Bridget and Jerome Dobson Papers, 1940-1996 (bulk 1970-1990)


Summary Information
Title: Bridget and Jerome Dobson Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1940-1996 (bulk 1970-1990)

Creators:
  • Dobson, Bridget
  • Dobson, Jerome
  • Hursley, Frank M., 1902-1989
  • Hursley, Doris, 1898-1984
Call Number: Mss 1082

Quantity: 66.0 c.f. (66 record center cartons) and 1.0 c.f. of photographs, transparencies, and negatives (1 record center carton)

Repository:
Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Abstract:
The papers, mainly 1970 to 1990, consist primarily of scripts, correspondence, publications and administrative documents pertaining to several daytime television series written by Frank and Doris Hursley, and by their daughter Bridget Dobson and her husband Jerome Dobson. The series included are As the World Turns, Bright Promise, General Hospital, Guiding Light, Heritage, One Life to Live, Santa Barbara, and Search for Tomorrow. Also included are miscellaneous television and radio stories and personal papers from both the Hursleys and the Dobsons.

Language: English

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Arrangement of the Materials

The collection is organized into three series: Frank and Doris Hursley Papers, Bridget and Jerome Dobson Papers and Soap Operas. The Frank and Doris Hursley Papers and the Bridget and Jerome Dobson Papers are further broken down into sub-series and organized by subject. The Soap Operas are organized in alphabetical order by show title and are further broken down into the following sub-series: Administrative Documents, Correspondence, Financial and Legal Documents, Publications and Scripts. Those sub-series that necessitated further structuring are broken down to reflect the particular materials contained in each.

Related Material

Frank and Doris Hursley Papers at the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative/Restriction Information
Acquisition Information

Accession Number: M2012-111


Contents List
Mss 1082
Series: Frank and Doris Hursley Papers
Subseries: Television and radio stories, 1943-1969
Box   1
Folder   1
Assorted story lines, M.C.A, Koren
Box   1
Folder   2
“Adobe Walls”
Box   1
Folder   3
“Aftermath”: radio program, 1949
Box   1
Folder   4
The Aldrich Family - “Cops and Robbers”: radio program
Box   1
Folder   5
“Alice”
Box   1
Folder   6
American Women: unused scripts, 1943
Box   1
Folder   7-15
American Women: scripts 1-230, 1943-1944
Box   2
Folder   1
Arsene Lupine or “The Red Silk Scarf”
Box   2
Folder   2
“Bachelor Father”: teleplay
Box   2
Folder   3
“Barbarian & Princess”
Box   2
Folder   4
“Bare Winter”
Box   2
Folder   5
Bed and Board, The “Unspoken Commercial”: television idea
Box   2
Folder   6-9
It's…The Berry's!: television show
Box   2
Folder   10-11
The Best Years or University Show
Bible series
Box   2
Folder   12
“The Eternal Quest”
Box   2
Folder   13
“The Judgment of Jesus”
Box   2
Folder   14
“The Light of Ages”
Box   2
Folder   15-17
“The Light of the World,” 1946
Box   2
Folder   18
Notes
Box   2
Folder   19-21
“Song of Ruth,” 1959
Box   2
Folder   22-24
“The Story of Esther”
Box   2
Folder   25
“Susanna and the Elders”
Box   2
Folder   26
Birthright: teleplay revised
Box   2
Folder   27
The Black Bag: teleplay, 1956
Box   2
Folder   28
Breaking Point: teleplay
Box   3
Folder   1
“Buckskin”
Box   3
Folder   2-4
Burl Ives: drama show
Box   3
Folder   5
“The Catch in It”
Box   3
Folder   6
Chicken Every Sunday
Box   3
Folder   7
Meet Corliss Archer: radio program
Box   3
Folder   8-9
Cousin Willie: radio program 1-12, 1953
Box   3
Folder   10
“Crossroads Clinic”: serial proposal
Box   3
Folder   11-12
Detour, 1948
Box   3
Folder   13
“Doctor's Wife”
Box   3
Folder   14
“Double Dealer,” “Maverick,” or “Father Carnahan”
Box   3
Folder   15-16
Dr. Christian
Box   3
Folder   17-18
The Egg and I: audition scripts
Box   3
Folder   19
“The Emperor's Jade Horse”
Box   3
Folder   20
“The Emperor's New Clothes”
Box   3
Folder   21
“Flood”
Box   3
Folder   22
“Footnote”: script
Box   3
Folder   23
“For Better or Worse”: radio program
Box   3
Folder   24
“For Pete's Sake” or “For the Love of Mike”
Box   3
Folder   25
“Four Minutes to Shoot,” Wire Service, or The Big Story
Box   3
Folder   26
Ghengis Khan: screenplay
Box   3
Folder   27
“Give Us This Day”: radio program script
Box   3
Folder   28
“Good Girl”: teleplay
Box   3
Folder   29
“Had a Wife”: three act play
Box   3
Folder   30
“Half a Husband”: teleplay
Box   3
Folder   31
The Halls of Ivy: radio program
Box   3
Folder   32
Have Gun - Will Travel
Box   3
Folder   33
“Heart Song”
Box   3
Folder   34
“Highway 66”: teleplay
Box   3
Folder   35
Hollywood Girl: television serial
Box   3
Folder   36
“Honorable Discharge”
Box   4
Folder   1
Hope Springs: storyline and sample script, 1958-1959
Box   4
Folder   2-9
Hope Springs: scripts, episode #1-#40
Box   4
Folder   10
“Howie is Willing”: storyline
Box   4
Folder   11
Humoresque: teleplay
Box   4
Folder   12
“In an English Garden”: storyline
Box   4
Folder   13
“Inner Track”
Box   4
Folder   14
The Adventures of Jim Bowie
Box   4
Folder   15-16
“John E. Jones, U.S.A.”
