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Container List

 

Series 1. Motion Picture Projects.

 

Consenting Adults (Buena Vista, 1992).

Box 9, Folder 9

Script by Matthew Chapman. August 20, 1991.

Biographical/Historical note

E. G. Marshall played the role Adams was considering.
 

The Empty Mirror (Lions Gate, 1999).

Box 5, Folder 9

Script. November 10, 1994.

 

The Final Conflict (20th Century-Fox, 1981).

Box 9, Folder 1

Second draft script by Andrew Birkin. October 1, 1979.

 

F/X (Orion, 1986).

Box 8, Folder 9

Revised final draft screenplay by Robert T. Megginson and Gregory Fleeman. February 14, 1985.

Box 8, Folder 10

Publicity and stills. 1986.

 

It's My Turn (Columbia, 1980).

Box 1, Folder 8

Script A Perfect Circle by Eleanor Bergstein. November, 1979.

 

Kid Butterfly (unproduced).

Box 10, Folder 1

Screenplay by Doug Jacoby. 1991.

 

9 to 5 (Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980).

Box 1, Folder 9

Final draft script Nine to Five by Colin Higgins. December 12, 1979.

 

Road Trip (Dreamworks, 2000).

Box 9, Folder 10

Script by Todd Phillips & Scot Armstrong. August 5, 1999.

 

Son in Law (Buena Vista, 1993).

Box 5, Folder 4

Script by Fax Bahr & Adam Small and Shawn Schepps. November 4, 1992.

Box 5, Folder 5

Script by Fax Bahr & Adam Small and Shawn Schepps [lightly annotated]. November 4, 1992.

Box 5, Folder 7

Script by Fax Bahr & Adam Small and Shawn Schepps [annotated]. December 15, 1992.

Box 9, Folder 2

Publicity and stills. 1993.

Box 5, Folder 6

Shooting schedule. 1992-1993.

 

Unidentified.

Box 1, Folder 3

Unidentified script. undated.

 

Series 2. Television and Radio Projects.

 

Adam (NBC, 1983).

Box 3, Folder 2

Shooting script by Allan Leicht. May 17, 1983.

 

American Teacher Awards (Disney).

Box 5, Folder 3

One-minute profiles. December 1, 1992.

 

Appearances (NBC, 1990).

Box 4, Folder 14

Script. 1990.

 

Bliss (unproduced).

Box 2, Folder 10

Pilot script "O Sweet Mystery of Love" by Chip Keyes & Doug Keyes. February 23, 1983.

 

CBS Afternoon Playhouse (CBS, 1978-1983).

Box 2, Folder 7

Script "Secret Agent Boy" by John Francis Whelpley. September 13, 1982.

 

Civil Wars (ABC, 1991-1993).

Box 5, Folder 1

Script "Chute First, Ask Questions Later" by George Malko. January 17, 1992.

 

Class of '96 (Fox, 1993).

Box 9, Folder 5

Script "Episode #1" by John Romano. July 6, 1992.

 

Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (NBC, 1983).

Box 2, Folder 6

Script Cocaine: Another Man's Poison by Barry Schneider, from an original story by David Goldsmith and Barry Schneider. August 27, 1982.

 

Code Name: Foxfire (NBC, 1985).

Box 3, Folder 3

Teleplay "Quicksilver: Slay It Again, Sam" by Richard Chapman and Bill Dial from a story by Joel Schumacher, Bill Dial, and Richard Chapman. October 29, 1964.

 

Diagnosis: Murder (CBS, 1993-2001).

Box 9, Folder 6

Script pages "Open and Shut" by Jacquelyn Blain. July 8, 1997.

Biographical/Historical note

Robert Stack played the role Adams was considering.
 

Enemy (unproduced).

Box 6, Folder 2

Script by David S. Goyer, based on the Dark Horse Comics character. January 12, 1995.

 

Every Wednesday (unproduced).

Box 1, Folder 1

Script by Clyde Ware and Gloria Gonzalez. undated.

 

The Exit Elves (unproduced).

