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Zanuck mss., 1935-1951

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143

Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979

Zanuck mss.,1935-1951

Collection No.

26 items

Materials are in English.

The Zanuck mss., 1935-1951, consist of inter-office correspondence and notes to and from Darryl Francis Zanuck, 1902-1979, producer, and other officials of the Twentieth Century-Fox film studio.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Darryl Francis Zanuck, 1902-1979, was a film producer.


Letters are arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

The correspondence and notes concern the writing of several screenplays: The Black Rose; Crash Dive; Down Argentine Way; The Littlest Rebel; Meet Me After the Show; Oh, You Beautiful Doll; The Outcasts of Poker Flat; Sand; Sitting Pretty; The Snows of Kilimanjaro; Song of the Islands; Twelve O'Clock High; Under My Skin; and A Yank in the R.A.F.

Correspondents include: Michael Abel, Robert Bassler, Edwin Harvey Blum, Alfred Jack Bolton, Joseph Ignatius Breen, Jules Buck, Raymond Griffith, Stephen S. Jackson, Julian Johnson, Jason S. Joy, Louis King, Mel Morse, Aidan Roark, Casey Robinson, Milton Sperling, Joseph Swerling, Lamar Trotti, Dale Van Every, and Darryl Francis Zanuck.

Related Material

Zanuck mss. II; also located at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 1982
Usage Restrictions
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 of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Zanuck mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Processing Information
Processed by Staff.

Completed in 2013

Zanuck mss.

Box 1 Inter-office Correspondence, notes, 1935-1940

Inter-office Correspondence, notes, 1941-1945

Inter-office Correspondence, 1946-1948

Inter-office Correspondence, 1949-1951