Box   4
Folder   17-18
“Jonesie”: teleplay
Box   4
Folder   19
“Jury”
Box   4
Folder   20
Lady of the Theater: television soap opera
Box   4
Folder   21
“The Lady Wildcat”
Box   4
Folder   22
Lamour
Box   4
Folder   23-24
Lassie: ideas, materials, storylines
Box   4
Folder   25-27
Lassie episodes: “Father Ellen,” “Superstition,” “Birdwatchers”
Box   4
Folder   28
“Life is What You Make It,” 1943
Box   4
Folder   29
“The Link Between,” 1944
Box   4
Folder   30
“Little Musical”
Box   4
Folder   31
“The Little Woman”: teleplay
Box   4
Folder   32
“Living Together”
Box   4
Folder   33
“Look, Lady-Listen”
Box   4
Folder   34
“Loose Leaves from a Ring Thing”: novel adapted for television
Box   4
Folder   35
Loretta Young
Box   4
Folder   36
Love, American Style episode: “Love and the Doorknob,” 1969
Box   5
Folder   1
“Luck is a Lady”: radio program, 1945
Box   5
Folder   2
“Macy”
Box   5
Folder   3
“The Man in the Tin Can”: story for television show
Box   5
Folder   4
“The Man with the Black Patch”: teleplay
Box   5
Folder   5
“Man Without a Gun”
Box   5
Folder   6-7
“A Man's Woman” or “Market for Murder,” 1949
Box   5
Folder   8
“Manuscript”: storyline
Box   5
Folder   9
“McGraw”
Box   5
Folder   10
Meet Mr. McNutley: script
Note: Also known as The Ray Milland Show.
Box   5
Folder   11
The Millionaire: general
Box   5
Folder   12-15
The Millionaire: “The Steve Carey Story,” “The Hub Grimes Story,” “The Anna Hartley Story,” and “The Crystal Sands Story”
Box   5
Folder   16
“Milwaukee Centennial”: radio program, 1946
Box   5
Folder   17
Miss Susan
Note: Also known as Martinsville, U.S.A.
Box   5
Folder   18
“Mr. Manley and the Bowsers” or “Noah and the Family”
Box   5
Folder   19
My Friend Flicka
Box   5
Folder   20
“Near Mrs.”: storyline
Box   5
Folder   21
“Night Flight”
Box   5
Folder   22
“Night Watch”
Box   5
Folder   23
“Noah's Ark”
Box   5
Folder   24
“Not Made in Heaven”: storyline
Box   5
Folder   25
“Not the Nervous Type”: episode of Hollywood Star Playhouse, 1950
Box   5
Folder   26
“Oh, Ernie!”: teleplay
Box   5
Folder   27
“Old Encyclopedia”
Box   5
Folder   28
One Life: conference notes
Box   5
Folder   29
“One Life”: teleplay, episode of The 20th Century-Fox Hour, 1955
Box   5
Folder   30
“One Man's Yamaha”
Box   5
Folder   31
“Our Block”
Box   5
Folder   32
“Over the Rainbow”
Box   5
Folder   33
“PANIC”
Box   5
Folder   34
Penny Singleton Show, 1950
Box   5
Folder   35
“The Practical Thing” or “Roommates”: storyline and script
Box   5
Folder   36-37
“The Professor Stays Home”: episode of Hollywood Star Playhouse, 1951
Box   5
Folder   38
Reaching for the Stars: idea for television
Box   5
Folder   39
Red Cross Worker: scenario
Box   5
Folder   40
Remember to Forget or Second Chance
Box   5
Folder   41
Richard Douglas for the Defense: television serial
Box   5
Folder   42-44
“Santa is no Saint”: teleplay, episode of Matinee Theatre, 1952
Box   5
Folder   45-46
Savrola: episode of Matinee Theatre, 1956 November
Box   5
Folder   47-48
The Scandalous Priest: episode of Matinee Theatre, 1957
Box   6
Folder   1
Sealtest Variety Theater: radio program, 1948
Box   6
Folder   2-7
Service to the Front: scripts 1-56, 1944-1945
Box   6
Folder   8
“Sorority House”
Box   6
Folder   9-11
South Paradise proposal: television serial, 1966
Box   6
Folder   12
“Sperm Meets Egg”
Box   6
Folder   13-16
“Stars and Stripes are Forever” or “USO Story”: screenplay, 1951
Box   6
Folder   17
“Strictly Personal”
Box   6
Folder   18
“Take it Easy”: storyline and script
Box   6
Folder   19
“That Red Headed Man”: script
Box   6
Folder   20-22
That's Rich, 1-25: radio program, 1953-1954
Box   6
Folder   23
This is Your Life: radio program
Box   6
Folder   24
This Precious Hour proposal: television serial
Box   7
Folder   1
Those Websters: script
Box   7
Folder   2
Those Websters: script, 1947
Box   7
Folder   3-13
Those Websters, 1-110, 1946 March 3-1948 April 11
Box   8
Folder   1-2
Those Websters, 111-129, 1948 April 18-1948 August 22
Box   8
Folder   3
“The Three Spinning Fairies”
Box   8
Folder   4
A Time to Live: story projection
Box   8
Folder   5-8
A Time to Live, 1-5; 11-16; 21-25, drafts and revisions
Box   8
Folder   9
“The Trouble with Father” or “The Erwin Family”
Box   8
Folder   10-11
“The Trouble with Luke Casper”: radio program, 1951
Box   8
Folder   12-14
The Trouble with the Truitts: scripts 1-23, 1950-1951
Box   8
Folder   15-16
The Trouble with the Truitts: drafts and revisions, 1950
Box   8
Folder   17
The Trouble with the Truitts: outlines and notes
Box   8
Folder   18
The Trouble with the Truitts: audition, 1949
Box   8
Folder   19
“The Un-American Way”
Box   8
Folder   20-21
“Unfinished Business” or “The Jealous Ghost”: scripts and revisions, 1948-1951
Box   9
Folder   1
Union Pacific
Box   9
Folder   2-3
“Virgin with Butterflies”: screenplay
Box   9
Folder   4
Wagon Train episode: “The Sally Potter Story,” 1957-1958
Box   9
Folder   5
“WALDO”, 1956
Box   9
Folder   6
“We the Jury”
Box   9
Folder   7-8
“While There's Life” or “Some Like it Hot,” 1956-1959
Box   9
Folder   9
Whirlybirds episode: “The Brothers,” 1957
Box   9
Folder   10
“Willie”: radio program script
Box   9
Folder   11
“The Wind in Kansas”
Box   9
Folder   12
“Yes, Ma'am!”
