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Frank Gilroy papers

MS-648
 Collection
Identifier: MS-648
The papers of Frank Gilroy contain typescripts of his plays, screenplays, television series, novels, novellas and stories. Other materials include correspondence, journals, financial and legal documents, contracts, photographs, slides, audio recordings, news clippings and publicity ephemera. The collection chronicles Gilroy's professional life as a writer, director and producer. Of note is correspondence and legal documents related to Gilroy's law suit against ABC Television and Four Star Entertainment over the use of one of his characters in "Burke's Law." Additionally, the papers contain drafts and production files for many of his publications and movies, including "The Subject was Roses,” "The Luckiest Man in the World," "The Gig," "Money Plays," "Desperate Characters," and "Once in Paris.” Gilroy’s journals are restricted from public access.

Dates

  • 1910; 1948-2015

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

66.0 Linear Feet (58 containers)

Overview

Frank Daniel Gilroy (1925-2015), playwright and author. Dartmouth College Class of 1950. The papers contain typescripts of his plays, screenplays, television series, novels, novellas and stories. Other materials include correspondence, journals, financial and legal documents, contracts, photographs, slides, audio recordings, news clippings, playbills, and publicity ephemera. The collection chronicles Gilroy's life as writer, director and producer.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA