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Finding Aid for the Sam Ross Papers, 1941-1992
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Box 12, Folder 1

Between two worlds by Joy Pagano (revised script by Sam Ross), October 28, 1952.

Box 12, Folder 2

Blue lady by Sam Ross.

Box 12, Folder 3

Charleston by Harry Essex and Sam Ross.

Note

[Unproduced]
Box 12, Folder 4

Columbus by Sam Ross.

Note

[Radio script]
Box 12, Folder 5

Exploring the unknown - The ice-locked land written by Sam Ross. Mutual Broadcasting System, February 10, 1946.

Box 12, Folder 6

Fortune machine by Sam Ross.

Scope and Content Note

Screenplay - first draft.

Note

[Unproduced]
Box 12, Folder 7

Fortune machine by Sam Ross.

Scope and Content Note

Screenplay from his novel.

Note

[Unpublished]
Box 12, Folder 8

40-40 by Studs Terkel and Sam Ross.

Physical Description: Photocopy.

Scope and Content Note

W.P.A. radio play with related correspondence.
Box 12, Folder 9

Golden Age by Sam Ross.

Box 12, Folder 10

Incurable dreamers.

Scope and Content Note

Last version (draft).
Box 12, Folder 11

Moments with genius - Deep sea diving by Sam Ross. WBBM, August 10, 1940.

Box 12, Folder 12

Moments with genius - Phosphates by Sam Ross. WBBM, September 7, 1940.

Box 13, Folder 1

Rachel's way by Sam Ross.

Physical Description: Photocopy.

Scope and Content Note

first version - outline.

Note

[Unpublished]
Box 13, Folder 2

Rachel's way by Sam Ross.

Physical Description: First 41pp.

Scope and Content Note

First draft [holograph].

Note

[Unpublished]
Box 13, Folder 3

Solomon's palace by Sam Ross.

Scope and Content Note

Screenplay.
Box 13, Folder 4

Shrimp fisherman by Sam Ross. MPO Productions, 1950.

Scope and Content Note

Documentary filmed in 1951 for U.S. State Department.
Box 13, Folder 5

Then came Bronson - It takes a hero by Sam Ross. MGM, April 11, 1969.

Scope and Content Note

Script (Production no.6455).
Box 13, Folder 6

This, too, is love by Sam Ross.

Scope and Content Note

Outline. With carbon copies of letters to Shelley Winters.
Box 13, Folder 7

This, too, is love. Published by Fawcett, 1953.

Physical Description: Photocopy.
Box 13, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1987-1989.

Box 13, Folder 9

Sell what you write workshop. American River College, Sacramento, May 13, 1982.

Scope and Content Note

Novel/TV/Screenwriting taught by Sam Ross - brochure.
Box 13, Folder 10

Windy city by Sam Ross. July 16, 1979.

Scope and Content Note

Prospectus - scheduled publication.
Box 13, Folder 11

Fiction seminar by Sam Ross. California writers' conference. Mills College, May 1973.

Physical Description: Cassette tape.
Box 13, Folder 12

How to write TV and movie scripts by Sam Ross. 4th ARC Writers Workshop, May 13, 1981.

Physical Description: Cassette tape.
Box 13, Folder 13

Writing the mainstream novel. 45th ARC Writers Workshop. American River College, May 3, 1982.

Physical Description: Cassette tape.
Box 13, Folder 14

Articles about Sam Ross.

Physical Description: Photocopy.
Box 13, Folder 15

I was a subsidized athlete by Sam Ross. Scribner's Commentator, vol.8 no.1 (May 1940).

Physical Description: pp.55-60.
Box 13, Folder 16

Killer's nymph by Sam Ross. Men, vol.14 no.4 (April 1965).

Physical Description: pp.20-23, 90-99.
Box 13, Folder 17

River without end by Sam Ross. Adventure (September 1956).

Physical Description: p.40, pp.50-52.
Box 13, Folder 18

You're coming for a walk by Sam Ross. The New Penguin Writing no.3 (February 1941).

Physical Description: pp.73-79.
Box 14, Folder 1

Home by Sam Ross. The New Masses, vol.27 no.7 (May 10, 1938).

Physical Description: pp.107-108.

Note

[Box 14 is an oversize flat box]
Box 14, Folder 2

He ran all the way. United Artists, 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Lobby card for the motion picture.
Box 15, Folder 1

We ran all the way - lawsuit.

Box 15, Folder 2

Rachel's way.

Box 15, Folder 3

Nobody's listening.

Box 15, Folder 4

The whole bit.

Box 15, Folder 5

Story ideas, notes for TV.

Box 15, Folder 6

The most important man in the world.

Box 15, Folders 7-9

Dark intruder.

Box 15, Folder 10

The big spur by Lee Loeb and Sam Ross.

Box 16, Folder 1

Sci-fi & miscellaneous.

Box 16, Folder 2

Hang-up.

