Lou Derman was a comedy writer whose numerous credits include co-creator and head writer of the television series
Mr. Ed, and writer and producer of
All in the Family. The collection consists of bound volumes of various radio and television scripts related to Dermans comedy writing career.
Lou Derman was born in (approximately) 1914 and was educated at New York University. As a television comedy writer, he was
co-creator and head writer of the
Mr. Ed television series (6 years), head writer of
December Bride (4 years), and writer and producer of
All in the Family. Derman died on February 15, 1976.
16 linear ft.
(32 boxes, 81 bound volumes)
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special
Collections Reference Desk for paging information.