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Literary agents

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ned Brown papers

Identifier: MSS 6098
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the professional papers of Ned Brown, a literary agent in the second half of the twentieth century. The papers include correspondence, business records, play scripts, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other miscellaneous papers concerning his clients. These materials relate to his work with writing contracts for various plays and movies, including the contract for the screenplay of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.

Dates: approximately 1951-1992

Ned Brown client files and contracts, 1951-1992

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6098 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains contracts, legal papers, correspondence, client files, and other papers. These materials come from Ned Brown's work as a literary agent and cover his work with play, book, and screenplay writers.

Dates: 1951-1992

Ned Brown play scripts, approximately 1970-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6098 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains several scripts of plays produced by Ned Brown's literary agency.

Dates: approximately 1970-1989

Charles Schlessiger correspondence regarding Leslie Norris

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8159
Scope and Contents

Contains letters between Charles Schlessiger and Leslie Norris. There are also letters between Charles Schlessiger and publishers of Leslie Norris' work. Correspondence dates from 1985 to 2003.

Dates: 1985-2003