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Finding Aid for the Frances Reid Collection of Television Scripts for the Soap Opera Days of Our Lives, 1978-1988
PASC 21  
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  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frances Reid Collection of Television Scripts for the Soap Opera Days of Our Lives
    Date (inclusive): 1978-1988
    Collection number: PASC 21
    Creator: Reid, Frances.
    Extent: 50 boxes.
    Abstract: Frances Reid stars in the television soap opera Days of Our Lives. Collection consists of television scripts for the soap opera Days of Our Lives.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Frances Reid, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1988.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frances Reid Collection of Television Scripts for the Soap Opera Days of Our Lives (Collection Number PASC 21). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography/History

    Reid was born in Witchita Falls, Texas on December 9, 1918. She has had several Broadway, motion picture, and television credits, and was well known for her continuing role as Alice Grayson Horton on the television serial Edge of Night (since 1965).
    Days of Our Lives was created by Ted Corday, Irna Phillips, and Allan Chase and aired on November 8, 1965. The story is set in the town of Salem, and focuses on Tom and Alice Horton and their family. After Corday's death, his wife, Betty Corday, became executive producer of the series. Other executive producers included H. Wesley Kenney, Jack Herzberg, and Al Rabin. Numerous head writers have included Peggy Phillips, Kenneth Rosen, William Bell, Pat Falken Smith, Ann Marcus, Elizabeth Harrower, Ruth Brooks Flippen, Nina Laemmle, Gary Tomlin, Michele Poteet-Lisanti, Margaret DePriest, Shjeri Anderson, Leah Laiman, Anne Howard Bailey, Gene Palumbo, Richard Allen, Beth Millstein, and James Reilly.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of television scripts for the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Dates include: November-December 1965, February 1969, July 1970, July 1978-July 1979, August 1981-September 1985, January 1987-June 1988.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Actresses, United States--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Television scripts.

    Related Material

    William and Lee Bell Collection of Scripts for Television Soap Operas (Collection 96). Available at UCLA Library Special Collections.