Box   9
Folder   13
“The Young Medics,” 1966
Subseries: Collaborations
Box   9
Folder   14
Beverly Hillbillies: script, summary, revisions
Box   9
Folder   15
“Boonbay Harbor,” Jameson Brewer
Box   9
Folder   16
Doc Elliot, Lewis John Carlino, 1972-1973
Box   9
Folder   17
“Esther, Queen of Persia,” Robert Yale Libott, 1952
Box   9
Folder   18
“Last of the Mohicans,” Sid Marshall
Box   9
Folder   19
“Life is Sometimes Confusing,” Sidney Harmon
Box   9
Folder   20
“Love is a Two Way Street,” Albert Derker
Box   9
Folder   21
Mickey, Robert Fisher and Arthur Marx, 1963
Box   9
Folder   22
“Mr. & Miss Anonymous,” Dwight Taylor
Box   9
Folder   23
“No More Monogamy,” Doris Welles and Helen Whitmer
Box   9
Folder   24
“Not in Our Stars,” George Corey
Box   9
Folder   25
“Pomroy's People,” Earl Hamner Jr., 1973
Box   9
Folder   26
“Say Uncle,” Paul Clement
Box   9
Folder   27
“The Uniformed Tourist,” Warren Hamilton, 1959
Box   9
Folder   28
“When We Get Rich,” Frank and Almuth McCull
Subseries: Songs and Records
Box   9
Folder   29
“America We Love You”: song
Box   9
Folder   30
“Bittersweet”: song
Box   9
Folder   31
Christmas songs and stories
Box   9
Folder   32
“Down the Road”
Box   9
Folder   33
“Elkhart, Indiana”: song
Box   9
Folder   34
Giddy-Yap: children's record
Box   9
Folder   35
“I Got the Message”: song
Box   9
Folder   36
Robinson Crusoe: children's record
Box   9
Folder   37
Saggy the Rag Doll: children's record
Box   9
Folder   38
“Wedding Present Waltz”: song
Subseries: Contracts/Agreements, 1946-1966
Box   10
Folder   1
20th Century Fox; Hursleys vs. Bernhard Productions, 1950-1952
Box   10
Folder   2
Dancer Fitzgerald Quit Claim, 1946
Box   10
Folder   3
Lassie and Bed and Board, 1951-1956
Box   10
Folder   4
MCA, 1948-1953
Box   10
Folder   5
Paul Henreid, 1954
Box   10
Folder   6
Proctor & Gamble, 1957-1958
Box   10
Folder   7
Revue Productions, 1952-1953
Box   10
Folder   8
Screen Gems Inc., 1966
Box   10
Folder   9
Trouble with the Truitts, 1950-1951
Subseries: Correspondence, 1940-1972
Box   10
Folder   10
Adams, Bob, 1949-1953
Box   10
Folder   11
Adkins, Don A., 1966-1968
Box   10
Folder   12
Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborne, 1941-1951
Box   10
Folder   13
Benton & Bowles, 1950
Box   10
Folder   14
Berke, Arthur, 1971
Box   10
Folder   15
Berkovici, Julian, 1964-1967
Box   10
Folder   16
Berkowitz, Harold, 1964
Box   10
Folder   17
Blackett-Sample-Hummart, 1942
Box   10
Folder   18
Bleier, Edward & Associates, 1968
Box   10
Folder   19
Bloom, Mel, 1959-1962
Box   10
Folder   20
Brown, Fred, 1940-1946
Box   10
Folder   21
Burnett, Leo, 1957-1962
Box   10
Folder   22
Carlin, Tom, 1964
Box   10
Folder   23
Chapman, Pattee
Box   10
Folder   24
Charell, Lissa, 1964
Box   10
Folder   25
Chester, Gerald, 1970
Box   10
Folder   26
Clucas, Leslie, 1946-1948
Box   10
Folder   27
Corey, Frances, 1957-1964
Box   10
Folder   28
Dancer-Fitzgerald Sample, 1945-1946
Box   10
Folder   29
Dekkar, Esther, 1969
Box   10
Folder   30
Dodge, Frank, 1959
Box   10
Folder   31
Edelman, Elsa, 1970
Box   10
Folder   32
Evjue, Bill, 1947
Box   10
Folder   33
Fischer, Sy, 1949-1968
Box   10
Folder   34
General Artist Corporation, 1951
Box   10
Folder   35
General Mills, 1943-1951
Box   10
Folder   36
Gibbs, John, 1940-1946
Box   10
Folder   37
Grant Advertising, 1943-1944
Box   10
Folder   38
Hicks, Jack
Box   10
Folder   39
Howat, Clark, “A Litle Boy's Dream,” 1970
Box   10
Folder   40
Jacob, Harry, 1952-1969
Box   10
Folder   41
Jaffe, Sam, 1949-1953
Box   10
Folder   42
Konigsberg, Franklin, 1969
Box   10
Folder   43
Kennedy, B. Cummings, 1964
Box   10
Folder   44
Leadly, Bob, 1958-1960
Box   10
Folder   45
Lender, Lu Marie, 1969
Box   10
Folder   46
Leshin, Ed, 1950-1951
Box   10
Folder   47
Levee, Michael, 1946
Box   10
Folder   48
Lyons, Arthur, 1954
Box   10
Folder   49
Martinez, Magdalena, 1969
Box   10
Folder   50
McCann, Erickson, 1945-1946
Box   10
Folder   51
Meyerhoff, 1943-1949
Box   10
Folder   52
Morris, William, 1941-1949
Box   10
Folder   53
Mosley, Marguerite, 1971-1972
Box   10
Folder   54
NBC, 1950-1960
Box   10
Folder   55
Needham, Louis & Brorby Inc., 1945-1946
Box   10
Folder   56
O'Sullivan, Terry, 1965
Box   10
Folder   57
Oakes, Russ, 1945-1946
Box   10
Folder   58
Reid, Andrew, 1965-1966
Box   10
Folder   59
Rigsby, Gordon, 1972
Box   10
Folder   60
Rosenak, Ted, 1949-1950
Box   10
Folder   61
Roussin, Gus and Edna, 1972
Box   10
Folder   62
Russin, Robert, 1967
Box   10
Folder   63
Sanville, Richard, 1957
Box   10
Folder   64
William, Herschel, 1940-1946
Subseries: Ideas, Notes, Research
Box   10
Folder   65
“An Important Old Concept in Daytime Programming”
