Scope and Content
Title: Frances Reid Collection of Television Scripts for the Soap Opera
Days of Our Lives
Date (inclusive): 1978-1988
Collection number: PASC 21
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
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.
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.
[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.
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
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Actresses, United States--Archival resources.
Genres and Forms of Material
William and Lee Bell Collection of Scripts for Television Soap Operas (Collection 96). Available at UCLA Library Special Collections.