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Finding Aid for the Clete Roberts Papers, 1938-1986
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Series 1: Acting, 1968-1984.

Physical Description: .5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Series consists of AFTRA union paperwork, contracts, and scripts from Mr. Roberts' work as an actor and spokesperson.
Box 1, Folder 1

AFTRA--Correspondence--Pension and Welfare Funds 1976, 1978

Box 1, Folder 10

Glendale Federal--Contracts 1980 June 16

Box 1, Folder 11

Glendale Federal--Contracts 1979 August-September

Box 1, Folder 12

Glendale Federal--Correspondence, Script copy 1980 March-August

Box 1, Folder 13

Script--Real bullets 1977 May

Scope and Content Note

Script treatment by Ian Masters that features Clete Roberts.
Box 1, Folder 14

Script--Son of a Butch Cassidy rides again 1973 August 17

Scope and Content Note

Script by Glen A. Larson for McCloud television series.
Box 1, Folder 15

Script--Mercedes-Benz Hollywood 1984 April 13

Box 1, Folder 2

AFTRA--Insurance Documents 1980 December 5

Box 1, Folder 3

AFTRA/SAG--Financial Documents--Pension funds 1975-1983

Box 1, Folder 4

Article--"Clete Roberts' Great Second Half..." 1980

Scope and Content Note

Glendale Federal Savings Newsletter: Intercom.
Box 1, Folder 5

Article--Gibraltar Financial Corp. Annual Report--"Innovations in Community Relations" 1968 January 17

Scope and Content Note

Mentions Roberts's work as narrator for Gibraltar public interest programs.
Box 1, Folder 6

Clippings--M*A*S*H 1976 February 24

Scope and Content Note

Published in Monterrey Peninsula Herald.
Box 1, Folder 7

Contract--Making M*A*S*H 1981 January 29

Box 1, Folder 8

Contracts 1976-1977

Box 1, Folder 9

Financial Documents--Residual stubs, pension plan statements, contracts 1973-1982

 

Series 2: Broadcasting, 1941-1984

Physical Description: 12.5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Series consists of broadcast scripts, reporter's notes, research materials, contracts, correspondence, articles and publicity material, awards, printed matter and ephemera. The material is alphabetically organized by broadcasting station. Arranged into subseries A-K as follows:
  • A. ABC, 1945-1947
  • B. Blue Network, 1942-1945
  • C. CBS-KNXT, 1955-1974, bulk 1966-1974
  • D. International News Service, 1947
  • E. KCET, 1974-1984
  • F. KFWB, 1948-1951
  • G. KHJ, 1962-1965
  • H. KLAC, 1950-1951
  • I. KMPC, 1941-1950, bulk 1946-1950
  • J. KTLA, 1959-1962, 1972-1975
  • K. NBC, 1958.
 

Subseries 2A: ABC, 1945-1947.

Box 1, Folder 16

Article--Radio Life--"Learning Can Be Fun!" 1946 August 11

Box 1, Folder 17

Clippings--"Rankin to Push G.I. Job Bill" ca. 1946 July 8

Scope and Content Note

Short article regarding G.I. Job bill and exempting returning veterans from compulsory union membership. Marginalia "This will be a battle royal."
Box 1, Folder 18

Correspondence 1945 October-1946 December

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter regarding refugee artist Roberts tried to assist.
Box 1, Folder 19

Correspondence--Aeronautics 1946 June-August

Scope and Content Note

Northrop Aircraft, Lockheed, Boeing.
Box 1, Folder 20

Correspondence--Radiograms 1945

Box 1, Folder 21

Correspondence--Telegram--Clare Booth Luce 1945

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Clare Luce Booth visiting Rome.
Box 1, Folder 22

Correspondence and press releases 1946 April-May

Box 1, Folder 23

Correspondence, printed material--Albert Speer 1946 May 28

Scope and Content Note

Letter and two (2) attached items regarding Albert Speer's testimony, gathered by Army interrogators, regarding Nazi Germany's aircraft industry.
Box 1, Folder 24

Financial Documents--Form W-2 1946

Box 1, Folder 25

Financial Documents--Group life insurance 1946

Box 1, Folder 26

Manuscript--"The Cross He Has to Bear" ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

Typed text regarding confusion between NBC and ABC after FCC split up NBC network. Believed by Penny Macdonald to have been written by Roberts.
Box 1, Folder 27

Notes--Officers of the German Delegation ca. 1945

Box 1, Folder 28

Notes--ABC dismissal 1946

Box 1, Folder 29

Notes--Edda Ciano Mussolini interview ca. 1945

Box 1, Folder 30

Operation Crossroads at Bikini Atoll--Correspondence, clippings 1946 July

Scope and Content Note

Press release, congratulatory letters, press clippings.
Box 1, Folder 31

Operation Crossroads at Bikini Atoll--Printed material 1946 May

Scope and Content Note

Navy orders, travel logistics, agendas.
Box 1, Folder 32

Operation Crossroads at Bikini Atoll--Schematic diagrams 1946 July 25

Box 1, Folder 33

Press Release--United States Information Service 1946

Scope and Content Note

Regarding United Nations Conference, San Francisco.
Box 1, Folder 34

Printed Material--Brochures, ephemera ca. 1946

Box 1, Folder 35

Printed Material--Newsletters--Overseas Press Club of America. 1946-1947

Box 1, Folder 36

Scripts--Bramson, Dave ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

Script from Dave Bramson to Roberts regarding the opening of the University Study Center educational program for officers and enlisted men in Florence, Italy.
Box 1, Folder 37

Scripts--Broadcasts--Athens ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

Re: food relief efforts in Greece.
Box 1, Folder 38

Scripts--Broadcasts--Cairo 1945 June 16

Scope and Content Note

Re: Cairo and Middle East situation (esp. "crisis in Levant").
Box 1, Folder 39

Scripts--Broadcasts--Mussolini, Donna Rachele 1945

Box 1, Folder 40

Scripts--Broadcasts--Post-War Italy 1945 July 2

Box 2, Folder 1

Scripts--Broadcasts--Rome 1945 June 29

Scope and Content Note

Re: Polish Army and Russian situation.
Box 2, Folder 2

Scripts--Broadcasts--Rome 1945 May-July

Scope and Content Note

Annotated by CR and marked for approval by "Field Press Censor."
Box 2, Folder 3

Scripts--Broadcasts--Rome 1945 July 1

Scope and Content Note

Interview with Pope Pius XII.
Box 2, Folder 4

Scripts--Broadcasts--Turkey 1945 June 20

Box 2, Folder 5

Scripts--Broadcasts, Notes--Vienna ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten expense sheet, wire copy, miscellaneous script part of Austrian broadcast.
Box 25

Operation Crossroads at Bikini Atoll--Scrapbook ca. 1946

Scope and Content Note

Clippings compiled by colleagues. Cover sheet is signed.
 

Subseries 2B: Blue Network, 1942-1945.

Box 2, Folder 10

Contracts--Blue Newsroom Review 1943 April 23

Box 2, Folder 11

Correspondence--Australian broadcast operations 1943 December 1

Box 2, Folder 12

Correspondence--Draft Radiogram--Mussolini ca. 1945 April 29

Scope and Content Note

Original draft of Radiogram regarding viewing Mussolini's body.
Box 2, Folder 13

Correspondence--From Johnstone regarding story idea ca. 1943

Box 2, Folder 14

Correspondence--GHQ Southwest Pacific Area 1943 November-December

Scope and Content Note

Communiqués, press releases.
Box 2, Folder 15

Correspondence--Internal Memorandum--Guy, Helen 1945 May 25

Scope and Content Note

Re: Expenses and congratulations on broadcast of President Roosevelt's death.
Box 2, Folder 16

Correspondence--Kindelberger, J.H. 1942 December 19

Scope and Content Note

From North American Aviation president, J.H. Kindelberger, regarding broadcasts.
Box 2, Folder 17

Correspondence--Radiograms 1945

Scope and Content Note

Radiograms sent by Johnny Johnstone, Blue Network news director, to Roberts, Rome Bureau Chief.
Box 2, Folder 18

Correspondence--Sydney, Australia 1944 January 12

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Roberts to Johnny Johnstone. Describes his bout with malaria and Dengue Fever while in Australia.
Box 2, Folder 19

Correspondence--Telegrams--Australia 1943-1944

Scope and Content Note

To and from Blue Network.
Box 2, Folder 20

Correspondence--Woods, Mark 1942 December 21

Scope and Content Note

Woods was president of Blue Network.
Box 2, Folder 21

Correspondence, prescription--Steck, K.R., M.D. 1943 September 23

Box 2, Folder 22

Financial Documents--Bank statements 1943-1944

Scope and Content Note

Payments for telegrams.
Box 2, Folder 23

Financial Documents--Bills and receipts ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

London, Paris, Portugal.
Box 2, Folder 24

Financial Documents--Expense account 1945 February

Box 2, Folder 25

Manuscript, Photographic Material--15th Air Force ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

Photographs are captioned.
Box 2, Folder 26

Miscellaneous Material--Maps, directories, notes ca. 1942-1943

Scope and Content Note

Includes "Neptunus Rex" script.
Box 2, Folder 27

Reporters Notebook ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

Interview notes from Mussolini's widow, Himmler's widow.
Box 2, Folder 28

Scripts--Broadcasts--Convict insurrection ca. 1945

Box 2, Folder 29

Scripts--Broadcasts--Japanese presence in Pacific Theater 1943 December 28

Box 2, Folder 30

Scripts--Broadcasts--Japanese submarines wire copy ca. 1942

Box 2, Folder 31

Scripts--Broadcasts--Post-War Peace Commentary 1943 August 2

Box 2, Folder 32

Scripts--Broadcasts--United Welders wire copy ca. 1942

Box 2, Folder 33

Scripts--Broadcasts--Various broadcasts ca. 1943

Scope and Content Note

Topics: Merchant Marines, Post-War economy.
Box 2, Folder 34

Speeches, clippings--Schram, Earl 1943 April 29-30

Scope and Content Note

Copies of two speeches by Emil Schram, President of the New York Stock Exchange, delivered in San Francisco on April 29 and 30; clipping regarding Schram's appearance.
Box 2, Folder 35

Travel Orders to Italy 1945 March 31

Box 2, Folder 36

Travel Orders to Middle East 1945 June

Scope and Content Note

Travel orders from Rome Area Allied Command regarding journalistic mission to Greece, Egypt, Palestine, and Turkey. Accreditation papers.
Box 2, Folder 6

Clippings--"En Route to a Story" 1944 May 8

Scope and Content Note

Photo and caption of Roberts and other newsmen. From Newsweek Magazine.
Box 2, Folder 7

Clippings--"On Leyte"--Walker, John 1944 November 6

Scope and Content Note

Article from Time Magazine regarding bombing in which Roberts was injured.
Box 2, Folder 8

Clippings--"US Tunisia Forces Yield Pass to Nazis" 1943 February 22

Scope and Content Note

Los Angeles Times?
Box 2, Folder 9

Clippings--Guinea Gold newspaper 1943 December 30

Scope and Content Note

Front page.
 

Subseries 2C: CBS-KNXT, 1955-1974, bulk 1966-1974.

Box 24, Folder 1

Printed Material--Advertising proof 1967

Box 3, Folder 1

Article--The Guardian--"Clete Roberts Our Honoree At Hillcrest on October 3rd" 1967 October

Scope and Content Note

Chosen 1967 "Citizen of the Year."
Box 3, Folder 10

Clippings--Various 1966

Box 3, Folder 11

Contracts--CBS Morning News with Joseph Benti 1967 May 4

Box 3, Folder 12

Contracts--CBS Morning News with Mike Wallace 1966 June 22

Box 3, Folder 13

Contracts--Staff Newsman Employment Agreement 1968 July 29

Box 3, Folder 14

Correspondence 1966

Scope and Content Note

Memorandums, staff directory.
Box 3, Folder 15

Correspondence 1967, 1969

Box 3, Folder 16

Correspondence 1966-1968

Scope and Content Note

Cards, letters, postcards.
Box 3, Folder 17

Correspondence 1973 February-December

Scope and Content Note

Some contain Roberts' response.
Box 3, Folder 18

Correspondence 1974 January-May

Box 3, Folder 19

Correspondence--Chile-California Program 1966 July 27

Scope and Content Note

From Robert B. Keating regarding Chile-California Program.
Box 3, Folder 2

Article--TV-Radio Life--"Clete Roberts Gives First-Hand Account of 'World's Earth-Shaking Events'" 1955 June 24

Box 3, Folder 20

Correspondence--Congratulatory 1966-1969

Scope and Content Note

Congratulatory letters, including one from Jack Warner.
Box 3, Folder 21

Correspondence--Experimental Test Pilots 1968 June-September

Box 3, Folder 22

Correspondence--Internal Memorandum--Roberts's departure from CBS 1973 December 10

Box 3, Folder 23

Correspondence--Internal Memorandums 1966 September-October

Box 3, Folder 24

Correspondence--Lockheed 1973 May 31

Scope and Content Note

Letter authorizing Roberts to co-pilot plane.
Box 3, Folder 25

Correspondence--Press accreditation 1967 May 29

Box 3, Folder 26

Correspondence--Viewer mail 1966 June 24

Box 3, Folder 27

Correspondence, printed material 1968 November 20

Scope and Content Note

Copy of 1956 TV-Radio Life with note from viewer.
Box 3, Folder 28

Financial Documents and correspondence 1969

Scope and Content Note

CBS expense report.
Box 3, Folder 29

Legal Documents--Court Order 1966 February 17

Scope and Content Note

Re: cameras in the courtroom.
Box 3, Folder 3

Article--TV-Radio Life--"Clete's Clunk" 1955 April 8

Scope and Content Note

Page 5.
Box 3, Folder 30

Legal Documents--Medical insurance ca. 1968

Box 3, Folder 31

Notes--Ratings crisis at CBS ca. 1973

Box 3, Folder 32

Poem--"He's Your Boy Who's Over There"--Diel, Adam 1966

Scope and Content Note

Unsolicited poem and correspondence.
Box 3, Folder 33

Press Release--Jet Propulsion Laboratory 1966 August 9

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Surveyor I.
Box 3, Folder 34

Printed Material--"Aeronautics and Space Report: Program #18"--Headlee, J. 1966 June

Scope and Content Note

NASA publication.
Box 3, Folder 35

Printed Material--Advertising proof 1966 February 9

Scope and Content Note

CBS Morning News with Mike Wallace.
Box 3, Folder 36

Printed Material--Press release and signage 1969 March 19

Scope and Content Note

Press release regarding Israel and Middle East assignment for KNXT.
Box 3, Folder 37

Printed Material--Publicity proof, advertisement clipping ca. 1966

Scope and Content Note

See Also: oversized proofs moved to Box 24.
Box 3, Folder 38

Printed Material--Time Magazine advertisement 1967 August 25

Scope and Content Note

Page 82.
Box 3, Folder 39

Printed Material--TV Guide--Roberts advertisement 1973 October

Scope and Content Note

Page A-28.
Box 3, Folder 4

Article--TV-Radio Life--"How They View the News" 1956 April 20

Scope and Content Note

Page 4.
Box 3, Folder 40

Printed Material--TV Guide--Roberts advertisement 1967 December

Scope and Content Note

Page A-22.
Box 3, Folder 5

Article--TV-Radio Life--"This Marriage Makes News" 1955 October 14

Scope and Content Note

Page 6.
Box 3, Folder 6

Award--Los Angeles County Heart Association 1968

Box 3, Folder 7

Clippings--"The Arab Commandos: They Seek a Slow Death for Israel" 1969 March 10

Scope and Content Note

Story from "The National Observer."
Box 3, Folder 8

Clippings--Congressional elections ca. 1968

Box 3, Folder 9

Clippings--Filipino elections 1961November 15

Scope and Content Note

Reports of Philippine election (with photos of Roberts) from The Philippines Herald.
Box 4, Folder 1

Printed Material, ephemera--Pan Am inaugural flight to Peru 1966

Scope and Content Note

Pan Am portfolio with inaugural flight paraphernalia; travel brochures; 3 x 4 black and white photograph of CR with group of men (photo is inscribed on back "Peru '66"), name badge, travel brochures.
Box 4, Folder 2

Production Notes--Pope Pius XII funeral 1958

Scope and Content Note

Film rundown for broadcast.
Box 4, Folder 3

Reporters Notebook and miscellaneous material ca. 1967

Scope and Content Note

Notebook from Tel Aviv assignment; list of Hebrew terms.
Box 4, Folder 4

Scrapbook ca. 1955

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook filled with promotional material from KNXT. Includes photos, press releases, and articles.
Box 4, Folder 5

Script--Bounty's children--Lane, Jim 1967 November 27

Scope and Content Note

Note and script from Jim Lane.
Box 4, Folder 6

Scripts--Berlin broadcast 1958 June

Scope and Content Note

Regarding execution of Imre Nagy and General Maletier of Hungary.
 

Subseries 2D: International News Service, 1947.

Box 4, Folder 7

Miscellaneous Material 1947 November

Scope and Content Note

Documents, including travel orders and other material while CR was a correspondent for International News Service. Items from trip to Japan and Korea.
 

Subseries 2E: KCET, 1974-1984.

Box 24, Folder 2

Clippings--Jerusalem Post 1977 May 10; 1977 May 12

Scope and Content Note

Two editions.
Box 24, Folder 3

Printed Material--"aUI, the Language of Space" 1977 June 27

Box 26

Printed Material--Rolodex 1979-1983

Box 4, Folder 10

Clippings--"Golden Age" ca. 1980

Scope and Content Note

Captioned photo of Roberts from Los Angeles Times.
Box 4, Folder 11

Clippings--"Big News Probe Stirs Sacramento" ca. 1980

Box 4, Folder 12

Clippings--"Clete Roberts: The Printed Word Points TV's Way" 1980 January 2

Scope and Content Note

Q&A interview in newspaper.
Box 4, Folder 13

Clippings--"Roberts Looks Back on Golden Years" 1978 December 13

Scope and Content Note

Partial segment of article from Los Angeles Times.
Box 4, Folder 14

Clippings--Various news stories 1978

Box 4, Folder 15

Clippings, name badge 1978 October

Box 4, Folder 16

Clippings, reports, Assembly bills--Foreign Medical Schools 1974-1976

Box 4, Folder 17

Contracts--"Newsbeat" 1980-1982

Scope and Content Note

Includes references to pay dispute.
Box 4, Folder 18

Contracts--KCET Jupiter Watch II 1979 July 2

Box 4, Folder 19

Contracts--Various 1983, 1984

Scope and Content Note

Contract for "L.A. Week in Review"; Writer's Loanout Agreement.
Box 4, Folder 20

Correspondence 1977-1978

Box 4, Folder 21

Correspondence 1976 April-May

Box 4, Folder 22

Correspondence 1981 March-October

Box 4, Folder 8

Flying Wing: What Happened to It?--Correspondence and research 1980-1984

Box 4, Folder 9

Flying Wing: What Happened to It?--Correspondence, printed material 1981April

Box 5, Folder 1

Correspondence 1981 September-December

Box 5, Folder 10

Correspondence--Internal memorandums 1981 August, December

Box 5, Folder 11

Correspondence--Internal memorandums--KCET Community Forum 1978 July 17

Box 5, Folder 12

Correspondence--Internal memorandums, printed material 1981

Box 5, Folder 13

Correspondence--Internal memorandums, printed material 1978 April-October

Box 5, Folder 14

Correspondence--Internal memorandums, printed material 1981

Box 5, Folder 15

Correspondence--Ivie, Ardie 1980 January 11

Scope and Content Note

Re: Denying KCET access to Sheriff's Department.
Box 5, Folder 16

Correspondence--Marlow, Jess ca. 1981 January 11

Box 5, Folder 17

Correspondence--Press releases 1981

Box 5, Folder 18

Correspondence--Snook, S.R. 1981

Box 5, Folder 19

Correspondence--Viewer mail, internal memorandums 1977

Box 5, Folder 2

Correspondence 1980-1981

Box 5, Folder 20

Correspondence--Viewer mail 1977 January-July

Box 5, Folder 21

Correspondence--Viewer mail 1977-1978

Box 5, Folder 3

Correspondence 1981 June-July

Box 5, Folder 4

Correspondence 1980 April-June

Box 5, Folder 5

Correspondence--Allen, Steve 1981 September 25

Scope and Content Note

Forwarded material from Steve Allen.
Box 5, Folder 6

Correspondence--Beverly Park Estates 1981 July-November

Box 5, Folder 7

Correspondence--British Consulate General no date

Scope and Content Note

Roberts' biography.
Box 5, Folder 8

Correspondence--Chuck Allen 1977, 1979

Box 5, Folder 9

Correspondence--Emmy acknowledgements 1981 June 18

Box 6, Folder 1

Correspondence--Viewer mail 1977-1978

Box 6, Folder 10

Jerusalem: A Special Report--Budget proposal 1977 March 15

Box 6, Folder 11

Jerusalem: A Special Report--Clippings 1977 June 27

Box 6, Folder 12

Jerusalem: A Special Report--Expenses 1977

Box 6, Folder 13

Jerusalem: A Special Report--Press release 1977 May 13

Box 6, Folder 14

Jerusalem: A Special Report--Printed material 1977

Scope and Content Note

Roberts biography, by-lined feature, production credits.
Box 6, Folder 15

Legal Documents--Greater Los Angeles Council on Deafness 1980 January

Scope and Content Note

Civil action suit against KCET.
Box 6, Folder 16

Miscellaneous Material 1980-1981

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, press releases, memorandums, newsletters.
Box 6, Folder 17

Miscellaneous Material--Broadcast segment timings 1980 August 1

Box 6, Folder 2

Correspondence--Viewer mail 1977-1978

Box 6, Folder 3

Correspondence, printed material 1978-1979

Box 6, Folder 4

Correspondence, printed material--Mexican immigration 1978-1981

Scope and Content Note

Includes H.R. 4021 amendment to Immigration and Nationality Act
Box 6, Folder 5

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant--Reporters Notebooks 1981 September

Box 6, Folder 6

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant--Scripts 1981 September

Scope and Content Note

Re: Abalone Alliance protest.
Box 6, Folder 7

Interview Notes ca. 1976

Box 6, Folder 8

Jerusalem: A Special Report--Script ca. 1977

Box 6, Folder 9

Jerusalem: A Special Report--Application for program project funds 1977 March

Scope and Content Note

BBC/KCET co-production application for project funds.
Box 7, Folder 1

Monograph--"A History of Norwalk" 1978 November 8

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed by Councilman John Zimmerman, Jr.
Box 7, Folder 10

Printed Material--Pamphlets--Lockheed Aircraft ca. 1981

Scope and Content Note

Compendium of pamphlets tied together.
Box 7, Folder 11

Printed Material--Press passes 1983, ca. 1976

Box 7, Folder 12

Printed Material--Staff directories; Correspondence--inter-office memorandums 1977

Box 7, Folder 13

Printed Material--Staff directory, interoffice memorandum 1977

Box 7, Folder 14

Printed Material--The Palm Reader-- "Six for Our Side" 1981 July

Scope and Content Note

Photo with caption mentioning Emmy win.
Box 7, Folder 15

Production Treatment--Chronis, George T. 1981 June 26

Box 7, Folder 2

Notes, staff meeting report, clippings 1980

Box 7, Folder 3

Periodical--"Cry California" 1981

Scope and Content Note

Re: environmental issues.
Box 7, Folder 4

Printed Material-- "Books About the American Indians" 1978 October

Scope and Content Note

Bibliography from American Indian Historical Society.
Box 7, Folder 5

Printed Material--"They're Picking Our Pockets at City Hall"--Sperling, Samuel M. 1977 January

Box 7, Folder 6

Printed Material--1983 Journalism Ethics Report 1983

Box 7, Folder 7

Printed Material--1983-84 Freedom of Information 1983

Box 7, Folder 8

Printed Material--Background research ca. 1976

Box 7, Folder 9

Printed Material--Miscellaneous 1980-1981

Scope and Content Note

Government directory, copy of speech publications.
Box 8, Folder 1

Reporters Notebooks--Various ca. 1983

Box 8, Folder 2

Scripts, notes 1978

Box 8, Folder 3

Scripts, printed material--Environmental Issues 1981

Box 8, Folder 4

Story Outline--Goodbye Macon, nice knowing you --Skarstedt, Vance 1981 June 15

Box 8, Folder 5

Voyager Mission--Printed Material--Press kit, clippings 1981 August

Scope and Content Note

Voyager 2.
Box 8, Folder 6

Voyager Mission--Printed material and slides 1981

Scope and Content Note

Voyager 1 and 2.
Box 8, Folder 7

Voyager Mission--Scripts, printed material, photographs ca. 1981

Scope and Content Note

Voyager 1 and 2.
 

Subseries 2F: KFWB, 1948-1951.

Box 8, Folder 10

Scripts--Broadcasts ca. 1950

Scope and Content Note

Mention atomic power in US submarines, Hollywood 10, communism in Europe.
Box 8, Folder 11

Scripts--Broadcasts--News & Comment 1951 January-February

Scope and Content Note

Topics: US wage and price controls; Korean War; Draft; Atomic bomb test; California smog laws.
Box 8, Folder 8

Correspondence--Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 1948 November 30

Box 8, Folder 9

Reporters Notebook 1949

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Northrop hearing.
 

Subseries 2G: KHJ, 1962-1965.

Box 8, Folder 12

Clippings--Estes Trial 1965 June 8

Scope and Content Note

Article from New York Times on television cameras in the courtroom; substantial highlighting of text.
Box 8, Folder 13

Clippings, newsletters--Central America 1963

Box 8, Folder 14

Contract termination 1964 August 6

Box 8, Folder 15

Contract and termination request 1965 March 2

Scope and Content Note

Includes original contract.
Box 8, Folder 16

Correspondence 1963-1964

Scope and Content Note

Letters, Christmas cards. Mentions of President Kennedy's assassination and the civil rights movement.
Box 8, Folder 17

Correspondence 1965

Scope and Content Note

Letters, postcards.
Box 8, Folder 18

Correspondence--Telegram 1964 April 26

Box 9, Folder 1

Correspondence--Thomas, Lowell 1965 November 26

Scope and Content Note

Signed letter from Lowell Thomas.
Box 9, Folder 10

Reporters Notebooks ca. 1964

Box 9, Folder 11

Scripts--Broadcasts 1965

Box 9, Folder 12

Scripts--Broadcasts--Berkeley Free Speech Movement ca. 1964 September

Box 9, Folder 13

Scripts--Broadcasts--Latin America 1963

Scope and Content Note

Subjects: Guatemala and Mexico.
Box 9, Folder 2

Correspondence and miscellaneous materials 1963

Scope and Content Note

Primarily regarding Latin American assignments.
Box 9, Folder 3

Notebook, correspondence, calendar 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

Vinyl notebook inscribed "Clete Roberts KHJ-RKO General." Includes notepad, calendar, and letter regarding Radio/Television News Association of Southern California.
Box 9, Folder 4

Printed Material--Brochures--"Columnists on the Air" 1964 February 10

Box 9, Folder 5

Printed Material--Brochures--1964 Republican National Convention 1964

Scope and Content Note

Regarding KHJ's coverage.
Box 9, Folder 6

Printed Material--Ephemera 1965

Scope and Content Note

RKO General Broadcast Code; Membership cards for Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and The Greater Los Angeles Press Club.
Box 9, Folder 7

Printed Material--Fact sheets and press releases--Mariner Mission 1962 July 19

Box 9, Folder 8

Printed Material--Press passes 1964-1965

Box 9, Folder 9

Printed Material--Publicity brochures 1963

 

Subseries 2H: KLAC, 1950-1951.

Box 9, Folder 14

Financial Documents--Expense invoice 1951 February

Scope and Content Note

Mentions covering atomic blast in Nevada.
Box 9, Folder 15

Printed Material--Nomination ca. 1950

Scope and Content Note

Board nominating Roberts for Alfred I. duPont Commentator Award
 

Subseries 2I: KMPC, 1941-1950, bulk 1946-1950.

Box 10, Folder 1

Printed Material--Business cards ca. 1946

Scope and Content Note

Cards have "Free Speech Mike" icon in lower left corner.
Box 10, Folder 2

Scripts--Broadcasts--Rexall Drug Company ca. 1946

Box 9, Folder 16

Article--New Republic--"AJ Congress says: Don't Give Bigotry the Air!" 1948 December 6

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of article; quotes Roberts on KMPC lawsuit.
Box 9, Folder 17

Article--Radio Life--"West: Independents' News" 1941 August 17

Scope and Content Note

Page 13.
Box 9, Folder 18

Article--Radio Life--"Young, Willing and Able - And 'Nerves by U.S. Steel'" 1941 December 14

Scope and Content Note

Page 11.
Box 9, Folder 19

Article--Valley Times--"The Listening Post" 1947 September 23

Scope and Content Note

News column; discusses Roberts' role as Director of Public Affairs for KMPC and role in the Bikini Atomic Bomb tests.
Box 9, Folder 20

Correspondence--Hermes typewriter 1947 December 16-18

Scope and Content Note

Incoming letter from ABC and copy of outgoing response from Roberts regarding whereabouts of Hermes typewriter he was assigned during WWII. Refers to bombing raid of October 24, 1944 on island of Leyte in the Philippines.
Box 9, Folder 21

Correspondence--Various 1947-1948

Scope and Content Note

Congratulatory letters, requests for job assistance, Western Union telegrams.
Box 9, Folder 22

Document--Letter regarding U.S. China Policy ca. 1947

Scope and Content Note

Five page letter discussing Newsweek magazine and U.S. China policy. Do not believe this is written by Roberts. May have been used for background/research.
Box 9, Folder 23

Legal Documents--FCC Transfer of License ca. 1950

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of transfer of license for KMPC.
 

Subseries 2J: KTLA, 1959-1962, 1972-1975.

Box 10, Folder 10

Correspondence 1973-1974

Box 10, Folder 11

Correspondence 1974 April-August

Box 10, Folder 12

Correspondence 1974 April-October

Box 10, Folder 3

Clippings--Atomic energy 1973

Box 10, Folder 4

Clippings--Miscellaneous background 1974

Box 10, Folder 5

Clippings--Stories background 1974

Box 10, Folder 6

Clippings--Ward Baxter interview 1974 May 7

Box 10, Folder 7

Clippings, press release--Kendig Variable Venturi Carburetor 1974

Box 10, Folder 8

Contracts--Negotiation notes ca. 1972

Box 10, Folder 9

Correspondence 1973 Demceber-1974 October

Box 11, Folder 1

Correspondence 1974 January-August

Scope and Content Note

Some contain Roberts' response.
Box 11, Folder 10

Correspondence--Internal memorandums 1974 March-August

Box 11, Folder 11

Correspondence--Internal memorandums--Nielsen Ratings 1974

Box 11, Folder 12

Correspondence--Lockheed 1960 August 4

Scope and Content Note

Re: photographs.
Box 11, Folder 13

Correspondence--Press release--American Jet ca. 1974

Scope and Content Note

Includes photo of William H. Boone.
Box 11, Folder 14

Correspondence--Press release--National Coalition for Fair Immigration Laws and Practices 1974

Scope and Content Note

Documents from the National Coalition for Fair Immigration Laws and Practices and County of Los Angeles.
Box 11, Folder 15

Correspondence--Press releases--Jet Propulsion Laboratory 1974 September 15

Box 11, Folder 16

Correspondence--Printed material--Lundberg Newsletter 1974 Feb-August

Box 11, Folder 17

Correspondence--Resumes received 1974

Box 11, Folder 18

Correspondence--Viewer mail 1975 March-July

Box 11, Folder 19

Correspondence--Viewer mail 1974 March-June

Scope and Content Note

Unanswered viewer letters.
Box 11, Folder 2

Correspondence 1974 March, October

Box 11, Folder 3

Correspondence 1974 May-October

Scope and Content Note

Mainly viewer mail that was answered; Roberts's responses included on most along with original viewer letter.
Box 11, Folder 4

Correspondence 1974 May-June

Box 11, Folder 5

Correspondence 1974 October-November

Box 11, Folder 6

Correspondence 1974-1975

Box 11, Folder 7

Correspondence--Airline Pilots Association 1974

Box 11, Folder 8

Correspondence--Amram, Robert 1974 April 30

Scope and Content Note

From Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker Robert Amram. Includes clippings, film synopsis, and photographs regarding "Ski High."
Box 11, Folder 9

Correspondence--Associated Press 1973-1974

Scope and Content Note

Letters from former colleagues Bob Eunson, Stan Swinton, & William J. Dunn; reminiscences of WWII.
Box 12, Folder 1

Correspondence--Viewer mail 1974 May-October

Scope and Content Note

Unanswered viewer letters.
Box 12, Folder 10

Miscellaneous--Film story information 1974 January

Box 12, Folder 11

Miscellaneous Material--Airport book 1974 September-October

Box 12, Folder 12

Miscellaneous Material--Aviation 1972-1974

Scope and Content Note

Fact sheets, reports, newsletters.
Box 12, Folder 13

Miscellaneous Material--California Highway Patrol 1974 July

Box 12, Folder 14

Miscellaneous Material--County of Los Angeles Probation Department--Response to Board of Supervisors 1974 August 12

Box 12, Folder 15

Miscellaneous Material--Ratings information 1974

Scope and Content Note

Nielsen ratings for KTLA broadcasts, including 1974 Rose Parade.
Box 12, Folder 16

Miscellaneous Material--Story idea--Helicopters 1974 July 31

Box 12, Folder 17

Miscellaneous Material--Various press releases 1974

Scope and Content Note

Some include photographs.
Box 12, Folder 18

Notes 1974

Box 12, Folder 19

Notes--Nixon convocation at University of Southern California ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

Opening remarks.
Box 12, Folder 2

Correspondence--Viewer mail 1973-1974

Box 12, Folder 20

Notes--Press conference(s) preparation ca. 1960

Box 12, Folder 21

Notes and Printed Material--Russian assignment 1961 February-March

Scope and Content Note

Reporting notes from Russia discussing conversations with citizens, ticket stubs (Pan Am, Aeroflot), and other ephemera.
Box 12, Folder 22

Notes, miscellaneous material--Personal Property Rights story 1975

Box 12, Folder 23

Press Kit--Californians Against Proposition 17 1974 August 16

Box 12, Folder 3

Correspondence, Clippings, Screenplay--News freak--Slasor, Alan 1974 July 22

Scope and Content Note

Unsolicited screenplay.
Box 12, Folder 4

Correspondence, Manuscript--"Most Unforgettable Character "-- Moore, Jane B. 1974 February 9

Box 12, Folder 5

Daily News Film Logs (1 of 4) 1959-1960

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notations of daily stories from KTLA broadcasts. Notes taken from three-ring binder. [split into two file folders due to size].
Box 12, Folder 6

Daily News Film Logs (2 of 4) 1960-1961

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notations of daily stories from KTLA broadcasts. Notes taken from three-ring binder. [split into two file folders due to size].
Box 12, Folder 7

Farewell Remarks ca. 1974

Box 12, Folder 8

Internal Memorandum ca. 1974

Scope and Content Note

Critique of KTLA's station operations.
Box 12, Folder 9

Manuscript--"With Apologies to Mr. Roberts"-- Rothbart, Lew ca. 1973

Scope and Content Note

Poem.
Box 13, Folder 1

Press Kit--Goodyear ca. 1974

Box 13, Folder 10

Printed Material--Various 1961

Scope and Content Note

Jet Propulsion Laboratory memorandums, UPI lead stories, Senate Resolution No. 16.
Box 13, Folder 11

Printed Material and Notes--Military Christmas arrangements, Korea 1960 December

Box 13, Folder 12

Printed Material and Script--First Annual Catalina Hot Air Balloon Race 1974 September

Box 13, Folder 13

Publication--"Legislative Analysis: Newsman's Privilege Legislation" 1973 June 13

Scope and Content Note

From American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
Box 13, Folder 14

Publication--1973/74 Automobile Facts & Figures ca. 1975

Box 13, Folder 15

Scripts--Broadcasts 1974 January

Box 13, Folder 16

Scripts--Broadcasts--Russian space program 1961 April -May

Scope and Content Note

Includes mention of Sergei Vladimir Iiyushin.
Box 13, Folder 17

Scripts--Broadcasts--Smog devices ca. 1974

Box 13, Folder 18

Story Ideas 1973-1974

Box 13, Folder 2

Press Kit--Volmer VJ-24 ca. 1974

Scope and Content Note

Includes b/w prints of sailplane.
Box 13, Folder 3

Press Kit--War Aircraft Replicas 1974 March

Box 13, Folder 4

Printed Material-- Concord inaugural flight 1961 March 2-3

Scope and Content Note

Notes, press party lists, and industry magazine for inaugural Los Angeles to London flight.
Box 13, Folder 5

Printed Material--"Big 3 Final" Program Schedule 1959 May

Box 13, Folder 6

Printed Material--Advertising proof 1974 June 27

Box 13, Folder 7

Printed Material--Advertising proof ca. 1974

Box 13, Folder 8

Printed Material--Clippings, Sketches--Stories background ca. 1974

Box 13, Folder 9

Printed Material--Institute of Asian and African Studies 1961 July

Box 24, Folder 4

Daily News Film Logs (3 of 4) 1961-1962

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notations of daily stories from KTLA broadcasts. Notes taken from legal-sized four-ring binder.
Box 24, Folder 5

Daily News Film Logs (4 of 4) 1961-1962

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notations of daily stories from KTLA broadcasts. Notes taken from legal-sized four-ring binder.
 

Subseries 2K: NBC, 1958.

Box 13, Folder 19

Correspondence and assorted material--European assignment 1958 July

Scope and Content Note

Misc. correspondence, ephemera, and story notes (London, Paris, Geneva, Rome).
Box 13, Folder 20

Scripts--Broadcasts--American citizens in Czechoslovakia 1958 July

Box 13, Folder 21

Scripts--Broadcasts--European assignment 1958 June-July

Scope and Content Note

Broadcast texts discussing France, DeGaulle, All-Algerian Committee for Public Safety, and Communists; French fashion; US, Britain, and nuclear technology; Germany and atomic technology; Italian politics.
 

Series 3: Lectures, 1967-1981.

Physical Description: .5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Series consists of contracts, correspondence, and scripts.
Box 14, Folder 1

Contracts--Gorham Agency 1967-1968

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence.
Box 14, Folder 10

Scripts--General Outline 1969 November 17

Box 14, Folder 11

Scripts-- St. Monica 1980 January 17

Scope and Content Note

Topics: Iran, NPR.
Box 14, Folder 12

Scripts--Various 1967-1968

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes, clippings, maps, magazines. Topics include Nixon, Viet Nam War.
Box 14, Folder 13

Scripts--Ventura 1981 January 22

Scope and Content Note

Topics: Mexico, Soviet Union, democracy, nuclear war.
Box 14, Folder 2

Contracts--Gorham Agency 1969-1970

Scope and Content Note

Contracts and correspondence related to speaking engagements via Gorham Agency.
Box 14, Folder 3

Contracts--Gorham, Gertrude 1968 October 24

Scope and Content Note

Contract for lectures representation by Gertrude Purple Gorham.
Box 14, Folder 4

Correspondence 1974 April 25

Box 14, Folder 5

Correspondence--West Coast Artist's Management 1976 September 2

Box 14, Folder 6

Correspondence, script--Gateway Kiwanis Club 1980 September 2

Scope and Content Note

At request of Glendale Federal.
Box 14, Folder 7

Manuscript and Printed Material--Radio and Television News Association 1970, 1976

Scope and Content Note

Regarding the establishment of Radio and Television News Association, RTNA program, and RTNA newsletter.
Box 14, Folder 8

Miscellaneous material no date

Scope and Content Note

Quotations regarding Roberts' performances.
Box 14, Folder 9

Printed Material--Gorham publicity material ca. 1967

 

Series 4: Personal papers, 1942-1986.