Box   10
Folder   66
“Democratic Education”
Box   10
Folder   67
Plots
Box   10
Folder   68
Story ideas
Box   10
Folder   69
Show ideas
Box   10
Folder   70
Packaging, show ideas
Box   10
Folder   71
Story ideas, notes, clippings, 1944-1945
Box   10
Folder   72
Various notepads
Box   10
Folder   73
Miscellaneous scripts, 1949
Box   10
Folder   74
Story proposals and notes
Box   10
Folder   75
Science
Box   10
Folder   76
Sports, anthology
Box   10
Folder   77
Western material
Box   10
Folder   78
Words, The Story of
Box   10
Folder   79
Unidentified script
Series: Bridget and Jerome Dobson Papers
Subseries: Television stories, 1972-1996
Box   10
Folder   80
All that Glitters: proposal for television show
Box   10
Folder   81
Bodies & Souls: draft proposal for daytime serial, 1993-1994
Box   10
Folder   82
Chassis: proposal for television show
Box   10
Folder   83
Co-Ed: idea for daytime serial, 1990-1991
Box   10
Folder   84
Come Again: draft proposal for prime time series, 1994
Box   10
Folder   85
Couture: draft proposal for daytime serial
Box   10
Folder   86
Dangerous Liaisons: draft proposal for daytime serial, 1994
Box   10
Folder   87
Emerald Point N.A.S., 1983
Box   10
Folder   88
Imprint: synopsis of a novel
Box   10
Folder   89
Kangaroo Rats
Box   10
Folder   90
Kangaroo Rats and Kitchen Sink, 1994-1996
Box   11
Folder   1-3
Kitchen Sink or Misprint: proposal for movie, 1990-1994
Box   11
Folder   4
Magnolia Affair: idea for show
Box   11
Folder   5
Navy: story projection, 1983-1984
Box   11
Folder   6
One World: draft proposal for daytime serial, 1990
Box   11
Folder   7
Prime Evil: drafts and notes, 1990
Box   11
Folder   8
Sampling of Jerry's frame of mind
Box   11
Folder   9
Second Coming, 1992
Box   11
Folder   10-13
Somerset, 1972
Box   11
Folder   14
Summary of current projects
Box   11
Folder   15
Topiary: outline, 1993
Box   11
Folder   16
Westwood: draft proposal for daytime serial
Subseries: Contracts/Agreements, 1976-1990
Box   11
Folder   17
Greenberg and Glusker: percentage contracts, 1990
Box   11
Folder   18
New World Television vs. Dobson Productions Inc.: breach of contract, 1987
Box   11
Folder   19
Bridget's Executive Producer contract: Santa Barbara
Box   11
Folder   20
Copyrights/Registrations, 1983
Box   11
Folder   21
Proctor & Gamble--Compton Advertising Inc., 1976-1979
Box   11
Folder   22
Writers' Guild of America, 1977-1979
Box   11
Folder   23
Associated Writers, 1979
Subseries: Correspondence, 1978-1981
Box   11
Folder   24
Express mail receipts, 1979-1981
Box   11
Folder   25-29
Writers' Guild: letters and awards, 1978-1980
Box   11
Folder   30
Writers/Producers--As the World Turns/Guiding Light, 1979
Box   11
Folder   31
Financial
Subseries: Personal Papers, 1957-1993
Box   11
Folder   32
Andy Dobson Personal Papers, 1993
Bridget Dobson
Box   11
Folder   33
Résumé
Box   11
Folder   34
School notebooks and assignments, 1957
Box   11
Folder   35
Personal papers and correspondence
Box   11
Folder   36
Teaching credential, California Board of Education, 1969-1979
Box   11
Folder   37
Teaching at UCSB and UCLA, 1984-1985
Box   11
Folder   38
Mary Dobson personal papers, 1985-1993
Series: Soap Operas
Subseries: As The World Turns
Administrative Documents, 1979-1984
Cast and Characters
Box   11
Folder   39
Cast and staff, 1982
Box   11
Folder   40
Master list, 1982-1983
Box   11
Folder   41
Aldrin, Ariel
Box   11
Folder   42
Andropolous, Nick
Box   11
Folder   43
Andropolous, Stavaros
Box   11
Folder   44
Basnum, Garth
Box   11
Folder   45
Betsy
Box   11
Folder   46
Bilan
Box   11
Folder   47
Cazier, Tiffany
Box   11
Folder   48
Crawford, Maggie
Box   11
Folder   49
Donovan, Dustin
Box   11
Folder   50
Foster, Tucker
Box   11
Folder   51
Hollister, Barney
Box   11
Folder   52
Hollister, Brad
Box   11
Folder   53
Hollister, Eric
Box   11
Folder   54
Hughes, Franny
Box   11
Folder   55
Hughes, Tom
Box   11
Folder   56
Hutchinson, Jace
Box   11
Folder   57
Jones, Samantha
Box   11
Folder   58
Koroki, Andrea
Box   11
Folder   59
McColl, Brian
Box   11
Folder   60
McColl, Diana
Box   11
Folder   61
McColl, Whitney
Box   11
Folder   62
Montgomery, April
Box   11
Folder   63
Montgomery, Craig
Box   11
Folder   64
Stenbeck, Gunnar
Box   11
Folder   65
Stenbeck, James
Box   11
Folder   66
Sullivan, Cody
Box   11
Folder   67
Sullivan, Skye
Box   11
Folder   68
Wilson, Hayley
Episode Summaries and Outlines
Box   12
Folder   1-5
Episode #6124-#6439
Box   12
Folder   6
“The Corsican Story,” 1981 October 19
Box   12
Folder   7
Flashback episodes
Projections and Schedules
Box   12
Folder   8
Active sets list, 1984 November 6
Box   12
Folder   9
