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Finding Aid for the Rod Serling papers, 1945-1969
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Boxes 1-7, 15-17, 21-22

Television, film, and radio scripts.

Scope and Content

Shorthand notebooks in boxes 21 and 22 also include some Twilight Zone materials.
 

Scripts: A - C

Box 1, Folder 1

Afterwards. n.p. 1960.

Box 1, Folder 2

Assault on a Queen. Beverly Hills. n.d.

General Physical Description note

Temporary first draft.
Box 1, Folder 3

Assault on a Queen. Beverly Hills. n.d.

Scope and Content

From the book by Jack Finney.
Box 1, Folder 4

Assault on a Queen. Beverly Hills. 1965.

Scope and Content

From the book by Jack Finney. Final draft.
Box 1, Folder 5

Bodo. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Adapted from the novel The Shamir of Dachau by Christopher Davis. First draft with annotations.
Box 1, Folder 6

Bomber's Moon, written especially for Playhouse 90. n.p. 1958.

Scope and Content

Air date: May 22, 1958. Multiple revisions compiled into one script.
Box 1, Folder 7

The Carlson Legend, written for Hallmark Summer Theatre. n.p. 1952.

Box 1, Folder 8

A Carol for Another Christmas. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Third revision.
Box 1, Folder 9

A Carol for Another Christmas. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Final draft.
Box 1, Folder 10

The Command, written for the Chrysler Theatre. Universal City, California. 1964.

 

Scripts: D - L

Box 2, Folder 1

The Devil in Paradise. n.p. 1968.

Scope and Contents note

Screenplay based on a novel - Shadow of Thunder by Max Evans. Second draft.
Box 2, Folder 2

The Doomsday Flight, written for Project 120. Universal City, California. 1966.

Box 2, Folder 3

Exit from a Plane in Flight, written for the Chrysler Theatre. Universal City, California. 1964.

Scope and Content

Teleplay. Formerly entitled A Certain Sky Revisited.
Box 2, Folder 4

Homeland, written as a Xerox Special. n.p. 1966.

Scope and Content

Second episode. June 10, 1966.
Box 2, Folder 5

I Knew Joey. A play in three acts. n.p. 1968.

Scope and Contents note

Second draft. May 16, 1968.
Box 2, Folder 6

I Knew Joey. A play in three acts. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Photocopy of unknown draft. One page (p. 2-32) is missing.
Box 2, Folder 7

In the Presence of Mine Enemies, written for Playhouse 90. n.p. 1960.

Scope and Content

Air date: May 18, 1960. Revision as of April 26, 1960.
Box 2, Folder 8

In the Presence of Mine Enemies, written for Playhouse 90. n.p. 1960.

Scope and Content

Final revision as of May 7, 1960 (as telecast).
Box 2, Folder 9

It's Mental Work, written for the Chrysler Theatre. Universal City, California. 1963.

Scope and Content

John O' Hara's "It's Mental Work" with teleplay by Rod Serling. Revision of September 27, 1963.
Box 2, Folder 10

A Killing at Sundial, written for the Chrysler Theatre. Universal City, California. 1963.

Scope and Content

May 31, 1963.
Box 2, Folder 11

Line of Duty. Original screenplay. n.p. n.d.

General Physical Description note: In yellow, paper binder.
 

Scripts: N - S

Box 3, Folder 1

Noon on Doomsday. A play. n.p. n.d.

Box 3, Folder 2

The 'R' Project. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Formerly called The Horde. Screenplay based on The Last Revolution by Lord Dunsany.
Includes 7-page scenario and two drafts.
See also: 'Gresham's People' (box 7).
Box 3, Folder 3

The 'R' Project. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Third draft.
Box 3, Folder 4

The Rack, written for the United States Steel Hour. n.p. 1955.

Scope and Content

An hour television play. Revised first draft. February 11, 1955.
Box 3, Folder 5

The Rank and File, written for Playhouse 90. n.p. 1959.

Scope and Content

Revised as of May 8, 1959. Air date: May 28, 1959. Also in folder, publication: Hearings before the Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1956.
Box 3, Folder 6

Save Me from Treason, written for Armstrong Circle Theatre. n.p. 1954.

