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Howard Rodman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2515

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of American writer Howard Rodman (1920-1985). Materials include radio scripts, treatments, and outlines for “The Couple Next Door” (1940s) and “Joe Powers of Oakville” (1946); television scripts for “Studio One” (1955), “General Motors Theatre” (1954), “Alcoa-Goodyear Theatre” (1959), “One Step Beyond” (1960s), and “Naked City” (1960) among others; and miscellaneous short stories written by Rodman. Screenplays include “An American Dream” (1966), “Madigan” (1968), “Coogan’s Bluff” (1968), and “Winning” (1969).

Dates

  • 1940s-1969

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

Howard Rodman (1920-1985) was an American writer and story editor. He worked on radio, television, and film. Rodman's credits include writer for “The Couple Next Door," “Studio One” (1955), “General Motors Theatre” (1954), “Alcoa-Goodyear Theatre” (1959), “Naked City” (1960), “An American Dream” (1966), “Madigan” (1968), “Coogan’s Bluff” (1968), and “Winning” (1969).

Extent

7.188 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains the papers of American writer Howard Rodman (1920-1985). Materials include radio scripts, treatments, outlines, television scripts, screenplays, and miscellaneous short stories written by Rodman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Howard Rodman, December 16, 1969.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the Howard Rodman papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
Date
2022 March
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:
Doheny Memorial Library G4
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Los Angeles California 90089-0185 United States