Physical Description: 3.5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Series comprises correspondence, legal and financial documentation, articles written by Mr. Roberts, and miscellaneous material that reflect Mr. Roberts' interest in aviation, travel, and languages.
Box 14, Folder 14

Address Book ca. 1974

Box 14, Folder 15

Article--ASTA Travel News--"The Isles of Greece." 1973 December

Scope and Content Note

Article is unattributed but was originally in a file entitled "CR. Travel Writing."
Box 14, Folder 16

Article--"Flying Down to Old Mexico"--Roberts, Clete 1976 February-March

Scope and Content Note

Published in Mexico West.
Box 14, Folder 17

Article--"You Can't Always Believe"--Roberts, Clete 1978 October-November

Scope and Content Note

Published in Mexico West.
Box 14, Folder 18

Article--Plane & Pilot--"Flying Mexico"--Roberts, Clete 1973 February-March

Box 14, Folder 19

Aviation--Correspondence, receipts, insurance 1974-1981

Scope and Content Note

Related to airplanes and hangars in Santa Paula.
Box 14, Folder 20

Calendar 1968

Box 14, Folder 21

Clippings--"Mercy Mission Pilots Conquer Rugged Conditions" 1979 October 7

Box 14, Folder 22

Clippings--"Show Biz Still First" 1977 October

Scope and Content Note

Briefly mentions Roberts.
Box 14, Folder 23

Clippings--"The Day that New York got a Piece of a Real Mind"--Roberts, Clete 1978 December 27

Scope and Content Note

Essay on Janet Flanner by Roberts, Paris correspondent for the New Yorker magazine.
Box 14, Folder 24

Clippings--Obituaries 1984, 1986

Scope and Content Note

Obituaries for Clete Roberts and Mary Roberts.
Box 14, Folder 25

Clippings--Various 1966-1969

Scope and Content Note

Re: letter to LA Times by Roberts; some regarding Dorothy (Dottie) Furman.
Box 15, Folder 1

Contracts--Iowa State University Press 1985 July 9

Scope and Content Note

Assignment agreement (posthumous).
Box 15, Folder 10

Correspondence--James C. McNamara 1952 March 2

Scope and Content Note

Letter from acquaintance James C. McNamara (Lt. Col. Inf.) from Seoul, Korea.
Box 15, Folder 11

Correspondence--Klein, Malcolm 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

Memorandums.
Box 15, Folder 12

Correspondence--Phoenix Junior college 1942 December 28

Scope and Content Note

Regarding enrollment in course.
Box 15, Folder 13

Correspondence--Republic Airlines 1980 September 12

Box 15, Folder 14

Correspondence--Travel writing 1976 August 24

Box 15, Folder 15

Ephemera ca. 1955

Scope and Content Note

Tourist souvenirs.
Box 15, Folder 16

Financial Documents--Accounting Services--Murphy, George 1974 February-June

Box 15, Folder 17

Financial Documents--Correspondence--Bank of America 1979-1981

Scope and Content Note

Lost/stolen credit cards.
Box 15, Folder 18

Financial Documents--Promissory note 1980 August 27

Box 15, Folder 19

Financial Documents--Tax deduction worksheet 1979

Box 15, Folder 2

Correspondence 1980 December 1

Scope and Content Note

Offer of private film collection.
Box 15, Folder 20

Financial Documents--Tax returns 1978-1979

Scope and Content Note

Tax preparation documents.
Box 15, Folder 21

Hand-drawn cartoon ca. 1943

Box 15, Folder 22

Legal Documents--Airplane insurance 1966-1968

Box 15, Folder 23

Legal Documents--Automotive insurance 1967-1968

Box 15, Folder 24

Legal Documents--Automotive insurance 1968-1969

Box 15, Folder 25

Legal Documents--Aviation insurance Policy 1975

Box 15, Folder 26

Legal Documents--DMV registrations 1979-1981

Box 15, Folder 27

Legal Documents--Insurance Policies 1974-1982

Box 15, Folder 28

Legal Documents--Insurance Policies--Pearlman-Exley 1974 April 2-11

Scope and Content Note

Insurance correspondence.
Box 15, Folder 29

Legal Documents--Insurance Policies--Travelers Insurance Co. 1983-1984

Scope and Content Note

Insurance policies and paperwork.
Box 15, Folder 3

Correspondence no date

Scope and Content Note

Re: WWII reporting.
Box 15, Folder 30

Legal Documents--National Aviation Underwriters 1974-1981

Box 15, Folder 4

Correspondence 1976

Box 15, Folder 5

Correspondence 1979, 1982

Box 15, Folder 6

Correspondence 1980 April-May

Box 15, Folder 7

Correspondence 1974, 1982, 1984

Box 15, Folder 8

Correspondence--Arnold, Charlie 1969 December

Scope and Content Note

Regarding Veterans of GHQ SWPA.
Box 15, Folder 9

Correspondence--G.P. Putnam's Sons 1975 March 9

Scope and Content Note

Re: Submission of Roberts' manuscript "Miguel."
Box 16, Folder 1

Legal Documents--US Army--Honorable Discharge 1943 July 23

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy.
Box 16, Folder 10

Printed Material--"Instrument Flying Basic" manual 1943 June 1

Box 16, Folder 11

Printed Material--Brochures--Antique planes and cars 1969

Box 16, Folder 12

Printed Material--Newsletters--Baja Bush Pilot 1974 April

Box 16, Folder 13

Printed Material--Notepad and Cuernavaca brochure 1973

Box 16, Folder 14

Printed Material--Radio and Television News Association of Southern California 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

Golden Mike Award nominations, memorandum.
Box 16, Folder 2

Meeting Minutes--American Federation of Television and Radio Artists 1969

Box 16, Folder 3

Miscellaneous material--Aviation artwork 1974

Scope and Content Note

Slides of historical aircraft artwork; Artist's conception of Virtus and Space Shuttle Orbiter.
Box 16, Folder 4

Miscellaneous material--Cuernavaca Language Program 1983

Box 16, Folder 5

Miscellaneous material--Spanish notebooks 1978

Box 16, Folder 6

Miscellaneous material--Spanish notebooks ca. 1981

Box 16, Folder 7

Miscellaneous material--Spanish notebooks, notes ca. 1983

Box 16, Folder 8

Miscellaneous material--Stationery no date

Scope and Content Note

Blank paper and envelopes.
Box 16, Folder 9

Miscellaneous material--Western Airlines ca. 1980

Scope and Content Note

Press releases and photos (including Will Rogers) regarding Western Air Express.
Box 17, Folder 1

Printed Material--Russian language materials 1959, 1961, 1967

Scope and Content Note

Russian language books, Russian art book with inscription from Irina Gsoriskaya, essay regarding Russian-US relations by Alexander Doll found in art book.
Box 17, Folder 10

Script, Address book ca. 1964

Scope and Content Note

Scripts referring to MacBeth and Dr. Faustus are typed on the dividers of the address book.
Box 17, Folder 11

Society of American Travel Writers--Clipping 1974 September

Box 17, Folder 12

Society of American Travel Writers--Correspondence 1974

Box 17, Folder 13

Society of American Travel Writers--Correspondence, brochure 1969 January 3

Scope and Content Note

Welcome letter, handbook.
Box 17, Folder 14

Society of American Travel Writers--Correspondence, printed material 1969

Box 17, Folder 2

Printed Material--Volkswagen Europa map 1965

Box 17, Folder 3

Publication--"The Face of War: Vietnam" 1965

Scope and Content Note

Photograph report.
Box 17, Folder 4

Publication--"The Vintage Ford" 1967 January-February

Scope and Content Note

Publication of Model T Ford Club of America.
Box 17, Folder 5

Publication--On Approach 1984 Jan-Feb

Box 17, Folder 6

Radio and Television News Association--Board of Directors memorandum 1965 October 31

Box 17, Folder 7

Radio and Television News Association--Correspondence, meeting minutes 1978 January-August

Box 17, Folder 8

Radio and Television News Association--Membership certificate ca. 1969

Scope and Content Note

Radio and Television News Association of Southern California.
Box 17, Folder 9

Script--The Osterman weekend--Masters, Ian 1981 April 30

Scope and Content Note

Second draft of "The Osterman Weekend." Ian Masters was business associate of Roberts in the Clete Roberts Film Group.
Box 24, Folder 6

Correspondence--Publication and invitation 1983

Scope and Content Note

Invitation from S. Richard Koyama, an exchange student who lived with the Roberts family, to a dedication ceremony in Japan.
Box 24, Folder 7

Printed Material--Bumper stickers ca. 1964

Scope and Content Note

Bumper stickers read "Clete Roberts for Vice President."
Box 26

Pipes no date

 

Series 5: Production companies, 1954-1984.

Physical Description: 6 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Series consists of correspondence, contracts, financial documents, project proposals, research materials and scripts from Mr. Roberts' production companies. Arranged into subseries A-B as follows:
  • A. Clete Roberts Film Group, 1973-1984
  • B. USTV, 1954-1979.
 

Subseries 5A: Clete Roberts Film Group, 1973-1984.

Physical Description: 1 box
Box 18, Folder 1

Chicago Title Insurance Company--Conference reports, work order 1977 February-March

Box 18, Folder 10

Film Treatment--"This Land is Your Land" ca. 1977

Scope and Content Note

For Chicago Title and Insurance; document includes synopsis of Clete Roberts Film Group.
Box 18, Folder 11

Financial Documents--Agreements, statements, correspondence 1975-1977

Box 18, Folder 12

Financial Documents--Bank of America 1974 May-October

Scope and Content Note

Check stubs.
Box 18, Folder 13

Financial Documents--Billing statements 1974

Box 18, Folder 14

Financial Documents--Business taxes 1975-1980

Box 18, Folder 15

Financial Documents--Cash payment ledger 1974-1980

Scope and Content Note

Ledger kept by Roberts' wife, Mary Roberts.
Box 18, Folder 16

Financial Documents--Invoices 1977 April-June

Box 18, Folder 17

Financial Documents--Receipts, invoices 1975-1977

Box 18, Folder 18

Financial Documents--Receipts, statements 1976-1978

Box 18, Folder 19

Financial Documents--Statements 1981, 1984

Box 18, Folder 2

Contracts--City of Long Beach 1974 February 22

Box 18, Folder 20

Financial Documents--Statements 1974 May-September

Box 18, Folder 21

Port of Long Beach--Correspondence 1975-1976

Box 18, Folder 22

Printed Material--News Kit--Los Angeles Department of Airports ca. 1978

Box 18, Folder 23

Printed Material--Stationary mock-up 1984 January 17

Box 18, Folder 24

Project Proposal for documentary film report ca. 1977

Box 18, Folder 25

Project Proposals 1975, 1977

Box 18, Folder 26

Promotional Material ca. 1977

Box 18, Folder 27

Scripts--Saudi Arabia Documentary ca. 1976

Box 18, Folder 28

Scripts, correspondence, printed material--Sanilogical 1977 April

Box 18, Folder 29

Synopsis--Witness to war no date

Box 18, Folder 3

Contracts--Chiat/Day Inc 1974 October 1

Box 18, Folder 4

Correspondence 1975 March-August

Box 18, Folder 5

Correspondence 1974 January-October

Box 18, Folder 6

Correspondence--Chiat Day/Novus Project 1975

Box 18, Folder 7

Correspondence--St. Jude film project 1974 April-May

Box 18, Folder 8

Correspondence--State Citizens Banks 1973 November 28

Box 18, Folder 9

Correspondence, Statements 1975, 1978, 1979

 

Subseries 5B: USTV, 1954-1979.

Physical Description: 5 boxes
Box 19, Folder 1

1980 is tomorrow--Scripts 1969 November 26

Scope and Content Note

Second draft.
Box 19, Folder 10

Correspondence--FCC--Mobile phone application 1966-1968

Box 19, Folder 11

Correspondence--KCET--Regional Report 1967 February 14

Box 19, Folder 12

Correspondence--Mexico Services Inc. 1968 January-February

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Dorothy Furman regarding public relations venture.
Box 19, Folder 13

Correspondence--Project proposals 1965-1969

Box 19, Folder 14

Correspondence--Westdeutscher Rundfunk 1967 October 31

Scope and Content Note

Written in German.
Box 19, Folder 15

Correspondence and miscellaneous material--TWA 1962 December 11

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Bob McKay.
Box 19, Folder 16

Correspondence and financial Documents--Frederick Murphy Accounting 1965-1966

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence includes American Host Foundation lawsuit.
Box 19, Folder 17

Film Proposal--"University of the Seven Seas" ca. 1964

Box 19, Folder 18

Financial Documents--Account statements, bank receipts 1966-1968

Box 19, Folder 19

Financial Documents--Budgets 1965

Box 19, Folder 2

1980 is tomorrow--Script 1969 December 8

Scope and Content Note

Final shooting script.
Box 19, Folder 20

Financial Documents--Expense notebook (Peru) 1969

Box 19, Folder 21

Financial Documents--Frankfurt receipts 1963 July-August

Box 19, Folder 22

Financial Documents--Frederick Murphy Accounting 1968 May 6

Scope and Content Note

Re: CBS stock.
Box 19, Folder 23

Financial Documents--Ledger, expense receipts 1967, 1969

Box 19, Folder 24

Financial Documents--Ledger, statements 1964

Box 19, Folder 25

Financial Documents--Receipts, invoices 1964

Box 19, Folder 26

Financial Documents--Business taxes legal bulletin 1961

Box 19, Folder 3

Article--Bank-Trust News--"You See 'History As It Happens' On First National's new TV Show" 1954 April

Scope and Content Note

Page 2. Profile of Roberts.
Box 19, Folder 4

Clippings--Aviation/Aerospace industry 1966-1967

Scope and Content Note

Binder of articles compiled by Denham S. Scott.
Box 19, Folder 5

Clippings--Los Angeles Times 1967 March 14

Box 19, Folder 6

Correspondence 1963-1975

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter regarding financing for Manson Family film.
Box 19, Folder 7

Correspondence--"A Gathering of Giants" 1969

Scope and Content Note

From Northrop and McDonnell Douglas.
Box 19, Folder 8

Correspondence--Consolidated Film Industries 1974 May

Box 19, Folder 9

Correspondence--Department of Motor Vehicles 1966

Scope and Content Note

Regarding press plates for car.
Box 20, Folder 1

Financial Documents--Receipts, invoices, check stubs (1 of 4) 1964

Box 20, Folder 2

Financial Documents--Receipts, invoices, check stubs (2 of 4) 1964

Box 20, Folder 3

Financial Documents--Receipts, invoices, check stubs (3 of 4) 1964-1965

Box 20, Folder 4

Financial Documents--Receipts, invoices, check stubs (4 of 4) 1963-1964

Box 20, Folder 5

Financial documents--Taxes 1965-1969

Scope and Content Note

Invoices for various projects; paperwork regarding law suit (USTV vs. American Host Foundation); tax returns.
Box 20, Folder 6

Flying Tiger Line--Background material ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

Publications, advertisements, promotional literature.
Box 21, Folder 1

Flying Tiger Line--Background material ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

25 8x10 black and white photographs of airplanes and personnel; 9.25x5.25 black and photograph of Lt. Gen. Claire Chennault in suit standing by open door of plane.
Box 21, Folder 10

Notes--Travelogue project 1966

Box 21, Folder 11

Orthopedic Hospital Project (Dr. Lowman)--Correspondence 1967-1969

Box 21, Folder 12

Orthopedic Hospital Project (Dr. Lowman)--Correspondence and miscellaneous material 1966-1968

Scope and Content Note

Proposed film outline, shooting schedule, correspondence.
Box 21, Folder 13

Orthopedic Hospital Project (Dr. Lowman)--Financial documents 1966-1967

Scope and Content Note

Receipts, checks, invoices.
Box 21, Folder 14

Orthopedic Hospital Project (Dr. Lowman)--Printed material 1957-1965

Scope and Content Note

Background on Dr. Lowman and Orthopedic Hospital.
Box 21, Folder 2

Flying Tiger Line--Background material ca. 1968

Box 21, Folder 3

Flying Tiger Line--Script ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

Master script.
Box 21, Folder 4

Flying Tiger Line--Scripts ca. 1968

Box 21, Folder 5

Flying Tiger Line--Shooting schedule ca. 1968

Box 21, Folder 6

Miscellaneous material--What West Germans watch--Gordon, Eric 1973

Scope and Content Note

Report regarding historical aspects of German television and its broadcasters.
Box 21, Folder 7

Miscellaneous Material--Pre-printed addresses no date

Scope and Content Note

Pre-printed addresses for various broadcasters throughout the world.
Box 21, Folder 8

Miscellaneous Materials--Aerospacelines 1966-1967

Scope and Content Note

Material regarding film on the "Super Guppy." Includes script, photographs, and correspondence.
Box 21, Folder 9

Notes--Equipment list ca. 1962

Scope and Content Note

Details amount and weight.
Box 22, Folder 1

Orthopedic Hospital Project (Dr. Lowman)--Scripts 1966

Box 22, Folder 10

Port of Long Beach--Script ca. 1973

Scope and Content Note

Original, first draft.
Box 22, Folder 11

Printed Material and Photographs--Boeing "Super Guppy" ca. 1965

Scope and Content Note

Fact sheets and photos.
Box 22, Folder 12

Printed Materials--Brochure--Western Aerospace Historical Symposium 1968 October 4-5

Box 22, Folder 13

Reporters Notebook, scripts--Israeli Special 1969

Box 22, Folder 2

Orthopedic Hospital Project (Dr. Lowman)--Scripts 1967

Scope and Content Note

Various drafts and final version.
Box 22, Folder 3

Polar Flight--Reporters Notebook 1966

Box 22, Folder 4

Polar Flight--Scripts, miscellaneous material 1966

Box 22, Folder 5

Port of Long Beach--Background material and script ca. 1973

Box 22, Folder 6

Port of Long Beach--Budget ca. 1973

Box 22, Folder 7

Port of Long Beach--Contract, purchase order, check stub 1974 April 11

Scope and Content Note

Contract, purchase order, billing statements, pay stub for Port of Long Beach project.
Box 22, Folder 8

Port of Long Beach--Correspondence 1978 September 6

Box 22, Folder 9

Port of Long Beach--Film outline, correspondence 1979

Box 23, Folder 1

Reporters Notebooks 1969

Box 23, Folder 2

Reporters Notebooks ca. 1963

Box 23, Folder 3

Script, Film--Las Balsas Expedition ca. 1973

Scope and Content Note

Las Balsas Expedition, which had Salvador Dali as a patron.
Box 23, Folder 4

Scripts--Finian's Rainbow publicity film 1967

Scope and Content Note

Scripts and correspondence. Mentions Francis Ford Coppola, director of the film.
Box 23, Folder 5

Scripts--"Viet Nam Report" 1965 December 23

Box 23, Folder 6

Scripts, Notes--Cerro Gordo ca. 1965

Box 24, Folder 8

Flying Tiger Line--Invoice record 1966-1967

Scope and Content Note

Calculations for productions costs on film projects including Flying Tiger Line.
Box 25

Miscellaneous Material--Credit boards ca. 1963

Scope and Content Note

Includes images of Roberts.
Box 25

Miscellaneous Material--Credit boards ca. 1963

Box 26

Printed Material--Address cards no date

 

Series 6: Photographic materials, 1938-1984.

Physical Description: 5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Series consists of photographic materials documenting Mr. Roberts' broadcasting career, production companies, and personal life. Arranged into subseries A-C as follows:
  • A. Broadcasting, 1938-1981
  • B. Miscellaneous, 1950-1984
  • C. Personal, 1938-1984.
 

Subseries 6A: Broadcasting, 1938-1981.

Box 25

ABC--Roberts setting up an ABC microphone at what appears to be Japanese internment camp. ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

B/w print. 13"x10.5." Stamped on back "LIFE Photo by Phil Stern."
Box 25

USTV--PR film for H.B. Maynard and Company, management consultants. Includes images of Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty. ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

Color film strip.
Box 25

KMPC--Publicity portrait of Roberts in front of KMPC microphone. ca. 1939

Scope and Content Note

B/w print. 13x10.5."
Box 26

Film Strip--H.B. Maynard Company ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

Los Angeles City Council interviews, including Sam Yorty.
Box 27, Folder 1

ABC--Informal headshot of Roberts ca. 1946

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 27, Folder 10

CBS/KNXT--Rome. Funeral of Pope Pius XII 1958

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 11

CBS/KNXT--Rome. Pope Pius XII's funeral 1958

Scope and Content Note

Color negatives.
Box 27, Folder 12

CBS/KNXT--Nancy Reagan 1967

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 27, Folder 13

CBS/KNXT--Cesar Chavez rally 1968

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 27, Folder 14

CBS/KNXT--Germany 1969 July

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 27, Folder 15

CBS/KNXT--Roberts interviewing (in Mexico?) 1971 July 28

Scope and Content Note

B/w print. Print is autographed by interviewee (illegible).
Box 27, Folder 16

CBS/KNXT--Various - includes Roberts with Emmy Award ca. 1957

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 17

CBS/KNXT--Roberts at Atlantic Missile Range ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 18

CBS/KNXT--Publicity portraits of Roberts ca. 1966

Scope and Content Note

B/w and color prints.
Box 27, Folder 19

CBS/KNXT--Includes HB 70 flight and Northrop F-5 interview ca. 1966

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 2

ABC--USS Panamint/Operation Crossroads/Bikini Atoll ca. 1946 July

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Possibly aboard USS Panamint.
Box 27, Folder 20

CBS/KNXT--Asia - Japan, Vietnam ca. 1967

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 27, Folder 21

CBS/KNXT--Airmail Commemoration; Local assignment ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

Color prints.
Box 27, Folder 22

CBS/KNXT--Israel/Middle East ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 27, Folder 23

CBS/KNXT--Israel/Middle East ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives.
Box 27, Folder 24

CBS/KNXT--Various Reporting ca. 1969

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints, proofs. Proofs includes screen shots of Apollo 11 mission.
Box 27, Folder 25