Box 6, Folder 1

Second draft script "Intermission" by Nancy Miller. January 5, 1995.

 

Family Matters (ABC, 1989-1997; CBS, 1997-1998).

Box 4, Folder 17

Shooting script "Citizen's Court" by Regina Stewart Larsen [annotated]. August 21, 1991.

 

The Fantastic World Of D.C. Collins (NBC, 1984).

Box 3, Folder 1

Second draft script by Martin Cohan and Phil Margo. May 2, 1983.

 

For the People (unproduced).

Box 9, Folder 7

Script by Janice Hendler and Larry Brody and Jack Guss. 1982.

 

Goodnight, Beantown (CBS, 1983-1984).

Box 2, Folder 8

Script "First Episode" by A. J. Carothers. December 10, 1982.

 

The Great Defender (Fox, 1995).

Box 5, Folder 8

First draft script by Frank Renzulli and George Schenck & Frank Cardea. December 3, 1993.

 

Knight & Daye (NBC, 1989).

Organization and Arrangement

Scripts are listed in order of broadcast.
Box 4, Folder 8

Shooting draft script "Sugar Mama" by Kevin Kelton. April 12, 1989.

Box 4, Folder 9

Shooting draft script "New York! New York? " by Bob Pekurny. April 19, 1989.

Box 4, Folder 10

Shooting draft script "Still Motile After All These Years". May 1, 1989.

Box 4, Folder 11

Shooting draft script "Stalk Radio" by Art Everett. May 10, 1989.

Box 4, Folder 12

Shooting draft script "Good-bye Mr. Scrimshaw" by Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel. May 17, 1989.

Box 4, Folder 7

Shooting draft script "The Last Honest Man In America" by Barry Rubinowitz. April 5, 1989.

 

Law and Order (NBC, 1990-2010).

Box 7, Folder 5

Script pages. February 10, 2004.

 

Lifestories (NBC, 1990).

Box 4, Folder 16

Script "Life & Death: Colon Cancer" [annotated]. 1990.

Biography/History

Broadcast as "Don Chapin," with Robert Prosky playing the role Adams had considered.
 

Lou Grant (CBS, 1977-1982).

Box 2, Folder 4

Script "Execution" by April Smith [cover inscribed by cast]. September 15, 1981.

Box 7, Folder 3

Correspondence. 1977-1981.

Box 7, Folder 4

Clippings. 1980-1981.

 

Matlock (NBC, 1986-1992; ABC, 1992-1995).

Box 4, Folder 5

First draft script "The Heiress" by Diana Kopald Marcus. February 24, 1988.

 

Metropolitan Hospital (unproduced).

Box 5, Folder 10

First draft script by Al Aidekman & Rob Dames & Bob Farrelly & Lloyd Garver & Brian Levant & Jeffrey Pohn & Leonard Rips & Bennett Yellin. February 11, 1994.

 

Morningstar/Eveningstar (CBS, 1986).

Box 3, Folder 6

Revised final draft script "A Rose For Alice" by Paul W. Cooper. February 4, 1986.

Box 7, Folder 2

Publicity. 1986.

 

Murder Can Hurt You! (ABC, 1980).

Box 2, Folder 1

Final shooting script by Ron Friedman and Ben Joelson and Art Baer. February 27, 1980.

 

Pepper Young's Family (NBC Radio, 1932-1959).

Box 9, Folder 4

Clippings. 1956-1958.

 

Rage of Angels: The Story Continues (NBC, 1986).

Box 3, Folder 5

Script by Robert L. Joseph. February, 1986.

Box 7, Folder 7

Script pages by Robert L. Joseph. 1986.

 

Raising Caines (NBC, 1995).

Box 6, Folder 3

Third draft script by Bob Brush. January 3, 1995.

 

Rise and Shine (unproduced).

Box 5, Folder 2

Revised second draft script by Josh Brand & John Falsey. March 3, 1992.

 

Rockenwagner (unproduced).

Box 4, Folder 13

Second draft script by Charles H. Eglee and Channing Gibson. November 27, 1989.

 

Screenplay (BBC, 1986-1993) [UK].