Scope and Content

Air date: January 4, 1955. Revision of December 30, 1954.
Box 3, Folder 7

Seven days in May. Screenplay. n.p. 1962.

Scope and Contents note

First draft. November 8, 1962.
Box 3, Folder 8

Seven days in May. Screenplay. n.p. 1963.

Scope and Content

Various revisions from May 1963.
 

Scripts: S - W

Box 4, Folder 1

A Slow Fade to Black, written for the Chrysler Theatre. Universal City, California. 1964.

Box 4, Folder 2

A Time of Glory. Screenplay. Los Angeles. 1964 December 8.

Box 4, Folder 3

The Trial in Paradise, written for The Loner. n.p. 1965.

Scope and Content

Two-part play written for a television series.
Box 4, Folder 4

The Velvet Alley, written for Playhouse 90. n.p. 1958.

Scope and Content

Air date: January 22, 1959.
Box 4, Folder 5

A Walk in the March Rain, written for Xerox Special. n.p. 1966 April 21.

Scope and Content

First episode.
 

WLW scripts for radio and television. n.p. 1950-1951.

General Physical Description note: 27 items.

Scope and Content

Also includes television scripts for WLW-T, including Leave It to Kathy.
Box 4, Folder 6, item 1

Adventure Express. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: February 17, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 6, items 2-3

Choose One Gift. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Includes two drafts. Broadcast date: December 24, 1950.
Box 4, Folder 7, item 1

Our America. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Jefferson Davis. Broadcast date: September 23, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 7, item 2

Builders of Destiny. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Zane Grey. Broadcast date: November 24, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 7, item 3

Builders of Destiny. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

General Philip Sheridan. Broadcast date: December 8, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 8, item 1

Our America. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Meriwether Lewis. Broadcast date: September 9, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 8, item 2

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: August 22, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 8, item 3

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: August 27, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 8, item 4

Our America. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Irvin S. Cobb. Broadcast date: October 7, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 9, item 1

It Happens to You. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Episode number 7, entitled "Law Nine Concerning Christmas".
Box 4, Folder 9, item 2

We'll Print That. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Elihu Stout; Sam Pike; Broadcast date: August 19, 1950.
Box 4, Folder 9, item 3

Adventure Express. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Amelia Earhart. Broadcast date: October 14, 1950.
Box 4, Folder 10, item 1

n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: July 25, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 10, item 2

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: July 23, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 10, item 3

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: July 30, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 10, item 4

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: August 1, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 10, item 5

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: August 8, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 10, item 6

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: August 13, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 11, item 1

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: July 11, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 11, item 2

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: July 18, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 11, item 3

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: July 16, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 11, item 4

Leave It to Kathy. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Broadcast date: July 23, 1951.
Box 4, Folder 12, item 1

It Happens to You. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Episode number 4, entitled "And Then Came Jones".
Box 4, Folder 12, item 2

It Happens to You. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Episode number 2, entitled "You Be the Bad Guy".
Box 4, Folder 12, item 3

It Happens to You. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Episode number 1, entitled "Mr. Finchley Versus the Bomb".
Box 4, Folder 12, item 4

It Happens to You. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

Episode number 5, entitled "The Gallant Breed of Men".
 

Certain Honorable Men, written for Prudential's On Stage. n.p. 1968.

Box 5, Folder 1

Certain Honorable Men. n.p. 1968.

Scope and Content

First draft.
Box 5, Folder 2

Certain Honorable Men. n.p. 1968.

Scope and Content

Contains various revisions.
Box 5, Folders 3-6

Multiple incomplete revisions of Certain Honorable Men. n.p. 1968.

Box 6, Folder 1

Certain Honorable Men. n.p. 1968.

Scope and Content

Air date: September 12, 1968. Final Revision of August 19, 1968.
Box 6, Folders 2-6

Complete drafts of Certain Honorable Men. n.p. 1968.

Scope and Content

Includes photocopy of first draft and revisions from July 29, 1968 and August 4, 1968.
Box 7, Folders 1-2

Gresham's People. n.p. 1967.

General Physical Description note: 20 stapled or paperclipped items and a number of loose leaves.

