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Guide to the Contemporary American Screenplay Collection
PN1997 .A1 C66 1990  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Contemporary American screenplay collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1990-1997
    Collection number: PN1997 .A1 C66 1990
    Collector: Stanford University. Rare Books Division
    Extent: 383 items
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: This collection consists of 383 screenplays produced by various writers and production companies for the U.S. film industry between 1990 and 1997. It is distinct from the previously individually cataloged screenplays and teleplays in the department (which can be searched in Socrates using the keywords "screenplay collection" and library "Special Collections [Green]").
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use. Request materials by box for the desired title, because boxes not individual screenplays will be retrieved to prevent excessive handling of screenplays.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    Contemporary American screenplay collection, PN1997 .A1 C66 1990. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection consists of 383 screenplays produced by various writers and production companies for the U.S. film industry between 1990 and 1997. It is distinct from the previously individually cataloged screenplays and teleplays in the department (which can be searched in Socrates using the keywords "screenplay collection" and library "Special Collections [Green]").

    Arrangement

    The collection is housed in 50 manuscript boxes and organized alphabetically by title. This list is organized by box, and alphabetically by title within each box. To find a particular title, each box list may need to be perused. The on-line guides can of course be searched using a "find in page" mode.