Michael Douglas Papers, 1934-1980

Summary Information

Title: Michael Douglas Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1934-1980

  • Douglas, Michael, 1944-
Call Number: U.S. Mss 176AN; Micro 717; Audio 1169A; AB 974

Quantity: 15.4 c.f. (23 archives boxes, 6 record center cartons, and 1 flat box), 1 reel of microfilm (35 mm), 4 tape recordings, and 1 film

Wisconsin Historical Society Archives / Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
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Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Michael Douglas, an actor-producer, primarily consisting of scripts for The Streets of San Francisco (ABC), a television series in which he co-starred; and production files for the Oscar-winning One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (UA, 1975). In the production files for One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest are variant scripts by William Peter Blatty, Ken Kesey, Dale Wasserman, and others; correspondence; promotional material; and reviews. Smaller files of similar composition relate to several other films, plays, and television programs with which Douglas was involved. There is also a subject file containing miscellaneous personal and business correspondence and fan mail, clippings, a microfilmed scrapbook, and a file relating to his work for and support of the Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theatre Center. Prominent correspondents include Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown Jr., Cesar E. Chavez, Kirk Douglas, Betty Ford, Tom Hayden, Arthur B. Krim, and Irving Paul Lazar.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-us0176an
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