Finding Aid for the Collection of Scripts for the Television Series The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen, 1958-1959

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Collection of Scripts for the Television Series The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen, 1958-1959

Collection number: 1039

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Scripts for the Television Series The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen,
Date (inclusive): 1958-1959
Collection number: 1039
Extent: 4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen was a television program devised and produced by Albert McCleery. The 1958 series was a sixty minute format and lasted one season. The collection consists primarily of various drafts of scripts, two notebooks with cast lists and salaries for episodes, and billing information.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Scripts for the Television Series The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen (Collection 1039). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232877 

Biography

The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen was a television program devised and produced by Albert McCleery; it featured the fictional detective created by Frederic Dannay and Manfred Lee; the 1958 series was a sixty minute format and starred George Nader; it lasted one season.

Scope and Content

Collection consists primarily of various drafts of scripts for the NBC television series The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen. Also includes two notebooks with cast lists and salaries for episodes, and billing information.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Further Adventures of Ellery Queen (Television program).
Television producers and directors--Archival resources.
Television scripts.

Related Material

Albert McCleery Papers (Collection 98). Available at Arts Library Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

Box 1

Age of Reason. January 30, 1959.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous notes.
Box 1

The Eighth Mrs. Bluebeard. October 24, 1958.

Physical Description: 2 copies and revised pages.
Box 1

Bury Me Deep. January 2, 1959.

Physical Description: One white and one yellow copy.
Box 1

Cat of Many Tails. October 31, 1958.

Physical Description: 2 copies and revised pages.
Box 1

Death Before Bedtime. November 7, 1958.

Physical Description: 2 copies.
Box 1

Death Likes It Hot. January 30, 1959.

Physical Description: One white and one yellow copy.
Box 1

The Dinmond-Studded Typewriter. December 5, 1958.

Physical Description: One white and one yellow copy; pink revised pages.
Box 2

The Door Between. October 17, 1958.

Physical Description: Two white copies; two copies of blue revised pages.
Box 2

Double, Double. November 14, 1958.

Physical Description: One white copy (first draft) and one green (revised) copy.
Box 2

Four and Twenty. December 12, 1958.

Physical Description: One white and one yellow copy.
Box 2

The Glass Village. September 26, 1958.

Physical Description: One white copy.
Box 2

Heir to Revolution. January 16, 1959.

Physical Description: One white and one yellow copy.
Box 2

The Hollow Man. November 21, 1958.

Physical Description: Two Yellow copies.
Box 3

The Jinn City Story. January 9, 1958.

Physical Description: Two Yellow copies.
Box 3

The King is Dead. October 3, 1958.

Physical Description: One white and one yellow copy; pink and blue revised pages.
Box 3

Margin of Terror. February 20, 1959.

Physical Description: One white and one green (annotated) copy.
Box 3

The Murder of Whistler's Brother. January 23, 1959.

Physical Description: One white copy.
Box 3

Paint the Town Black. December 19, 1958.

Physical Description: One white and one yellow copy.
Box 3

Room Upstairs. February 6, 1959.

Physical Description: One white and one orange copy.
Box 4

So Rich, So Lovely and So Dead. November 23, 1958.

Physical Description: One white, one green (revised) and one yellow copy.
Box 4

Ten Days' Wonder. October 10, 1958.

Physical Description: Two yellow copies.
 

Two Notebooks:

Box 4

Ellery Queen - Casts.

Scope and Content Note

Cast suggestions, cast lists with salaries for above listed episodes.
Box 4

Ellery Queen - Billing.

Scope and Content Note

Opening and closing audios for each episode.