Scope and Contents note

Screenplay based on The Last Revolution, by Lord Dunsany.
Includes both multiple drafts, both incomplete and complete.
See also: The 'R' Project (box 3).
Box 7, Folder 3

Radio scripts. n.p. 1947-1950.

General Physical Description note: 13 items and a few loose leaves.
 

Dictabelt scripts: 1968.

General Physical Description note: Recorded on Dictabelt. Items were housed in small boxes for many years.
Box 15

Devil in Paradise. 1968.

Scope and Content

See also boxes 2 and 16.
Box 15

I Knew Joey. 1968.

Box 15

Bridge at Remagen. 1968.

Box 15

Certain Honorable Men. 1968.

Box 15

Night Gallery. 1968.

Scope and Content

Also includes correspondence.
Box 15

A Storm in Summer. 1968.

 

Scripts:

Box 16, Folder 1

The Devil in Paradise. n.p. 1968 January 20.

Scope and Contents note

Screenplay based on a novel - Shadow of Thunder by Max Evans. Second draft.
Box 16, Folder 2

The Hostiles. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Second draft, photocopied.
Box 16, Folder 3

The Madness. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Unfinished. Includes pages 2-58 only.
Box 16, Folder 4

The New People. Hollywood, California. 1968.

Scope and Contents note

A pilot film television play. Includes 3 drafts of the script, with revised pages, and a group of story ideas.
Box 16, Folder 5

Night Gallery. Universal City. 1969 January 3.

Scope and Content

One complete draft of television script bound in red cover, with revised pages.
Box 16, Folder 6

19, October. n.p. 1969 May.

Scope and Content

Screenplay, revised May 1969.
Box 17, Folder 1

Serling, Robert J. The President's Plane Is Missing. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Contents note

Written by Robert J. Serling (Rod Serling's brother). Includes one complete copy.
Box 17, Folder 2

Serling, Robert J. The President's Plane Is Missing. n.p. n.d.

Scope and Content

2 incomplete copies and numerous leaves of revisions.
Box 17, Folder 3

The Trial in Paradise, written for The Loner. 1965 August 23.

Scope and Content

A two-part play. Final draft. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 17, Folder 4

The Trial in Paradise, written for The Loner. 1965 November 2.

Scope and Content

Second revised final. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 17, Folder 5

The Mourners for Johnny Sharp (part one), written for The Loner. 1965 November 5.

Scope and Content

First draft. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 17, Folder 6

The Sheriff of Fetterman's Crossing (part one), written for The Loner. 1965 August 9.

Scope and Content

Revised final. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 17, Folder 7

Undated, untitled notebooks. n.d.

Scope and Content

Two notebooks which contain shorthand notations. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 17, Folder 8

7 Days in May. n.d.

Scope and Content

38 pages (loose leaves) of shorthand notations. (ON DEPOSIT.)
 

Shorthand notebooks: ca. 1962-1967.

Scope and Content

Collection of steno notebooks which include drafts of screenplays for television and film in shorthand notation. Includes Planet of the Apes and some Twilight Zone materials, as indicated in scope notes. Notebooks list more detailed contents on each cover.
Box 21, item 1

3/1/62 to 3/30/62.

Scope and Content

A Place in Shadow. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 2

4/8/62 to 4/26/62.

Scope and Content

The Thirty Fathom Grave (Twilight Zone); A Place in Shadow. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 3

4/28/62 to 5/30/62.

Scope and Content

The Thirty Fathom Grave; Crime Against the King. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 4

5/30/62 to 8/8/62.

Scope and Content

Crime Against the King; The Bard (Twilight Zone); Thirty Fathom Grave; No Time Like the Past (Twilight Zone); He's Alive (Twilight Zone). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 5

7/18/62 to 12/21/62.

Scope and Content

Untitled. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 6

8/8/62 to 9/14/62.

Scope and Content

He's Alive; Evil Come; Thirty Fathom Grave. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 7

12/21/62 to 2/7/63.

Scope and Content

7 Days in May; On Thursday We Leave for Home (Twilight Zone). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 8

2/7/63 to 2/25/63.

Scope and Content

On Thursday We Leave for Home. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 9

2/25/63 to 3/14/63.