CBS/KNXT--Informal head shot of Roberts ca. 1969

Scope and Content Note

Color print.
Box 27, Folder 26

CBS/KNXT--Roberts at Rudi Gernreich fashion show ca. 1969

Scope and Content Note

Colors prints.
Box 27, Folder 27

CBS/KNXT--Roberts in KNXT radio newsroom ca. 1970

Scope and Content Note

B/w contact sheets.
Box 27, Folder 28

CBS/KNXT--Roberts at Career Services Awards Banquet ca. 1973

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 27, Folder 29

KCET--Assorted publicity photos for "Jerusalem: A Delicate Balance" 1977

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 3

ABC--Roberts with Ralph Forney at ABC ca. 1955

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 30

KCET--Roberts receiving American Cancer Society award ca. 1978

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 27, Folder 31

KCET--Roberts at work ca. 1980

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 32

KCET--Various - includes interview with John Huston ca. 1980-1981

Scope and Content Note

B/w and color prints.
Box 27, Folder 33

KCET--Roberts at Northrop University with Jim and Mary Haizlip ca. 1981

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 34

KFWB--Aboard USS Norton Sound. Viking rocket launch 1950 May 4-11

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. U.S. Navy photographs.
Box 27, Folder 35

KFWB--Roberts in studio and in Berlin ca. 1948-1949

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 36

KFWB--Portraits of Roberts wearing Purple Heart ribbon ca. 1949

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 37

KFWB--Roberts disembarking Air France plane ca. 1949

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 38

KFWB--Roberts interviewing military commander ca. 1949

Scope and Content Note

B/w print. Microphone call sign is "KFSD." Photo has been retouched.
Box 27, Folder 39

KFWB--Roberts standing with military man at the Keflavik Airport, Iceland ca. 1949

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 27, Folder 4

Blue Network--Roberts in uniform ca. 1943

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 27, Folder 40

KGER--Broadcast of "Little Nugget" 1938 April 3

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Includes photos of actors Randolph Scott and Dixie Lee (Mrs. Bing Crosby). Stamped "Union Pacific Railroad Photo."
Box 27, Folder 41

KHJ--Roberts speaking and interviewing 1964 April, September

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 27, Folder 42

KHJ--Roberts reporting on VOSKHOD manned space flight 1964 October

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 43

KHJ--On assignment? 1965 February

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives.
Box 27, Folder 44

KHJ--Publicity photos ca. 1963

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 45

KHJ--Roberts with Conrad Salumbides, Chairman, Filipino Council of United Organizations ca. 1963

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 46

KHJ--Roberts with Israeli representative ca. 1964

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 27, Folder 47

KHJ--Roberts and colleagues on Latin American assignment; children's school photos ca. 1963

Scope and Content Note

B/w and color prints. School photos possibly Christopher and Heather Roberts. Also include KHJ promotional flyer
Box 27, Folder 48

KHJ--Roberts receiving Teacher's Award ca. 1964

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 5

Blue Network--Roberts with General MacArthur in the Philippines ca. 1943

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 6

Blue Network--War shots, including Roberts receiving Purple Heart from General Diller ca. 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 7

Blue Network--Roberts in Middle East with other military personnel ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

B/w negative.
Box 27, Folder 8

Blue Network--War time service and broadcasts 1942-1944

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 27, Folder 9

Blue Network--Italian broadcast of German officers trial 1945 May 4

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 28, Folder 1

KLAC--Roberts broadcasting on KLAC set ca. 1950

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 28, Folder 10

KTLA--Roberts fighting Bel Air Fire 1961 November 6

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 11

KTLA--Company party - Hawaiian luau ca. 1958

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 12

KTLA--Alaskan statehood ca. 1958

Scope and Content Note

B/w photos, negatives, contact sheets, printed material.
Box 28, Folder 13

KTLA--Roberts receiving/presenting awards ca. 1958; 1962

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. From U.S. Army; at Radio Television News Directors Association awards (API photo).
Box 28, Folder 14

KTLA-- KTLA function ca. 1959

Scope and Content Note

B/w contact sheets and prints.
Box 28, Folder 15

KTLA--Portraits of Roberts with TWA executive ca. 1959

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 16

KTLA--Unidentified individuals ca. 1959

Scope and Content Note

B/w contact sheet. Does not include Roberts.
Box 28, Folder 17

KTLA--Fred Murphy and boat ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives and contact sheet.
Box 28, Folder 18

KTLA--Middle East/Alaska ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w contact sheets.
Box 28, Folder 19

KTLA--Roberts reporting on US Air Force Korean orphans Christmas food delivery ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 2

KMPC--Various broadcasts ca. 1941

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Includes broadcast with Henry Fonda and Adolph Menjou.
Box 28, Folder 20

KTLA--Various ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints and contact sheets. Promotional photos, photos from 1960 Democratic National Convention (including Roberts interviewing Robert F. Kennedy).
Box 28, Folder 21

KTLA--Roberts and George Putnam ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Screen captures, possibly during the 1960 Democratic Election.
Box 28, Folder 22

KTLA--Roberts flying Starfighter F-104 ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 23

KTLA--Roberts interviewing subjects ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 24

KTLA--Roberts with shoeshine ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies. Latin America [?]
Box 28, Folder 25

KTLA--Roberts with Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty. For additional images of Yorty, see Box 26 for film strip ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 28, Folder 26

KTLA--Roberts with San Francisco Mayor George Christopher ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 28, Folder 27

KTLA--Roberts reporting ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 28

KTLA--Moscow, Russia ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives, contact sheets, and prints.
Box 28, Folder 29

KTLA--Roberts reporting with child at school event ca. 1974

Scope and Content Note

B/w print
Box 28, Folder 3

KMPC--Los Angeles and Japan ca. 1946-1947

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives.
Box 28, Folder 30

NBC--Roberts reporting from Geneva on East-West atomic test negotiations 1958 July

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 31

USTV--Vinnell Kaiser Steel Construction Co. in Latin America 1953

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 28, Folder 32

USTV--Mexico City with Rudy Ociz 1953

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 28, Folder 4

KTLA--Publicity photos 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 5

KTLA--1961 Philippines election coverage 1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 6

KTLA--Supervisor [Frank G.?] Bonelli's Meeting, Arcadia 1960 August 26

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 7

KTLA--Roberts reporting on pre-Christmas arrangements in Seoul, South Korea for US military 1960 December

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints and negative.
Box 28, Folder 8

KTLA--Roberts with Hughes 269 helicopter 1960 January

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 28, Folder 9

KTLA--Air Force Aerospace Corporation 1961 August 28-30

Scope and Content Note

B/w print. Symposium on Ballistic Missile and Aerospace Technology at University of Southern California.
Box 29, Folder 1

USTV--Various shoots: crowd scenes 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. One identified as Thunderbird Ranch & Country Club in Palm Springs.
Box 29, Folder 10

USTV--World Report. Germany w/Badekows 1954 June

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 29, Folder 11

USTV--World Report. Germany w/Badekows 1954 June

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 29, Folder 12

USTV--World Report. Germany w/Badekows 1954 June

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 29, Folder 13

USTV--Flying Tiger Line 1967-1968

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 14

USTV--Tex Ziegler at work on various productions 1967-1968

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 15

USTV--Interviews with John Northrop 1969, 1980

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 16

USTV-- Asia. Orphanage, city shots ca. 1950-1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 29, Folder 17

USTV--Street Corner USA. Hollywood & Vine ca. 1951

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 29, Folder 18

USTV--Street Corner USA. Hollywood & Vine ca. 1951

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives.
Box 29, Folder 19

USTV--Street Corner USA. Reno or Las Vegas ca. 1951

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 29, Folder 2

USTV--Undetermined location 1954

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 20

USTV--Street Corner USA. Utah and Colorado. ca. 1951

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 21

USTV--Street Corner USA. Utah and Colorado. ca. 1951

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 3

USTV--Westover AFB, New Mexico 1954

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 4

USTV--Edwards Air Force Base 1968

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 5

USTV--Northrop Institute of Technology--"Proud Bird" dinner 1968

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 6

USTV--Roberts and Ziegler in Asia 1968

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 7

USTV-- Port of Long Beach 1975

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 8

USTV--Thailand and Manila 1954 June

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 29, Folder 9

USTV--World Report. Germany 1954 June

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints and negatives.
Box 30, Folder 1

USTV--Street Corner USA. Roberts interviewing President Harry S. Truman in Missouri ca. 1951

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 30, Folder 10

USTV--World Report. Air Force Missile Test Center at Patrick Air Force Base ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints and negatives. Russ Day is cameraman.
Box 30, Folder 11

USTV--World Report. Korea - American military installation ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 30, Folder 12

USTV--World Report. Korea - George Morar Memorial Orphanage ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Orphanage sponsored by the 3rd Bomb Wing personnel. Photos received from Air Force and Army.
Box 30, Folder 13

USTV--World Report. Latin America ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints and negatives.
Box 30, Folder 14

USTV--Germany ca. 1954, ca. 1963

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints and contact sheets.
Box 30, Folder 15

USTV--Various reporting shots ca. 1954-1956

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 30, Folder 16

USTV--Roberts with others ca. 1955

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 30, Folder 17

USTV--Scenic travel shots [Rome?] ca. 1955

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 30, Folder 18

USTV--Stan Chambers reporting ca. 1955

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 30, Folder 19

USTV--Strategic Air Command ca. 1955

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 30, Folder 2

USTV--Vinnell Kaiser Steel Corporation film ca. 1953

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Photos stamped "Ingot" Photo Kaiser Steel Corporation.
Box 30, Folder 20

USTV-- World Report. Hungary ca. 1956

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 30, Folder 21

USTV--World Report. Middle East-Suez Crisis ca. 1956

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 30, Folder 22

USTV--U.S. Navy helicopter ca. 1958

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 30, Folder 23

USTV--Various ca. 1959-1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives.
Box 30, Folder 24

USTV--Portraits of Roberts in Asia (Japan?) ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives.
Box 30, Folder 25

USTV--Bob Cody of USTV reporting from Paris [?] ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives.
Box 30, Folder 26

USTV--Assorted photographs ca. 1960-1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Includes trips to Germany, Russia, and Korea.
Box 30, Folder 27

USTV--Asia. Includes Tex Ziegler, Roberts's cameraman ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

Color prints and negatives.
Box 30, Folder 3

USTV-- World Report. Germany ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints and negatives.
Box 30, Folder 4

USTV--Germany. Free German Youth (FDJ) ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Stock photos in East Berlin. Captions on reverse.
Box 30, Folder 5

USTV--London. Vickers Airways ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives.
Box 30, Folder 6

USTV--Canadian project shoot ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 30, Folder 7

USTV--Germany. Roberts in Frankfurt and Berlin ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Also, general photos of Germany w/o Roberts.
Box 30, Folder 8

USTV--Middle East ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

B/w negatives.
Box 30, Folder 9

USTV--World Report. Interviews with military recruits and their parents ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 31, Folder 1

USTV--Publicity photos ca. 1964

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 2

USTV--Roberts filming and reporting ca. 1965

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 3

USTV--Flying Tiger Line project ca. 1967

Scope and Content Note

B/w contact sheets and negatives.
Box 31, Folder 4

USTV-- Cherokee Airlines ca. 1969

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 31, Folder 5

USTV--Tahiti ca. 1971-1972

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 31, Folder 6

USTV--Various no date

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
 

Subseries 6B: Miscellaneous, 1950-1984.

