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Shari Lewis scripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2558

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of scripts from American ventriloquist, puppeteer, and children's entertainer Shari Lewis (1933-1998) for the "The Shari Lewis Show" television series (1960-1962). There is also one folder with a song list for the series and production related correspondence.

Dates

  • 1960 - 1962

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

Shari Lewis (1933-1998) was an American ventriloquist, puppeteer, and children's entertainer. She was best known for her puppet Lamb Chop. "The Shari Lewis Show" featured characters Hush Puppy, Charlie Horse, Lamb Chop, and Wing Ding.

Extent

3.375 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of scripts from American ventriloquist, puppeteer, and children's entertainer Shari Lewis (1933-1998) for the "The Shari Lewis Show" television series (1960-1962). There is also one folder with a song list for the series and production related correspondence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jeremy Tarcher, Shari Lewis's husband, 1988.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Creator

Title
Finding aid for the Shari Lewis scripts
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

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