Scope and Content

The Old Man in the Cave; The Masks (Twilight Zone). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 10

3/15/63 to 4/14/63.

Scope and Content

Untitled. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 11

4/15/63 to 5/6/63.

Scope and Content

The Old Man in the Cave; Uncle Simon (Twilight Zone); 7 Days in May; The 7th is Made Up of Phantoms (Twilight Zone); In Praise of Pip (Twilight Zone). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 12

5/7/63 to 5/27/63.

Scope and Content

A Killing at Sundial (Chrysler special). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 13

5/27/63 to 6/19/63.

Scope and Content

7 Days in May; A Kind of Stopwatch (Twilight Zone); A Short Drink from a Certain Fountain (Twilight Zone); The Last Night of a Jockey (Twilight Zone). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 14

6/24/63 to 9/16/63.

Scope and Content

A Killing at Sundial; Probe 7, Over & Out (Twilight Zone); Note of Blues for the Morning (Chrysler special). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 15

9/16/63 to 9/25/63.

Scope and Content

A Note of Blues for the Morning; Jeopardy Room. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 16

11/11/63 to 11/13/63.

Scope and Content

Jeopardy Room; I Am the Night - Color Me Black (Twilight Zone); Sounds and Silences. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 17

1/1/64 to 1/28/64.

Scope and Content

Automation. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 18

1/29/64 to 3/2/64.

Scope and Content

The Madness; The Jeopardy Room. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 19

3/3/64 to 3/26/64.

Scope and Content

The Madness; Planet of the Apes; The Command (Chrysler special). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 20

3/30/64 to 5/14/64.

Scope and Content

The Command; Planet of the Apes. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 21

5/15/64 to 6/4/64.

Scope and Content

Planet of the Apes; Another Christmas Carol (U.N. Christmas show). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 22

6/5/64 to 9/2/64.

Scope and Content

Another Christmas Carol; The Kimberly Phantoms. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 23

9/21/64 to 10/16/64.

Scope and Content

The Kimberly Phantoms. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 21, item 24

10/19/64 to 11/5/64.

Scope and Content

The Kimberly Phantoms; A Certain Sky Revisited. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 1

11/5/64 to 12/2/64.

Scope and Content

Letter to Mort Werner; A Time of Glory (Twilight Zone); Planet of the Apes; A Certain Sky Revisited. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 2

12/2/64 to 12/23/64.

Scope and Content

Planet of the Apes. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 3

1/4/65 to 3/3/65.

Scope and Content

Assault on a Queen; Planet of the Apes. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 4

3/3/65 to 4/8/65.

Scope and Content

Assault on a Queen and episodes of The Loner: One of the Wounded; Homecoming of Lemuel Stove; Sheriff of Fetterman's Crossing. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 5

4/8/65 to 5/12/65.

Scope and Content

Episodes of The Loner: Sheriff of Fetterman's Crossing; The Lonely Calico Queen; Assault on a Queen. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 6

5/13/64 to 6/4/65.

Scope and Content

The Loner episodes: The Lonely Calico Queen; Kingdom of McComb; House Rule's Mrs. Wayne's; Westward the Shoemaker; Savage on the Evening Stage; Mourners for Johnny Sharp. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 7

6/4/65 to 6/21/65.

Scope and Content

The Loner episode: The Mourners for Johnny Sharp (cont.). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 8

9/9/65 to 10/27/65.

Scope and Content

The Loner episodes: Short Stroll; Trial in Paradise; Sheriff of Fetterman's Crossing; Escort for a Dead Man; Mourners for Johnny Sharp; Sphere of Conflict; Odd Street (television pilot); Flight 38 to Oblivion. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 9

10/27/65 to 11/23/65.

Scope and Content

The Doomsday Flight; The Neon Rites (book); The Long Retreat. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 10

11/24/66 to 1/4/66.

Scope and Content

Killing Season; Doomsday Flight. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 11

1/5/66 to 3/3/66.

Scope and Content

The Doomsday Flight; The Killing Season. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 12

2/9/66 to 4/25/66.

Scope and Content

The Killing Season; Trilogy; Walk in March Rain (Xerox special); The Hate Syndrome. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 13

4/26/66 to 6/21/66.

Scope and Content

The Hate Syndrome (cont.); Homeland; The Escape Route. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 14

6/22/66 to 10/11/66.

Scope and Content

Escape Route; Eyes; I Am the King, Color Me Black; Color Scheme. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 15

10/24/66 to 11/23/66.

Scope and Content

Color Scheme; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (ABC special). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 16

12/16/66 to 1/19/67.

Scope and Content

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Escape Route; The Killing Season. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 17

1/20/67 to 3/31/67.

Scope and Content

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (cont.); Escape Route; The Killing Season. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 18

4/3/67 to 5/9/67.

Scope and Content

The Killing Season (cont.); Night Gallery (motion picture trilogy). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 19

5/9/67 to 6/7/67.

Scope and Content

Night Gallery (episode 2 to end); Bodo. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 20

6/7/67 to 9/22/67.

Scope and Content

Bodo (cont.); X Number of Days; Gresham's People. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 21

9/22/67 to 10/25/67.

Scope and Content

Gresham's People; The Horde; An Odyssey...Concerning Baseball. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 22

10/25/67 to 11/17/67.

Scope and Content

An Odyssey...Concerning Baseball (cont.); The Horde (title changed to The 'R' Project). (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 22, item 23

11/17/67 to 12/20/67.

Scope and Content

The 'R' Project (cont.); After Sundown; Devil in Paradise. (ON DEPOSIT.)
Box 8-9, 18

Twilight Zone scripts. 1958-1960.

Scope and Contents note

Serling's scripts for this television series. Teleplays are by Rod Serling unless noted otherwise. Most are arranged chronologically, by date when script was completed.
See also boxes 21 and 22, which contain shorthand notebooks including drafts of some Twilight Zone scripts.
Box 8, Folder 1

Where is Everybody (Script One) (revised November 20, 1958).

Box 8, Folder 2

Judgment Night (Script Four) (first draft. February 16, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 3

The Lonely (Script Two) (revised March 27, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 4

Walking Distance (Script Five) (April 13, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 5

Mr. Denton on Doomsday (Script Nine) (June 1, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 6

The Hitch Hiker, story by Lucille Fletcher (Script Twelve) (July 7, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 7

Time Enough at Last, story by Lynn Venable (Script Fourteen) (July 14, 1959).

General Physical Description note: 2 copies.
Box 8, Folder 8

Third from the Sun, story by Richard Matheson (July 16, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 9

People are Alike All Over (Script Thirteen) (completely revised August 6, 1959) (August 5, 1959).

General Physical Description note: pp.1-5,9,12-14,17,19-21,23-24.

Scope and Contents note

Based on a story, Brothers behind the Void by Paul W. Fairman.
Box 8, Folder 10

The Mighty Casey (Script Seventeen) (August 12, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 11

The Four of Us are Dying, (Script Eighteen) (August 14, 1959).

Scope and Contents note

Based on a story Rubber Face by George Johnson.
Box 8, Folder 12

The Purple Testament (Script Nineteen) (August 18, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 13

The Monsters are Due on Maple Street (Script Twenty) (September 8, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 14

What You Need, story by Lewis Padgett [i.e. Henry Kuttner] (Script Twenty-Two) (September 14, 1959).

Box 8, Folder 15

I Shot an Arrow into the Air (Script Twenty-Six) (revised October 20, 1959).

Scope and Contents note

Formerly The Conquerors. Based on a story by Madeline Champion.
Box 8, Folder 16

Execution (Script Thirty) (December 28, 1959).

Scope and Contents note

Based on a short story by George Clayton Johnson.
Box 8, Folder 17

A Stop at Willoughby (Script Twenty-Nine) (January 4, 1960).

Box 8, Folder 18

Mr. Bevis (Script Thirty-One) (January 11, 1960).

Box 8, Folder 19

A Passage for Trumpet (Script Thirty-Three) (January 29, 1960).

General Physical Description note: Two copies.
Box 9, Folder 1

The Eye of the Beholder (Script Forty) (June 8, 1960).

Box 9, Folder 2

A Thing about Machines (Script Forty-Five) (July 25, 1960).