Box 16, Folders 3-5

Letters - contracts.

Box 16, Folder 6

Studs Terkel interview - February 29, 1989.

Physical Description: Cassette.
Box 17, Folders 1-3

Crime.

Box 17, Folder 4

Westerns - Television.

Box 17, Folder 5

Dr. stuff - Television.

Box 17, Folder 6

Current outlines.

Box 17, Folder 7

Story outlines.

Box 18, Folders 1-3

Solomon's palace.

Box 18, Folder 4

Solomon's Palace. New York: Delacore, 1973.

Physical Description: With dustjacket.
Box 18, Folder 5

The deal.

Box 18, Folder 7

Final verdict.

Box 19, Folder 1

Charleston.

Box 19, Folder 2

The Sidewalks are Free. New York: Farrar ..., 1950.

Physical Description: With dustjacket.

Scope and Content Note

Review enclosed.
Box 19, Folder 3

Squeeze.

Box 19, Folder 4

Day of the Shark. New York: Barnes, 1967.

Physical Description: Paperback.
Box 19, Folder 5

Windy City. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons [1979].

Physical Description: Paperback.
Box 20, Folder 1

Ready for the Tiger.

Box 20, Folder 2

Ready for the Tiger. New York: Farrar ... [1964].

Physical Description: Paperback.
Box 20, Folder 3

Photo of Sam Ross by Steve Ross, ca. 1975.

Box 20, Folder 4

The fortune machine.

Box 20, Folder 5

Rachel's way.

Box 20, Folder 6

Sam Ross interview. Channel 6, June 1992.

Physical Description: Videotape.
Box 20, Folder 7

The hustler.

Box 21, Folder 1

This, too, is love.

Box 21, Folder 2

Eye for an eye.

Box 21, Folder 3

Gold Box. New York: Dell [1971].

Physical Description: Paperback.
Box 21, Folder 4

You Belong to me. New York: Popular Library [1955].

Physical Description: Paperback.
Box 21, Folder 5

Hang-Up. New York: Dell [1968].

Physical Description: Paperback.
Box 21, Folder 6

The Tight Corner. [New York]: Tower [1955].

Physical Description: Paperback.
Box 21, Folder 7

Someday, Boy. New York: Farrar ... , 1948.

Physical Description: Paperback.
Box 21, Folder 8

Rejections, ca. 1984-1992.

Box 22, Folder 1

Correspondence & rejections, ca. 1979-1981.

Box 22, Folder 2

UC Irvine workshop.

Physical Description: 4 cassette tapes.
Box 22, Folder 3

The tight corner. Original adaptation beginning 1956.

Box 22, Folder 4

The tight corner. January 14, 1988.

Box 22, Folder 5

Sam Ross: Big steel, big talk by Alan Harris Stein.

Scope and Content Note

(Biography) & related correspondence.
Box 22, Folder 6

[Quotes from book reviews].

Box 22, Folder 7

Brochures for writing classes.

Box 22, Folder 8

Bucking the syndicate. New Pioneer (1938).

Physical Description: Photocopy.
Box 22, Folder 9

Charley, my boy.

Note

[Folders 9-37 from a notebook labeled Book of worries]
Box 22, Folder 10

The painted smile.

Box 22, Folder 11

Richest man in the world & richest girl - Adventure in Paradise.

Box 22, Folder 12

The entrepreneurs - Hawaiian Eye, June 22, 1962.

Box 22, Folder 13

[World War II story].

Box 22, Folder 14

[Civil War story].

Box 22, Folder 15

The golden nugget - Cheyenne series, January 2, 1962.

Box 22, Folder 16

[Untitled story, 1959].

Box 22, Folder 17

[Untitled story, beginning Andrew Blake ... ].

Box 22, Folder 18

[Adventure in Paradise].

Box 22, Folder 19

The other side of paradise.

Box 22, Folder 20

[Story ideas].

Box 22, Folder 21

Roaring 20s, Bill K.

Scope and Content Note

Springboards.
Box 22, Folder 22

Cloak of anonymity, William Koenig for Sam Ross.

Box 22, Folder 23

[Story re Lu San Rolland].

Box 22, Folder 24

Surfside springboard, April 11, 1961.

Box 22, Folder 25

Last journey - Mr. Lucky.

Box 22, Folder 26

Last flight.

Box 22, Folder 27

The klepto.

Box 22, Folder 28

Lonely in the night.

Box 22, Folder 29

Prelude to a ballet.

Box 22, Folder 30

Missing cargo.

Box 22, Folder 31

Terror in the night.

Box 22, Folder 32

The lady's not for traveling - Hawaiian Eye.

Box 22, Folder 33

Love, too, is a calculated risk, Ben Casey.

Box 22, Folder 34

Cain's Hundred premises.

Box 22, Folder 35

This gun for hire / The wages of sin.

Box 22, Folder 36

Miscellaneous clippings.

Box 22, Folder 37

[Story ideas].