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Finding Aid for the Peter Stone Papers, ca. 1960-1967
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Peter Stone Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1960-1967
    Collection number: 976
    Creator: Stone, Peter, 1930-
    Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Peter Stone (1930- ) was a writer for the stage and screen in the 1960s. He wrote various musicals on Broadway, including Kean (1961), Skyscraper (1965), and Two by two (1970). His film scripts include Charade (1963), Father Goose (1964), Mirage (1965), Sweet Charity (1969), and Someone is killing the great chefs of Europe (1978). The collection consists of manuscript and typescript screenplays by Stone. There are also related materials such as programs, playbills, photographs, reviews, and ephemera.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of 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, Department of 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.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Peter Stone, 1967-68.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Peter Stone Papers (Collection 976). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Stone was born in Los Angeles, California, on February 27, 1930; attended Bard College and Yale University; established himself as a writer for the stage and screen in the 1960s; wrote various musicals on Broadway, including Kean (1961), Skyscraper (1965), 1776 (1969), and Two by two (1970); his film scripts include Charade (1963), Father Goose (1964), Mirage (1965), Arabesque (1966), Sweet Charity (1969), 1776 (1972), and Someone is killing the great chefs of Europe (1978); shared an Academy Award for the screenplay of Father Goose in 1964; occasionally used the pseudonym Pierre Marton.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscript and typescript screenplays by Stone. Includes various drafts, typescripts showing additions and corrections, and rehearsal scripts. Also includes related materials such as programs, playbills, photographs, reviews, and ephemera.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Stone, Peter, 1930- --Archives.
    Screenwriters--United States--Archival resources.
    Dramatists--United States--Archival resources.
    Screenplays.