Box 9, Folder 3

A Most Unusual Camera (Script Six) (revised October 3, 1960).

Box 9, Folder 4

The Odyssey of Flight 33 (Script Fifty-One) (October 4, 1960).

Box 9, Folder 5

The Lateness of the Hour (November 4, 1960).

Box 9, Folder 6

De Roy, Richard, Tick of Time (Production #2615) (August 23, 1963).

Scope and Contents note

Based on a story by George Clayton Johnson.
Box 9, Folder 7

I Am the Night - Color Me Black (December 18, 1963).

General Physical Description note: Cover, pp.1-11, 11A, 12-23, 23A, 24-27.

General note

See also below, Box 9 (December 18, 1963).
Box 9, Folder 8

The Thirty Fathom Grave (Script One) (July 9, 1962)(September 14, 1962).

General Physical Description note: With inserts, pp.53, 53A, 53B, 56.

General note

See also below (October 3, 1962).
Box 9, Folder 9

The Depository, based on a short story by Marvin Petal (Script Number Sixty-Eight) (May 16, 1961).

Box 9, Folder 10

A Quality of Mercy, based on an idea by Sam Rolfe (Script Number Seventy-Two) (May 23, 1961).

Box 9, Folder 11

He's Alive (Script Ten) (August 31, 1962).

Box 9, Folder 12

The Thirty Fathom Grave (revised October 3, 1962).

General Physical Description note: pp.4, 6, 7, 11-13, 15-25, 25A, 29-34, 36-41, 46-53, 55-56, 56A, 57-58.

General note

See also above (July 9, 1962).
Box 9, Folder 13

Matheson, Richard, Spur of the Moment (Production #2608) (revised June 14, 1963).

Box 9, Folder 14

Oboler, Arch, What the Devil! (Production #2613) (June 11, 1963).

Box 9, Folder 15

Matheson, Richard, The Doll (Production #2617) (June 27, 1963).

Box 9, Folder 16

Beaumont, Charles, The Beautiful People (Production #2618) (July 8, 1963).

Box 9, Folder 17

Hamner, Earl, The Marvelous Pool (Production #2619) (July 9, 1963).

Box 9, Folder 18

Probe 7, Over and Out (Production #2622) (revised final. August 21, 1963).

Box 9, Folder 19

Hamner, Earl, There Goes Bunny Blake (Production #2623) (revised August 23, 1963).

Box 13-14

Correspondence for 1967.

General note

RESTRICTED MATERIAL: Donor permission required for access.
Box 13, Folder 1

Restricted material -- CBS Films, Incorporated. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 2

Restricted material -- Contribution requests. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 3

Restricted material -- Contributions & donations made. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 4

Restricted material -- Department of State--Seminar educational and cultural exchange (material from 1964-1967).

Box 13, Folder 5

Restricted material -- Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 6

Restricted material -- Doomsday Flight. 1967.

Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding the script by that name. Folder includes script.
 

The Doomsday Flight. Universal City, California. 1966 January 13.

Scope and Content

Written for the Project 120 television program, production #26506.
Box 13, Folder 7

Restricted material -- Famous Artists & Famous Writers School. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 8

Restricted material -- Fan mail--general. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 9

Restricted material -- Invitations: requests & acceptances. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 10

Restricted material -- Invitations. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 11

Restricted material -- Magazine articles. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 12

Restricted material -- Political file. 1967.

 

Requests.

Box 13, Folder 13

Restricted material -- Jobs, introductions, etc. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 14

Restricted material -- Script submissions, collaborating offers, story ideas, etc. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 15

Restricted material -- Serling plays, kinescopes, etc. 1967.

Box 13, Folder 16

Restricted material -- Miscellaneous. 1967.

 

Personal correspondence.

Box 14, Folder 1

Restricted material -- 1967 January-March.

Box 14, Folder 2

Restricted material -- 1967 April-June.

Box 14, Folder 3

Restricted material -- 1967 July-September.

Box 14, Folder 4

Restricted material -- 1967 October-December.

Box 14, Folder 5

Restricted material -- Speeches. 1967.

Box 14, Folder 6

Restricted material -- Panel shows & guest spots. 1967.

Box 14, Folder 7

Restricted material -- Royalty statements & residuals. 1967.

Box 14, Folder 8

Restricted material -- Speaking engagement requests (turned down). 1967.

Box 14, Folder 9

Restricted material -- Speaking engagements (accepted). 1967.

Box 14, Folder 10

Restricted material -- Telephone messages. 1967.

Box 14, Folder 11

Restricted material -- Travel. 1967.

Box 14, Folder 12

Restricted material -- Interviews. 1967.

Box 9, Folder 20

The Long Morrow (Production #2624) (revised September 17, 1963).

Box 18, Folder 1

Sounds and Silences (November 19, 1963).

Box 18, Folder 2

I Am the Night - Color Me Black (December 18, 1963).

General note

See above, Box 8 (December 18, 1963).
See also below, this box (January 23, 1964).
Box 18, Folder 3

The Fear Itself (Production #2633) (January 15, 1964).

Box 18, Folder 4

I Am the Night - Color Me Black (revised January 23, 1964).

General Physical Description note: pp.13, 15, 17, 22 [two sets of revised pages].

General note

See also above (December 18, 1963).
Box 18, Folder 5

Froug, William, Many, Many Monkeys (Production #2634) (January 20, 1964).

Box 18, Folder 6

Goldsmith, Martin M., What's in the Box (Production #2635) (January 21, 1964).

Box 18, Folder 7

The Jeopardy Room (Production #2639) (February 14, 1964).

Box 18, Folder 8

The Brain Center at Whipples (Production #2632) (February 24, 1964).

Scope and Content

Formerly titled Automation.
Box 18, Folder 9

Goldsmith, Martin M., The Encounter (Production #2640) (February 24, 1964).

Box 18, Folder 10

Wilson, Anthony, Come Wander with Me (Production #2641) (March 9, 1964).

Boxes 18-20

Twilight Zone publications.

Box 19, Folder 1

Serling, Rod. The Twilight Zone: Complete Stories by Rod Serling New York: TV Books, c1990.

Scope and Content

Book was previously published in earlier editions and presents Serling's scripts in a narrative format.
Includes: The Mighty Casey; Escape Clause; Walking Distance; The Fever; Where is Everybody?; The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street; The Lonely; Mr. Dingle, The Strong; A Thing About Machines; The Big, Tall Wish; A Stop at Willoughby; The Odyssey of Flight 33; Dust; The Whole Truth; The Shelter; Showdown with Rance McGrew; The Night of the Meek; The Midnight Sun; The Rip Van Winkle Caper.
 

Script collections.

Scope and Content

Edited by Tony Albarella.
Special limited edition copies ("PC"), signed by Carol Serling.
Box 19, Folder 2

As Timeless as Infinity: the Complete Twilight Zone Scripts of Rod Serling (vol. 1). Colorado Springs: Gauntlet Press, c2004.

Box 19, Folder 3

As Timeless as Infinity: the Complete Twilight Zone Scripts of Rod Serling (vol. 2). Colorado Springs: Gauntlet Press, c2005.

Box 19, Folder 4

As Timeless as Infinity: the Complete Twilight Zone Scripts of Rod Serling (vol. 3). Colorado Springs: Gauntlet Press, c2006.

Box 20, Folder 1

As Timeless as Infinity: the Complete Twilight Zone Scripts of Rod Serling (vol. 4). Colorado Springs: Gauntlet Press, c2007.

Box 20, Folder 2

As Timeless as Infinity: the Complete Twilight Zone Scripts of Rod Serling (vol. 5). Colorado Springs: Gauntlet Press, c2008.

Box 20, Folder 3

As Timeless as Infinity: the Complete Twilight Zone Scripts of Rod Serling (vol. 3). Colorado Springs: Gauntlet Press, c2009.

 

Graphic novel interpretations of scripts.

Box 18, Folder 11

Kneece, Mark. Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: The After Hours. New York: Walker & Co., 2008.

Box 18, Folder 12

Kneece, Mark. Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street. New York: Walker & Co., 2009.

Box 18, Folder 13

Kneece, Mark. Rod Serling's the Twilight Zone: The Odyssey of Flight 33. New York: Walker &Co., 2009.

