Papers, 1925-2000.

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Nash, N. Richard. Papers, 1925-2000.

Papers, 1925-2000.

Papers of N. Richard Nash (1913-2000), a writer for the stage, screen, and television, including notes, scripts, drafts, and outlines. Correspondence includes letters from Barrett H. Clark, Cheryl Crawford, Vinton Freedley, Samuel Goldwyn, Richard Krakeur, Margaret Mayorga, Burt Lancaster, Geraldine Page, Gregory Peck, Adlai E. Stevenson, Jerry Wald, Hal Wallis, and Sam Wanamaker. The remainder of the collection includes miscellaneous writings, contracts and financial information, plays by other authors, and personal papers. The processed portion of this collection is summarized above, dates 1925-1968, and is described in the register. Additional accessions date 1936-2000 and are described below.

21.2 c.f. (53 archives boxes); plusadditions of 32.6 c.f.,200 photographs,350 negatives,6 tape recordings,1 compact disc, and1 floppy diskette.

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