February sweeps remote schedule, 1984 October
Box   12
Folder   10
Calendar of story points, 1983 April-1983 October
Box   12
Folder   11-15
Story projections, 1979-1982
Box   12
Folder   16-18
Story conference notes, 1980-1983
Research and Reference
Box   12
Folder   19
Prospective Writers: letters and returned materials, 1981-1983
Box   12
Folder   20
Miscellaneous soap opera plot summaries
Box   12
Folder   21
“Notes on a Soap Opera,” / Mary-Ellis Bunim, 1981 December 11
Box   12
Folder   22
TV ratings, 1981 December-1983 January
Box   12
Folder   23
Monitor Research Wave II
Box   12
Folder   24
Daytime reference, 1982-1983
Scripts, 1980-1983
Box   12
Folder   25-31
Episode #6157-#6636, 1980-1981
Box   13
Folder   1
Episode #6637-#6649, 1981 December-1982 January
Box   13
Folder   2
Episode #6684, #6687, 1982 April
Box   13
Folder   3
Advance scenes, additional locations
Box   13
Folder   4
Greece remote, script, 1980 September 14-25
Box   13
Folder   5
Greece location scenes, 1980 September
Box   13
Folder   6
Spain location scenes, 1983 February
Subseries: Bright Promise
Administrative Documents, 1969-1971
Cast and Characters
Box   13
Folder   7
Actors' addresses, 1970
Box   13
Folder   8
Cast costs, 1969-1970
Box   13
Folder   9
Cost sheets, 1969-1970
Box   13
Folder   10
Casting scene, Howard Jones
Box   13
Folder   11
Casting scene, Professor Mitchell
Box   13
Folder   12
Actors' résumés/headshots: Kathy Shaw; James Bunch; James E. Meyers; Dennis Deal; Marilyn Rogers; Beverlee Rogers; Thomas Lazarick; Robert Rothwell
Box   13
Folder   13
Cast performance record/calendar, episode #066-#309, 1970
Box   13
Folder   14
Anne sequence, episode #001-#309, 1969-1970
Box   13
Folder   15
Jennifer sequence, episode #001-#309, 1969-1970
Box   13
Folder   16
Martha sequence, episode #001-#309, 1969-1970
Box   13
Folder   17
Sandy sequence, episode #232-#309, 1970
Box   13
Folder   18
Biographies of major characters, 1970
Episode Summaries and Outlines
Box   13
Folder   19
Episode #1-#5, 1969 August 21
Box   13
Folder   20-22
Summaries: episode #001-#309, 1969 September-1970 December
Box   13
Folder   23-27
Outlines: episode #001-#309, 1969 September-1970 December
Box   13
Folder   28
Teaser: episode #450, 1971 June 15
Notes and Ideas
Box   13
Folder   29
“Look to This Day,” pilot script for Bright Promise
Box   13
Folder   30
TV serial proposal: previous title “The Best Years”
Box   13
Folder   31
Idea for theme song, 1969
Box   13
Folder   32-33
Conference notes--NBC, 1969-1970
Correspondence, 1969-1971
Box   13
Folder   34
Butler, Jean R., 1970
Box   13
Folder   35
Henning, Ruth, 1970
Box   13
Folder   36
Hess, John D.
Box   13
Folder   37
Hierholzer, Alex, 1970
Box   13
Folder   38
Garrett, Lila, 1970-1971
Box   13
Folder   39
Marks, Sherman, 1970
Box   13
Folder   40
Moore, Elena, 1969
Box   13
Folder   41
Shaw, Robert, 1971
Box   13
Folder   42
Sofranski, Bernard, 1970
Box   13
Folder   43
Thompson, Gene, 1970
Box   13
Folder   44
Correspondence with possible script writers, 1970-1971
Box   13
Folder   45
General, 1969 August-September
Box   13
Folder   46
Fan mail, 1971 May
Box   13
Folder   47
Fan mail, answered, 1970
Legal/Financial Documents, 1969-1972
Box   13
Folder   48
Creative control, 1972
Box   13
Folder   49
Weekly payoffs, 1971-1972
Box   13
Folder   50
NBC weekly check, 1969-1970
Box   13
Folder   51
Bing Crosby Productions, 1969-1970
Box   13
Folder   52
Novelization rights: Ace Publishing, 1969-1970
Box   13
Folder   53
NBC-FRANDOR INC., 1969-1970
Publications
Box   13
Folder   54
Publicity, 1969-1970
Scripts, 1969-1972
Box   14
Folder   1-17
Episode #001-#080, 1969
Box   15
Folder   1-16
Episode #081-#160, 1970
Box   16
Folder   1-16
Episode #161-#240, 1970
Box   17
Folder   1-17
Episode #241-#305, 1970
Box   18
Folder   1-19
Episode #306-#395, 1970-1971
Box   19
Folder   1-20
Episode #396-#495, 1971
Box   20
Folder   1-20
Episode #495-#595, 1971-1972
Box   21
Folder   1-10
Episode #596-#643, 1972
Subseries: General Hospital
Administrative Documents, 1963-1975
Cast and Characters
Box   21
Folder   11
Character notes, 1973
Character sequences
Box   21
Folder   12
Jane-Howie, 1968-1975
Box   21
Folder   13
Diana-Peter-Phil, 1973-1975
Box   21
Folder   14
Jessie, 1969-1975
Box   21
Folder   15
Augusta-Linda-Caroline, 1973-1975
Box   21
Folder   16
Lucille-Al, 1970-1975
Box   21
Folder   17
Audrey-Steve, 1964-1971
Box   21
Folder   18
Meg-Lee, 1968-1975
Box   21
Folder   19
Angie, 1964-1966
Box   21
Folder   20
Meg, 1965-1967
Box   21
Folder   21
Sharon, 1964-1967
Box   21
Folder   22
Tracy-Adam, 1968-1970
Box   21
Folder   23
Characters: obscure and other little known facts
Box   21
Folder   24
