Collection: Patrick Murphy collection of "Animal House" memorabilia

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Patrick Murphy collection of "Animal House" memorabilia

Identifier: MS-1175


The Patrick Murphy collection contains a revised final draft script for National Lampoon's "Animal House," signed by many members of the cast, a screening invitation for the film, thank you notes from John Landis and a photocopy of production requirements sheets detailing cast and set descriptions, as well as checks made out to Patrick Murphy from Universal Studios and a photograph of Murphy with John Belushi and the members of the police. Murphy was a retained by Universal for security during the shooting of the film in Cottage Grove, Oregon.


  • 1977 - 1978


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials



Patrick Murphy, Sergeant in the Cottage Grove, OR Police Department. Contains a film script for the film 'Animal House," notes, an invitation, a photograph and photocopied pay checks related to the film "Animal House."

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Benz Fund; Purchase; 2011

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA