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Millard Kaufman papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2258

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of American screenwriter Millard Kaufman (1917-2009) and chiefly consists of film scripts dating from the late 1940s to mid 1960s. Most of the materials reflect film projects, though there are early few radio and television scripts in Box 1. In addition, while most projects are represented by screenplays, there are some outlines and treatments. There are also index-card-sized notes for the films "Beau Geste," "Raintree County," and "Reprieve" in Box 4.

Dates

  • 1948 - 1965

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

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.

Biographical / Historical

Millard Kaufman (1917-2009) was an American screenwriter for film, television, and radio. He began working as a screenwriter in the late 1940s and was nominated for Academy Awards for the screenplays for "Take the High Ground!" in 1953 and "Bad Day at Black Rock" in 1955.

Extent

3.98 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains the papers of American screenwriter Millard Kaufman (1917-2009) and chiefly consists of film scripts dating from the late 1940s to mid 1960s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Millard Kaufman, December 17, 1968.

Processing Information

This collection is minimally processed.

Title
Finding aid for the Millard Kaufman papers
Status
Minimally Processed
Author
Diann Benti
Date
2021 December
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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