Characters: description
Box   21
Folder   25
Characters: synopsis of lives
Box   21
Folder   26
Anniversaries/vital statistics
Box   21
Folder   27
Audition sketches
Box   21
Folder   28
Chronologies, 1968
Box   21
Folder   29
Performer vacations, 1969-1971
Box   21
Folder   30
Vital statistics/weekly performance cycles, 1969-1970
Box   21
Folder   31
Cast positions, show schedule, correspondence, 1970-1972
Box   21
Folder   32
Cast commitment sheets, 1970-1971
Box   21
Folder   33
Cast commitment sheets, 1973
Box   21
Folder   34
Sequence folder worksheets, 1973
Episode Summaries and Outlines
Box   21
Folder   35-36
Revisions, outlines, notes, ideas, 1963-1973
Box   22
Folder   1
Breakdowns, episode #158-#177
Box   22
Folder   2-3
Story synopsis, 1974-1975
Box   22
Folder   4-10
Plot outlines, 1969-1973
Box   22
Folder   11
Plot outlines, character history, story projections, schedule, 1972-1973
Box   22
Folder   12
Miscellaneous--Old; episode #451-#533
Box   22
Folder   13-24
Summaries--Episode #610-#3129, 1965-1975
Box   23
Folder   1
Nativity story, 1968 December 24
Box   23
Folder   2
Murder revision, 1974 September
Box   23
Folder   3
Pre-recorded scenes for murder enlargement, 1974 October
Projections and Schedules
Box   23
Folder   4-24
Story projections, 1964-1975
Box   23
Folder   25
Tentative schedules
Box   23
Folder   26
Taping schedule, talent commitments, 1966
Box   23
Folder   27
Taping schedule, 1971-1973
Box   23
Folder   28-29
Episode calendar, 1971 January-1974 December
Research
Box   23
Folder   30
Consultation with Franz K. Bauer, M.D., 1969 September 5
Box   23
Folder   31
AL-ANON research, 1975
Box   23
Folder   32
TV-Q-Study, 1968 November
Box   23
Folder   33
Fast weekly, 1973
Box   23
Folder   34-36
Multi-Network, 1972-1974
Box   23
Folder   37
Graph: 62 Market
Box   23
Folder   38
Graph: National
Box   23
Folder   39-43
Graph and tag lines, 1974-1975
Box   23
Folder   44
Spinoff proposals: General Hospital, Sixth Floor
Publications
Box   23
Folder   45
Newspaper clippings, 1974-1975
Scripts, 1964-1975
Box   23
Folder   46
Episode #297, 1964 May
Box   23
Folder   47-51
Episode #1541-#1565, 1969 April-May
Box   24
Folder   1-19
Episode #1566-#1655, 1969
Box   25
Folder   1-20
Episode #1656-#1760, 1969-1970
Box   26
Folder   1-20
Episode #1761-#1860, 1970
Box   27
Folder   1-20
Episode #1866, #1965, 1970
Box   28
Folder   1-18
Episode #1966-#2055, 1970-1971
Box   29
Folder   1-19
Episode #2056-#2150, 1971
Box   30
Folder   1-21
Episode #2151-#2255, 1971-1972
Box   31
Folder   1-21
Episode #2256-#2360, 1972
Box   32
Folder   1-20
Episode #2361-#2460, 1972
Box   33
Folder   1-21
Episode #2461-#2585, 1972-1973
Box   34
Folder   1-13
Episode #2586-#2718, 1973
Box   34
Folder   14-15
Episode #2997, #3001, drafts, 1974 December
Box   34
Folder   16-21
Episode #3210-#3240, 1975
Box   34
Folder   22
Bridget's First Attempt: Week 172 Script
Subseries: Guiding Light
Administrative Documents, 1964-1982
Box   34
Folder   23-29
Breakdowns: episode #8085-#8124, 1979 February-April
Research
Box   35
Folder   1-3
Legal consultation with attorney, Dennis Merenbach, 1976-1980
Box   35
Folder   4
Medical information from F.K. Bauer, M.D., and L.F. Steel, M.D., 1964-1975
Box   35
Folder   5
Medical information from Dr. J. Clark, 1975
Box   35
Folder   6-8
Medical ailments, 1974-1975
Box   35
Folder   9
Newspaper clippings: story research
Box   35
Folder   10
NASA information
Box   35
Folder   11
Quotations
Miscellaneous
Box   35
Folder   12
Story projection, 1978 August
Box   35
Folder   13
Family tree
Box   35
Folder   14-16
Emmy-Academy Awards, 1975-1978
Publications
Box   35
Folder   17-19
Newspaper clippings, 1974-1982
Scripts, 1972-1979
Box   35
Folder   20-23
Episode #6514-#6573, 1972-1973
Box   35
Folder   24
Episode #8143, 1979
Subseries: Heritage
Administrative Documents, 1973-1974
Box   35
Folder   25
Story character outlines
Box   35
Folder   26
“A Continuing Family Story,” concepts, characters and stories, 1973
Box   35
Folder   27
Breakdowns: week 1-4, 1973 October
Correspondence
Box   35
Folder   28
Proctor & Gamble: ABC, 1974
Scripts
Box   35
Folder   29-36
Episode#1-#20, Week 1-4, 1973
Subseries: One Life to Live
Box   66
Folder   12
Story projection, 1974
Subseries: Santa Barbara
Administrative Documentation, 1983-1991
Cast and Characters
Casting scenes
Box   36
Folder   1
Miscellaneous
Box   36
Folder   2
Master list
Box   36
Folder   3
Angelina Wainright
Box   36
Folder   4
Bob/Annie
Box   36
Folder   5
Brick/Amy
Box   36
Folder   6
Christie Anderson
Box   36
Folder   7
Cruz (Sam/Sol)
Box   36
Folder   8
Eden/Sophia
Box   36
Folder   9
Eden/Warren
Box   36
Folder   10
Eileen/C.C.
