Collection ID: LMC 33000
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Collection context

Summary

Abstract:
The collection consists of typescripts of films written by, directed by, or starring African Americans. The typescripts are in various states of revision and various formats.
Extent:
814 volumes
Language:
Materials are in English
Preferred citation:

[Item], [Collection Title], Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

The typescripts are in various states of revision and various formats. Some of the African Americans represented in this collection are Sidney Poitier, Paul Robeson, Lena Horne, Dorthy Dandridge, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Hattie McDaniel, Richard Pryor, Denzel Washington, Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, Halle Berry, Lonne Elder III, Spike Lee, Keenen Ivory Wayans, John Singleton, James Earl Jones, Pam Grier, Vanessa Williams, and others.

Scope and Content:

Consists of typescripts of films written by, directed by or starring African Americans. Some of the African Americans represented in this collection are Sidney Poitier, Paul Robeson, Lena Horne, Dorthy Dandridge, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Hattie McDaniel, Richard Pryor, Denzel Washington, Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, Halle Berry, Lonne Elder III, Spike Lee, Keenen Ivory Wayans, John Singleton, James Earl Jones, Pam Grier, Vanessa Williams, and others.

Acquisition information:
Acquired: [insert date]
Arrangement:

Volumes are ordered by Box number. This arrangement roughly follows chronological order.

Accruals:

[Accrual information...]

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the curator, Lilly Library.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], [Collection Title], Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu