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Steve Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2064

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of papers of actor, writer, composer, lyricist, and author Steve Allen (1921-2000). It includes promotional material, business correspondence, television scripts for The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956-60) and The Tonight Show. Several screenplays are also included for The Benny Good Story (1955) and College Confidential (1960).

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1950s-1960s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Extent

17.188 Linear Feet (15 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of papers of actor, writer, composer, lyricist, and author Steve Allen (1921-2000). It includes promotional material, business correspondence, television scripts for The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956-60) and The Tonight Show. Several screenplays are also included.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Steve Allen, December 30, 1969.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed. Previously cataloged as Collection No. 64.

Creator

Title
Finding aid for the Steve Allen papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Marissa Chavez & Brandon Werts for History Associates Incorporated
Date
2022 January
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library Repository

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