Papers of Nicholas Meyer, 1945-2000 1980s and 1990s.


Meyer, Nicholas, 1945-. Papers of Nicholas Meyer, 1945-2000 1980s and 1990s.

Papers of Nicholas Meyer, 1945-2000 1980s and 1990s.

The papers of Nicholas Meyer consist of 38.5 feet of manuscripts dating from 1945 to 2000. The bulk of the collection is arranged in nine major categories with additions made in 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1993, and 2000. The first grouping consists of seven boxes of material relating to books written by Nicholas Meyer. Included here are drafts, galleys, printers proofs, etc. for Black Orchid, Confessions of a Homing Pigeon, Delilah Kapstein, The Frame-Up, The Love Story Story, Target Practice, and The West End Horror. The next section relates to The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, as both a book and a feature film. Everything concerning the production of the book, financial matters, film rights, copies of various drafts of the screenplay, press department materials, Academy Award notices, reviews, etc. are included here. The third series is made up of screenplays and related items. Both produced and unproduced projects are represented here. Some of the titles included are Conjuring, Invasion of the Bee Girls, and Time After Time. Film treatments and film ideas form the next section followed by plays that were either written, directed, or produced by Nicholas Meyer. His articles, essays, stories, reviews, and films make up the next group. A section of general files includes correspondence, genealogical material, real estate transactions, and speeches, amongst other topics. Finally a miscellaneous grouping of material written by others make up the end of the original gift. Meyer has continued to add to his papers, with additions in 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1993, and 2000. These additions, which are arranged alphabetically within each year's addendum, include more materials relating to certain books and films, such as The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, The West End Horror, and Time After Time. However, they also include information on later projects such as Star Trek II, IV and VI, and The Day After.

38.5 linear ft. (57 boxes)

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Meyer, Nicholas, 1945-.... (person)

Nicholas Meyer, screenwriter. Philip Roth, novelist. From the description of The human stain : screenplay, 2002. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79468137 Nicholas Meyer was born in New York City on December 24, 1945. After high school he moved to Iowa City, where he attended the University of Iowa, graduating in 1968 with a B.A. in speech and dramatic art. Meyer was honored with a Distinguished Young Alumni Award in 1976 and later became a member of the Presid...