Box   36
Folder   11
Floyd Parker
Box   36
Folder   12
Gina Demott
Box   36
Folder   13
Gloria/Curtis (Santana/C.C.)
Box   36
Folder   14
Gloria/Mason
Box   36
Folder   15
Jade (Josie)/Danny
Box   36
Folder   16
Jason/Addie (Joe/Augusta)
Box   36
Folder   17
Jennifer
Box   36
Folder   18
Julia Taylor/Matthew Prentiss
Box   36
Folder   19
Kit/Curtis (Kelly/Joe)
Box   36
Folder   20
Laken
Box   36
Folder   21
Maggie Gillis
Box   36
Folder   22
Maggie Rand
Box   36
Folder   23
Mary/Jason (Marissa/Joe)
Box   36
Folder   24
Mason/April (Santana)
Box   36
Folder   25
Nick Hartley
Box   36
Folder   26
Randy Royce
Box   36
Folder   27
Richard Peale/Eden
Box   36
Folder   28
Ruben/Rosa (Roberto)
Box   36
Folder   29
Shelly Parks/Ted
Box   36
Folder   30
Callbacks for Jennifer, 1985
Box   36
Folder   31
Casting memos, 1985
Box   36
Folder   32
Character sketches and histories
Actor résumés
Box   36
Folder   33
Anderson, Judith Dame
Note: See Box 67 for 8 sheets of slides.
Box   36
Folder   34
Randy character
Box   36
Folder   35
Richman, Peter Mark
Box   36
Folder   36
Ronnie, Julie
Note: See Box 67 for photos, negatives, and slides.
Box   36
Folder   37
Sorel, Louise
Note: See Box 67 for photos, negatives, and slides.
Box   36
Folder   38
Walker, Marcy
Note: See Box 67 for photos, negatives, and slides.
Box   36
Folder   39
Witherspoon, Dane
Note: See Box 67 for photos, negatives, and slides.
Episode Summaries and Outlines
Summaries
Box   36
Folder   40-62
Episode #001-#569, 1984-1986
Box   36
Folder   63
Episode #1683, 1991 April
Breakdowns
Box   37
Folder   1-19
Episode #001-#180, 1984-1985
Box   38
Folder   1-14
Episode #181-#320, 1985
Box   39
Folder   1-15
Episode #321-#470, 1985-1986
Box   40
Folder   1-12
Episode #471-#590, 1986
Box   41
Folder   1-3
Episode #591-#615, 1986
Box   41
Folder   4-17
Episode #1643-#1780, 1991
Box   42
Folder   1-13
Episode #1781-#1928, 1991-1992
Box   42
Folder   14-19
Story highlights, 1984-1986
Projections and Schedules
Box   42
Folder   20
Miscellaneous notes
Box   42
Folder   21-26
Story projections, 1991
Box   42
Folder   27-30
Story projections, 1986
Box   43
Folder   1-9
Story projections, 1985
Box   43
Folder   10-16
Story projections, 1984
Box   43
Folder   17
AIDS story notes and memos, 1985
Box   43
Folder   18
Taping schedule-memos, 1985
Box   43
Folder   19
Tape-air schedule, cast call sheets, 1984-1985
Box   43
Folder   20
Addendums to “The Bible,” 1984
Box   43
Folder   21-22
“The Bible: First Year,” Part I-III, 1983
Research
Box   43
Folder   23
Background story research
Box   43
Folder   24
Elizabeth Harrower's story contributions, 1986
Box   43
Folder   25
NBC research ratings for daytime serials, 1985-1986
Box   43
Folder   26
Non-primetime ratings, 1984-1986
Box   43
Folder   27
November sweeps, 1985
Box   43
Folder   28
Serial monitor reports
Box   43
Folder   29
November sweeps: production meeting, 1984
Box   43
Folder   30
NBC on-air viewer survey, 1984
Correspondence, 1981-1991
Box   43
Folder   31
Bridget Dobson, 1991
Box   43
Folder   32
Résumé rejections, writers, 1985-1986
Box   43
Folder   33
Story proposals returned to writers, 1985-1986
Box   43
Folder   34
Résumé submissions, writers, 1984
Box   43
Folder   35
Résumé submission, Cynthia Benjamin
Box   43
Folder   36
Résumé submission, Joan Pommer
Box   43
Folder   37
Bottom of the barrel writers' résumés, 1984
Box   43
Folder   38-39
Miscellaneous letters, Bridget/Jerome Dobson, 1984-1985
Box   43
Folder   40
General correspondence, Bridget/Jerome Dobson, 1986
Box   44
Folder   1
Fan mail: counts, 1984-1986
Box   44
Folder   2-3
Fan mail: answered, 1984-1986
Box   44
Folder   4
Guest list/contact information
Box   44
Folder   5
Guest list for party, 1985
Box   44
Folder   6
Cast contact list/availability, 1985
Box   44
Folder   7
Cast contact list
Box   44
Folder   8
Contract players, expirations, 1985
Box   44
Folder   9
Regarding: writers, 1985-1986
Box   44
Folder   10
Regarding: directors/producers, 1986
Box   44
Folder   11
Forwarded to casting, 1986
Box   44
Folder   12
Miscellaneous, talent, 1985-1986
Box   44
Folder   13-15
Option letters: cast, directors, writers, 1985
Box   44
Folder   16
Talent deal: memos, 1985
Box   44
Folder   17
Talent deal: status reports, 1984
Box   44
Folder   18
Writers Guild of America, 1985
Box   44
Folder   19
Clearance: procedure-insurance, 1985
Box   44
Folder   20
Clearance: releases, 1985
Box   44
Folder   21-22
World Vision: credits and distribution, 1985
