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Gordon Jump papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3711
Collection of scripts and personal papers from Gordon Jump. Scripts from his television appearances include those from the series WKRP in Cincinnati, Soap, Lou Grant, and many of his smaller projects (some of which are signed by cast members). Also includes correspondence, notes, photographs, magazine and newspaper articles, and personal papers.

Dates

  • 1971-1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Preliminarily processed; Access with permission from the Supervisor of Reference Services of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Gordon Jump papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

5 cartons (5 linear ft.)

1 box (0.50 linear ft.)

Biographical / Historical

Gordon Jump was borin in 1932 in Dayton, Ohio. He was an accomplished comic and dramatic actor and also later acted as a director and producer. He appeared in and contributed to many television productions including WKRP in Cincinnati, Soap, Lou Grant, and Growing Pains. He died in 2003 in Los Angeles, California.

Custodial History

Donated by Gordon Jump.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Gordon Jump; 2006.

Appraisal

Western American business and labor history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.II, 2007).

Related Materials

These materials are part of the Arts and Communications Archives.

Creator

Title
Register of Gordon Jump papers
Status
completed
Author
Jennifer Kim
Date
2011 September 14
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States