Box 7, Folder 6

Script "Buying a Landslide" by David Edgar. 1992.

 

There Goes The Neighborhood (unproduced).

Box 2, Folder 5

First draft pilot script. March 16, 1983.

 

This Is The Life (Syndicated, 1952-1988).

Box 2, Folder 11

Script "In Search of Morgan Avery" by Richard Wendley. April 4, 1983.

 

Tomorrow's Child (ABC, 1982).

Box 2, Folder 3

Revised script Genesis by Jerry McNeely. February 9, 1981.

 

Top of the Hill (CBS, 1989).

Box 4, Folder 4

Script The Lame Duck by Stephen J. Cannell. December 23, 1987.

 

Valdez (unproduced).

Box 9, Folder 8

Script "Pilot" by Jeff Valdez and Ed Decter & John J. Strauss. 1995.

 

Voiceovers.

Box 9, Folder 3

Scripts and contracts. 1992-2004.

Scope and Content Note

Contains material on a variety of television, radio, and corporate narrations; includes material for Smucker's, the American Parkinson Disease Association, and Wyse Advertising, among others.
 

The West Wing (NBC, 1999-2006).

Box 6, Folder 4

Script pages for episodes 7-10; schedules. 1999.

 

When In Rome (unproduced).

Box 4, Folder 6

Revised second draft script by Kimberly Hill. February 10, 1988.

 

Where are My Children? (ABC, 1994).

Box 5, Folder 11

Revised script by Michael Zagor. March 8, 1994.

 

Whip Valentine (unproduced).

Box 4, Folder 15

Revised second draft script by Tony Blake & Paul Jackson. March 7, 1990.

 

Wilk, Max shows.

Box 7, Folder 1

Treatments. 1982.

 

Who Is Julia (CBS, 1986).

Box 3, Folder 7

Final draft script by James S. Sadwith, based on the novel by Barbara S. Harris. May 19, 1986.

Box 3, Folder 8

Final draft script by James S. Sadwith, based on the novel by Barbara S. Harris [annotated]. May 19, 1986.

 

Series 3. Theater Projects.

 

Adlai, Alone.

Box 10, Folder 2

Script by Herbert Mitgang. undated.

 

Appearances Are Deceiving.

Box 10, Folder 3

Script by Thomas Bernhard. 1983.

 

Are You Sure?.

Box 2, Folder 9

Script by Sam Bobrick. January 12, 1983.

 

Baby On Board.

Box 4, Folder 3

Script by Peter Stone. March 16, 1987.

 

The Co-op Chronicles.

Box 8, Folder 5

Script and contract. 2002.

Box 8, Folder 6

Script by Charles Grodin. 2002.

Box 8, Folder 7

Script pages. undated.

 

Diplomacy.

Box 2, Folder 2

Script by Chuck Workman. 1981.

 

The Downside.

Box 1, Folder 6

Script by Richard Dresser. undated.

 

EEN.

Box 1, Folder 5

Script by Thomas Whipple Hammond. 1988.

 

A Few Stout Individuals.

Box 10, Folder 4

Script by John Guare [autographed by Guare]. 2002.

 

The Japanese Foreign Trade Minister.

Box 10, Folder 5

Script by Murray Schisgal. 1991.

 

Jayhawker.

Box 10, Folder 6

Script pages by Sinclair Lewis and Lloyd Lewis. undated.

 

The Man Who Had All the Luck (Roundabout Theatre Company, 2002).

Biography/History

Also played at the Williamstown (MA) Theatre Festival in 2001.
Box 7, Folder 8

Research guide. 2002.

Box 7, Folder 9

Script material and program. 2002.

Box 7, Folder 10

Correspondence and contact lists. 2002.

Scope and Content Note

Includes handwritten letter from Chris O'Donnell.
Box 7, Folder 11

Clippings. 2001-2002.

 

Mortal Acts.

Box 10, Folder 7

Script by Tom Huey. undated.

 

Mountain (White Barn Theatre [Westport, CT], 1988).

Box 8, Folder 2

Scripts by Douglas Scott. 1986.

