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Description
The DeForest Kelley papers span the years 1929-1999 and encompass 12.7 linear feet. The collection contains scripts and production material for six Star Trek films, television scripts for STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION, clippings, convention programs, correspondence, fanzines, financial and legal reccords, periodicals, and ten scrapbooks. Of interest are poems written by Kelley, mostly about mortality, and drafts of different poems by Kelley about the Star Trek phenomenon.
Background
DeForest Kelley, born Jackson Deforest Kelley, was an American actor active in film from 1945 to 1998. He played Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the Star Trek television series and film franchise.
Extent
12.7 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.