Joe Higgins collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the scripts and schedules of American commercial, film, and television actor Joe Higgins (1925-1998). Higgins was best known for playing the roll of Nils Swenson in the television western "The Rifleman," as well as Jake Shakespeare in the legal television drama "Arrest and Trial."
- Majority of material found within 1960s-1980s
- Higgins, Joe, 1925-1998 (Person)
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
Joe Higgins (1925-1998) was an American commercial, film, and television actor. He was best known for playing the roll of Nils Swenson in the television western "The Rifleman," as well as Jake Shakespeare in the legal television drama "Arrest and Trial."
8.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of the scripts and schedules of American commercial, film, and television actor Joe Higgins (1925-1998).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, June 1990.
This collection is unprocessed.
- Actors -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources
- Higgins, Joe, 1925-1998 -- Archives
- Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Archival resources
- Schedules (time plans)
- Stage props -- Archival resources
- Television actors and actresses -- Archival resources
- Television scripts
- Finding aid for the Joe Higgins collection
- Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
- 2022 April
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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