Box 31, Folder 10

Group photo in front of bomber (includes Roberts) ca. 1950

Scope and Content Note

Color print.
Box 31, Folder 11

Autographed photos to Roberts ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 12

Latin America/Mexico earthquake? ca. 1961

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 13

Assorted work and social events ca. 1961-1969

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints and contact sheets.
Box 31, Folder 14

Various photographs without Roberts ca. 1961-1980

Scope and Content Note

B/w and color prints.
Box 31, Folder 15

Title cards/screen credits ca. 1967-1984

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 31, Folder 16

Various photographs without Roberts no date

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 17

Roberts's image captured from television no date

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 31, Folder 18

Unidentified photo of soldier with letter in foreign language (Italian?) no date

Scope and Content Note

B/w print and letter.
Box 31, Folder 19

Astronomical Radio Interferometri Earth Surveying (ARIES) ca. 1974

Scope and Content Note

Color prints, b/w rendering
Box 31, Folder 7

Roberts hosting Marine Corps film 1965 January 21

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 8

Voyager I photos of Jupiter 1979 Jan-May

Scope and Content Note

Color prints. Photos have captions from Jet Propulsion Laboratory on back.
Box 31, Folder 9

Down/damaged Nazi fighter plane ca. 1945

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
 

Subseries 6C: Personal, 1938-1984.

Box 31, Folder 20

Group hunting trip 1960 January

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 21

Loyola speech ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 22

Ogden Nash [?] ca. 1968

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies. Container labeled "Ogden." Could be Ogden Nash.
Box 31, Folder 23

Golf awards with Dick Van Dyke ca. 1966

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 31, Folder 24

In row boat with friend ca. 1938

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 31, Folder 25

Individual shots of Roberts 1980-1984

Scope and Content Note

B/w and color prints. Includes last photo session before his death.
Box 31, Folder 26

La Paz, Mexico. Construction of Hotel Mission de Loredo 1970 June

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 31, Folder 27

Micronesia (Ulithi & Kapingamarangi) no date

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
Box 31, Folder 28

Roberts and Piper J3 Cub 1973 September

Scope and Content Note

Color prints.
Box 31, Folder 29

Roberts listening to performer ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

B/w print. Photo signed by Father Ellwood "Bud" Kieser.
Box 31, Folder 30

Roberts on M*A*S*H set with Alan Alda and Gary Burghoff 1976

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 31

Roberts posing by planes ca. 1966, 1970

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 32

Roberts with cake 1959 June

Scope and Content Note

Color print.
Box 31, Folder 33

Roberts with General James H. Doolittle on hunting trip 1965 October

Scope and Content Note

Color prints.
Box 31, Folder 34

Roberts with Will D. Parker and Torrance Parker in vintage car 1979 November 9-10

Scope and Content Note

Color prints.
Box 31, Folder 35

Shots from Roberts' Piper J-3 over Mexico 1971 August

Scope and Content Note

Color prints.
Box 31, Folder 36

Tonga with John Saxby, Bob Turnbull, Percy Jones, and Mr. Bro[lon?] 1968 November

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints.
Box 31, Folder 37

Various ca. 1966

Scope and Content Note

B/w prints. Includes Northrop test flight photo.
Box 31, Folder 38

Roberts taking photos on boat ca. 1967

Scope and Content Note

B/w print.
Box 31, Folder 39

Various vacation and aerial shots ca. 1967-1972

Scope and Content Note

Color transparencies.
 

Series 7: Audio material, 1948-1980.

Physical Description: 4 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Series consists of audio material in 5" and 7" reel-to-reel and cassette format. Content includes 1950's radio broadcasts, including several from KFWB radio station; a noteworthy interview with John Northrop; and audio from the 1976 M*A*S*H episode in which Mr. Roberts guest-starred.
Box 32, Folder 1

C. Roberts--Jet Trainer 1948 August 24

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 10

KFWB--"Operation Reach" (same as tape "A") 1950 May 10-12

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 11

KFWB--Newscast 1950 November 28

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 12

USTV--"Meet Mr. America" 1951 April 21

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 32, Folder 13

Interview - Sam Katzman Columbia Studios 1952 December 3

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 14

Scenes 1-7 of Street Corner USA 1953 October 17

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 15

KFWB--["Operation Reach"] no. 7 Command Translator (cont.); Session 1 G. Robinson and A. Cleveland 1954 May 8

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 16

KFWB--["Operation Reach"] no. 8 Performance of the missile under guidance 1954 May-June

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 2

KFWB--Viking II Rocket Launch and Utah Beach, France 1949 June-September

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 3

Smith and Bender at Tripler Hospital and Barbers Point 1950 May

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 4

Smith and Bender Interview at Honolulu, Hawaii 1950 May 19

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 5

KFWB--Clete Roberts on USS Norton Sound 1950 May

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 6

KFWB--USS Norton Sound--Thursday, May 11 Firing 1950 May 11

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 7

KFWB--Clete Roberts "Operation Reach"--Shellback Initiation Ceremonies 1950 May

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 8

KFWB--Christmas Island Natives Singing 1950 May 6

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 32, Folder 9

KFWB--"Operation Reach" 1950 May 10-12

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 1

KFWB--["Operation Reach"] no. 10 NEL Coder Instruction, etc. 1954 June 8

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 10

Interview with Mr. Clete Roberts by Spec. Mike Dewey AFN Berlin 1959 July 6

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 11

Radio Moscow, Radio Havana 1961 October 28

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 12

KHJ--Viet Nam Southworth (Saigon) ca. 1963

Scope and Content Note

7" reel. Includes clipping and notes
Box 33, Folder 13

KHJ--Douglas Aircraft Company--L.M. Jenkins 1964 January 23

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 14

Perspectives in Percussion, Volume 1-- ca. 1966

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 2

Rochy cuts up 1954 July 22

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 3

CR Lead-in's for Radio SCUSA 1954 March 18

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 4

USTV--Vinnell - at Steel Plant and Kaiser ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 5

no. 9 NELCO I Instruction R. Imhoff NEL Coder 1954 June 8

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 6

For Daystar--from Clete Roberts ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 7

KUSC News Tape--Clete Roberts, Café de Paris, Hollywood, Tele-Award Banquet 1958 May 2

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 8

KUSC News Tape--Clete Roberts, Café de Paris, Hollywood, Tele-Award Banquet --Dub for Air Release 1958 May 2

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 33, Folder 9

Modern Textiles 1958 January 14

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 34, Folder 1

USTV--"Gathering of Giants" ca. 1969

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 34, Folder 10

Russia story narration ca. 1954

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 34, Folder 11

Tahiti--narration, ethnic music no date

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 34, Folder 12

Berlin story narration 1949

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 34, Folder 2

Muehlebach [?] Comm Sound Effects no date

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 34, Folder 3

Xmas Music no date

Scope and Content Note

7" reel. Note on reel "Shorey overlay--OK to Clear"
Box 34, Folder 4

Orly - nos. 1 and 2 no date

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 34, Folder 5

Review of Russian no date

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 34, Folder 6

Russian no. 1 Tape no date

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 34, Folder 7

German no date

Scope and Content Note

7" reel. Note on reel "Gasovsky no. 2 Various Exercises"
Box 34, Folder 8

Listed Songs no date

Scope and Content Note

7" reel. "Volunteers," "Down on the Corner," "Save Your Money," "Who'll Knows What Tomorrow Will Bring," "Proud Mary"
Box 34, Folder 9

Old Fashioned Revival Hour / Clete Roberts (London) Prog. 41, 42, 43, 44 no date

Scope and Content Note

7" reel.
Box 35, Folder 1

Clete Roberts 7:35 am 5:35 pm Friday 1953 July 24

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 10

Mary Lyon Aircheck - newscast and interview with city attorney Burt Pines 1979 May 19

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 11

No. 2 Closeup to USSR copy no date

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 12

Roberts reporting from Santa Ana Blimp Base road race ca. 1950

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 13

Interview of Freddie McGregor and Pablo Black ca. 1980

Scope and Content Note

Cassette. Roberts not interviewer; Interview likely taped from KKGO. Includes acoustic version of "Across the Border"
Box 35, Folder 14

Clete Roberts (voice)--Beirut Mission Israel report comments no date

Scope and Content Note

Cassette.
Box 35, Folder 15

Newhart - Classic - Grace L. Ferguson airline piece no date

Scope and Content Note

Cassette.
Box 35, Folder 16

CR intrvw c/ John Northrop 1979 August 30

Scope and Content Note

Cassette.
Box 35, Folder 17

M*A*S*H--with Clete Roberts 1976 February 24

Scope and Content Note

Cassette. Likely audio of television episode.
Box 35, Folder 18

Lecture tape no date

Scope and Content Note

Cassette.
Box 35, Folder 2

Vinnell Show CR narration ca. 1953

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 3

Structures Wing, Structures Body 1954 November 11

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 4

CR lead-in for Radio SCUSA 1954 March 18

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 5

Irina [Gorskaya-Mattzoff] Russ Comm for beginners - 6 and 7 1960 November

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 6

Roberts - H1 and H2 - County Hospital ca. 1964

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 7

Remarks by Charles A. Lindbergh to the S[ociety of] E[xperimental] T[est] P[ilots], Beverly Hilton Hotel, September 27, 1969 1969 September 27

Scope and Content Note

5" reel.
Box 35, Folder 8

[United Nations] General Assembly - 10th special session 1978 June 13

Scope and Content Note

5" reel. Ad Hoc Committee of the 10th special session no. 8. Adm. Gene La Rocque, Centre for Defense Information; Language - Russian
Box 35, Folder 9

[United Nations] General Assembly - 10th special session 1978 June 13

Scope and Content Note

5" - Ad Hoc Committee of the 10th special session no. 8. Adm. Gene La Rocque, Centre for Defense Information; Language - Floor