1980-1999

Norman Felton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0265
Abstract

British born American television producer and director. Correspondence, clippings, photographs, notebooks, binders.

Dates: 1940-1993; Majority of material found in 1960-1970

Richard Maibaum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0149
Abstract

American screenwriter, producer and actor. Personal papers contains an actors file, clippings and correspondences.

Dates: 1931-1991