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Max Shulman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2470

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscripts and screenplays from American writer Maximilian "Max" Shulman (1919-1988). Schulman's most famous character in both his movies and novels was Dobie Gillis.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1940s-1980s

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

Maximilian "Max" Shulman (1919-1988) was an American writer. He wrote for films and television shows including "The Affaird of Dobie Gillis" (1953), "Half a Hero" (1953), "The Tender Trap" (1955), "Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!" (1958), "Daddy-O!" (1961), "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis," "House Calls" (1978), and "Help Wated: Male" (1982). Shulman also wrote several novels in the 1940s and 1950s, mainly based on humor.

Extent

10.125 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of manuscripts and screenplays from American writer Maximilian "Max" Shulman (1919-1988). Schulman's most famous character in both his movies and novels was Dobie Gillis.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Max Schulman estate, circa 1989.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the Max Schulman papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
Date
2022 February
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

Contact:
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