Box 18, Folder 14

Kneece, Mark. Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone: Walking Distance. New York: Walker & Co., 2008.

Box 7, 23

Contracts and agreements. 1950-1961.

Scope and Contents note

Includes some business correspondence.
Box 7, Folder 3

Contracts and agreements. 1950-1961.

General Physical Description note

Includes contracts and agreements with ABC (American Broadcasting Company), Simon and Schuster, CBS Television, Ballantine Books, Crosley Broadcasting Company, National Broadcasting Company (NBC), Samuel French, and others.
Box 23, Folder 1

Binder containing legal documents (1 of 3), ca. 1966-1973.

Scope and Content

Includes documentation regarding The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1973).
Box 23, Folder 2

Binder containing legal documents (2 of 3), ca. 1968-1972.

Scope and Content

Folders 2 and 3 contain documents related to Rod Serling's work through Finger Lakes Productions, Inc.
Box 23, Folder 3

Binder containing legal documents (3 of 3), 1969-1974.

Box 23, Folder 4

Miscellaneous contracts.

Scope and Content

Pertains primarily to "Assault on a Queen."
Box 23, Folder 5

Legal agreements, ca. 1971-1972.

Scope and Content

Pertains to "The Last Days of John Dillinger" and "Whatever Happened to..."
Boxes 10-14

Correspondence, 1964-1968.

Scope and Content

Includes personal and business correspondence, and requests for 1966 and 1967.

General note

RESTRICTED MATERIAL: Donor permission required for access.
 

Correspondence for 1966.

Box 10, Folder 1

Restricted material -- Ashley Famous Agency, Incorporated. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 2

Restricted material -- Angry letters. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 3

Restricted material -- American Civil Liberties Union and Los Angeles Civil Liberties Foundation. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 4

Restricted material -- CBS Films, Incorporated. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 5

Restricted material -- Christmas card list. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 6

Restricted material -- Contracts and agreements. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 7

Restricted material -- Donations (contribution receipts) & requests. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 8

Restricted material -- Eisenhower College (charter campaign). 1966.

Box 10, Folder 9

Restricted material -- Famous Writers School, Incorporated. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 10

Restricted material -- Henry Jaffe Conflict series. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 11

Restricted material -- Invitations. 1966.

 

Requests.

Scope and Content

Includes written requests to Serling and often Serling's responses.
Box 10, Folder 12

Restricted material -- Copies of Serling plays, kinescopes, etc. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 13

Restricted material -- Jobs, introduction, etc. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 14

Restricted material -- Miscellaneous. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 15

Restricted material -- School productions of Serling plays, etc. 1966.

Box 10, Folder 16

Restricted material -- Script submissions--story ideas, etc.

Box 10, Folder 17

Restricted material -- Speaking engagements--appearances (accepted). 1966.

Box 11, Folder 1

Restricted material -- Speaking engagements.

Box 11, Folder 2

Restricted material -- Magazine articles, etc. (material from 1962-1966).

 

Personal correspondence.

Box 11, Folder 3

Restricted material -- 1966 January-March.

Box 11, Folder 4

Restricted material -- 1966 April-June.

Box 11, Folder 5

Restricted material -- 1966 July-September.

Box 11, Folder 6

Restricted material -- 1966 October-December.

Box 11, Folder 7

Restricted material -- Political file. 1966.

Boxes 11, Folder 8

Restricted material -- Speeches. 1966.

Scope and Content

Includes correspondence regarding public speaking engagements as well as typewritten notes prepared for Serling's speeches.
Box 12

Speeches and correspondence. 1964-1968.

Box 12, Folder 1

Restricted material -- Royalty statements. 1965-1966.

Box 12, Folder 2

Restricted material -- Telephone call reports. 1964-1966.

Box 12, Folder 3

Restricted material -- Travel. 1966.

Box 12, Folder 4

Restricted material -- Rod Serling Speeches. 1966.

Scope and Content

Includes typewritten speeches.
Box 12, Box-folder 5

Restricted material -- Speeches & correspondence: 1968.

General note

Includes audio recordings of speeches and correspondence. Recorded on Dictabelt.