Nancy Lynn Schwartz papers, 1937-2006.


Nancy Lynn Schwartz papers, 1937-2006.

The collection contains screenplays and manuscripts by Nancy Lynn Schwartz. Also included are research materials related to Schwartz's book "The Hollywood Writers' Wars," about the Screen Writers' Guild, the Hollywood Ten, and the screenwriters blacklisted for alleged Communist sympathies in the McCarthy era, including several audio cassettes of interviews with blacklisted Hollywood writers. Also included in the collection are publicity materials, correspondence, and biographical information related to her personal life and professional career.

23.85 cubic ft. (45 boxes)

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Schwartz, Nancy Lynn, 1952-1978 (person)

Schwartz was a television writer who wrote for the television mini-series "Wheels" and other programs. Before her death in 1978, Schwartz was working on a history of the Screen Writers' Guild entitled "The Hollywood Writers' Wars." The work was completed by her mother, Sheila Schwartz, in 1982. From the description of Nancy Lynn Schwartz papers, 1937-2006. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 34681080 Nancy Lynn Schwartz was a television wri...

Schwartz, Sheila, 1929- (person)

Sheila Schwartz (1929- ) was an English professor at State University of New York, New Paltz. She wrote adolescent literature and also completed "The Hollywood Writers' Wars" (1981) begun by her daughter, Nancy Lynn Schwartz. She also wrote "Like Mother, Like Me" (1978), a novel which Nancy made into a screenplay. Sheila later was a documentary film maker, producing "The Children of Izieu" in 1993, among others. From the description of Sheila Schwartz papers, 1944-2008. (University o...

Screen Writers' Guild (corporateBody)

Nolan signed the receipt on behalf of the Screen Writers' Guild. From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1942. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864451 ...