Box 8, Folder 3

Clippings. 1988.

Box 8, Folder 4

Correspondence. 1988.

 

My Father's Song.

Box 10, Folder 8

Script by Devon Amber. 2002.

 

My World and Welcome to It.

Box 8, Folder 8

Script material. undated.

 

Outrage!.

Box 1, Folder 2

Script by Henry Denker. no date.

 

Pete and Jenny.

Box 1, Folder 4

Script by Hazel Chilstrom. undated.

 

The Rose Quartet (Circle Repertory Company, 1991).

Box 11, Folder 8

Publicity and correspondence. 1991.

 

The Sum of Us.

Box 3, Folder 4

Script by David Stevens. 1986.

 

The Time of Your Life (Mirror Repertory Company, 1986).

Box 8, Folder 1

Notes and contact sheets. 1985-1986.

 

Time Steps.

Box 1, Folder 7

Script by Gus Kaikkonen. 1978.

 

A Trip to Bountiful.

Box 10, Folder 9

Script by Horton Foote [autographed by Foote]. 2005.

 

The Value of Names.

Box 10, Folder 10

Script. undated.

 

Waiting in the Wings.

Box 10, Folder 11

Script by Noel Coward, revisited by Jeremy Sams. 1999.

 

Unidentified.

Box 10, Folder 12

Unidentified script. undated.

Box 10, Folder 13

Unidentified script from Jonathan Bernstein. 2003.

 

Series 4. General Files.

Box 12, Folder 11

Abrams, Morris. 1982-1990.

Box 11, Folder 9

Acting notes. 1937.

Box 11, Folders 5-7

Articles and reviews. 1957-1991.

Box 11, Folder 4

Biographical information. circa 1957-2005.

Box 12, Folder 6

Biographical notes. undated.

Box 12, Folder 16

Books. 1945-1996.

Scope and Content Note

The Best Plays of 1943-1944 edited by Burns Mantle (New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1945); Lou Grant by Douglass K. Daniel (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996).
Box 4, Folder 1

Clippings. 1975-1987.

Box 12, Folder 7

Contracts. 1986-1999.

Box 12, Folder 14

Head shots. circa 1937-circa 2000.

Box 12, Folder 3

Letters from Adams. circa 1937-2003.

Box 12, Folder 2

Letters to Adams. 1980-2004.

Scope and Content Note

Includes note from Harold Prince.
Box 12, Folder 9

Membership. 1993-2001.

Box 12, Folder 1

Obituaries of Mason Adams. 2005.

Box 12, Folder 8

Pension. 1990-1998.

Box 6, Folder 5

Periodical - Columbus Monthly. December, 1978.

Box 4, Folder 2

Periodical - Manhattan, Inc.. November, 1987.

Box 11, Folders 1-3

Playbills and programs. 1984-2002.

Box 12, Folder 5

Sheet music. 1975.

Box 12, Folder 4

Speeches. circa 1977-2002.

Box 12, Folder 12

Stills. circa 1977-2001.

Box 12, Folder 13

Stills. circa 1937-1978.

Box 12, Folder 10

University of Wisconsin - diploma and certificates. 1939-1941.

Box 12, Folder 15

"Winning Orations of the Northern Oratorical League" - pamphlet. 1940.

 

Series 5. Audiovisual material.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

SERIES CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials in this series will require assessment and possible digitization for safe access. To review these audiovisual materials, you must notify the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk in advance of your visit.
Box 13

VHS tapes. 1983-2006.

Scope and Content Note

Thirty-three cassettes, mostly with various works featuring Adams.
Box 14

Video cassettes. 1988-1997.

Scope and Content

Twenty-six VHS cassettes and one Beta cassette of demo reels, theatrical performances, and unknown material.
Box 15

Audio and video tapes. 1985-1999.

Scope and Content Note

Video tapes of demo reels and unknown material; audio tapes of commercials, books on tape, and unknown material.
Box 16

Phonograph records. 1983.

Scope and Content Note

Five 2-LP sets of "A True Life Story - Soap Opera."