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Finding Aid for the William Read Woodfield Papers, ca. 1950-1975
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Read Woodfield Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1950-1975
    Collection number: 1157
    Creator: Woodfield, William Read
    Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: William Read Woodfield (1928- ) was a free-lance writer and photographer, and wrote scripts for television programs including Death Valley days and Mission impossible. The collection consists of production materials and scripts for the television programs Mission impossible, and Shaft. Also available in the collection are various issues of Television quarterly: the journal of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
    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

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William Read Woodfield Papers (Collection 1157). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Woodfield was born on January 21, 1928; became a free-lance writer and photographer; wrote scripts for television programs including Death Valley days, Sea hunt, Mission impossible, Shaft, and SFX; published works include Ustinov's diplomats (with Peter Ustinov, 1959) and Ninth life (with Milton Machlin, 1961).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of production materials and scripts for the television programs Mission impossible and Shaft, as well as various issues of Television quarterly: the journal of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Woodfield, William Read--Archives.
    Television writers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Television plays.