Box   44
Folder   23
Medallion Books Inc., 1986
Box   44
Folder   24
Travel memos, itineraries, 1985 August 22
Box   44
Folder   25
Miscellaneous memos, 1985
Box   44
Folder   26
Production facilities, Jerry, 1985
Box   44
Folder   27
“Puppy Tracks,” Andrea Hall Lovell Merchandising, 1985
Box   44
Folder   28
Enhancement Funds-May sweeps, 1985
Box   44
Folder   29
UCLA Seminar, 1985 October 26-27
Box   44
Folder   30
Franny Moore-Kyle, 1985
Box   44
Folder   31
NBC rules and regulations: Santa Barbara, 1984
Box   44
Folder   32
Remote location, 1984 June-July
Legal/Financial Documents, 1983-1987
Box   44
Folder   33-37
Rosenthal, Sol, 1985-1987
Box   44
Folder   38
Bridget's contracts, 1986-1987
Box   44
Folder   39
Audit by Philip Hacker, 1987
Box   44
Folder   40
AFTRA settlements, 1985
Box   44
Folder   41
New World Television deal, 1985
Box   44
Folder   42
NBC negotiations, 1985
Box   44
Folder   43
Santa Barbara agreement, NBC, 1984 July
Box   44
Folder   44
NBC Basic Agreement, 1983 July
Box   44
Folder   45
NBC, “The Deal,” 1983 May-July
Box   44
Folder   46-50
Sloan, Kuppin and Ament, 1984-1985
Box   44
Folder   51
Artist Loan-out Agreement, 1984
Box   44
Folder   52
Paul Mayer lawsuit, 1984
Box   44
Folder   53
Stein and Kahan: Paul Mayer lawsuit, 1984
Box   45
Folder   1-2
Cost report: Dobson Productions, 1985-1987
Box   44
Folder   3
Santa Barbara budget, New World Television, NBC, 1986 January
Box   44
Folder   4
Fund usage and cost estimates, 1984-1985
Box   44
Folder   5
Accounting figures, 1984-1985
Box   44
Folder   6
Anita DeThomas Accounting Services, 1985
Box   44
Folder   7-10
Budget analysis, 1984-1986
Box   44
Folder   11
Proposed budget, 1985
Box   44
Folder   12
Budget breakdowns, 1984-1985
Box   44
Folder   13
Budget summary of special events
Box   44
Folder   14
Unaudited production report: Santa Barbara, 1984 November-December
Box   44
Folder   15
Production breakdown, 1984 July-August
Publications
Box   45
Folder   16
Publicity/press releases, 1986
Box   44
Folder   17
Rogers and Cowen Inc. publicity, 1984
Box   44
Folder   18
Newspaper and magazine articles, 1978-1984
Scripts, 1984-1991
Box   45
Folder   19-37
Episode #001-#019, 1984
Box   46
Folder   1-32
Episode #020-#051, 1984
Box   47
Folder   1-36
Episode #052-#087, 1984
Box   48
Folder   1-36
Episode #088-#125, 1984-1985
Box   49
Folder   1-36
Episode #126-#160, 1985
Box   50
Folder   1-35
Episode #161-#197, 1985
Box   51
Folder   1-36
Episode #198-#232, 1985
Box   52
Folder   1-35
Episode #233-#267, 1985
Box   53
Folder   1-36
Episode #268-#304, 1985
Box   54
Folder   1-36
Episode #305-#338, 1985
Box   55
Folder   1-38
Episode #339-#376, 1985-1986
Box   56
Folder   1-36
Episode #377-#411, 1986
Box   57
Folder   1-35
Episode #412-#446, 1986
Box   58
Folder   1-35
Episode #447-#480, 1986
Box   59
Folder   1-36
Episode #481-#516, 1986
Box   60
Folder   1-36
Episode #518-#553, 1986
Box   61
Folder   1-35
Episode #554-#590, 1986
Box   62
Folder   1-6
Episode #591-#599, 1986
Box   62
Folder   7
Episode #602, 1986
Box   62
Folder   8
Episode #604, 1986
Box   62
Folder   9-40
Episode #1655-#1704, 1991
Box   63
Folder   1-37
Episode #1705-#1749, 1991
Box   64
Folder   1-41
Episode #1750-#1798, 1991
Box   65
Folder   1-32
Episode #1799-#1830, 1991
Subseries: Search for Tomorrow
Administrative Documents, 1960-1963
Box   65
Folder   33
Breakdowns, 1963 November 25-29
Box   65
Folder   34-36
Synopses, 1960-1962
Box   65
Folder   37-40
Story projections, 1958-1961
Box   66
Folder   1-4
“Story,” 1960-1963
Correspondence, 1959-1964
Box   66
Folder   5
Leo Burnett Company Inc., 1959-1960
Box   66
Folder   6
Proctor & Gamble, 1959-1964
Legal/Financial Documents, 1952-1962
Box   66
Folder   7
Leo Burnett Company Inc., 1958 January 13
Box   66
Folder   8
Contracts, 1952-1962
Publications
Box   66
Folder   9
Newspaper/magazine articles
Scripts
Box   66
Folder   10-11
Sample scripts, 1957
Subseries: Audio-Visual Materials
Photographs-Slides-Negatives
Box   67
Folder   1
Actor headshots, Bright Promise
Box   67
Folder   2
Adkins, Donald G.
Box   67
Folder   3
Anderson, Judith Dame, slides
Box   67
Folder   4
Chapman, Pattee
Box   67
Folder   5
Randy character, Santa Barbara
Box   67
Folder   6
Ronnie, Julie, photos, slides, negatives
Box   67
Folder   7
Russin, Robert
Box   67
Folder   8
Sorel, Louise, photos, slides, negatives
Box   67
Folder   9
Walker, Marcy, photos, slides, negatives
Box   67
Folder   10
Witherspoon, Dane, photos, slides, negatives