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WGF Archival Collections - Screen Writers' Guild

18 Collections found

Mary H. O'Connor Collection, 1908-1940  Archival Collection 
Box #: 1   
Inventory Available   
Locations: Vault Section G
Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet    Collection #: WGF-MS-010   
Content Notes: The Mary H. O’Connor Collection, 1908-1940, primarily consists of programs, flyers, leaflets and other promotional material produced by The Writers, a social club organized by the Screen Writers’ Guild during the 1920s and 1930s. The collection also contains some business records of the Club, including financial statements, receipts, property records, and stockholder documents. Lastly the collection contains some personal papers of Mary O’Connor including a character scenario for an unproduced Ben Hur (1908) film.
Subject Headings: Screen Writers' Guild, Screenwriters, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954  Archival Collection 

Unprocessed    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault, Outside Storage
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. Highlights include the guild applications of Dashiell Hammett, Lillian Hellman and Dorothy Parker, and materials related to industry strikes and the lead-up to the Blacklist. Cataloging has not been completed on this collection. For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Hollywood blacklist, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
Screen Writer, The  Periodical 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: June 1945 - October 1948   
Unprocessed   
Locations: Vault Section B, Library
Content Notes: The Screen Writer was the journal for the Screen Writers' Guild from June 1945 to October 1948. Contributors included writers as well as directors and other film professionals, such as James M. Cain, Raymond Chandler, Philip Dunne, Lillian Hellman, George S. Kaufman, Howard Koch, Fritz Lang, Jean Renoir, and William Wyler. For information on specific issues and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive. The journals have been digitized by the Media History Digital Library.
Subject Headings: Hollywood blacklist, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Screenwriters, Writers Guild of America
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 12  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Box #: VII 12   
Inventory Available    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 36 Folders: National Lawyers Guild; Pallant; Price, Paul v. Setenik Dicran Price; Quercio, Mercurio; Richman Ben; Rigby, Gordon; Rogers, William; Rooten v. Barrett; Rooten, Anna; Ross, Clarence; Sabin, Grant; Shapiro; Silverman; Skolnik, Marvin v. Baker; Smitter, Wessel; Solomon, Louis; Stein, Sammy v. Goldie Clark; Stern, Elsie; Stuart, Marili; Suttonhouse; Teters, Daisie v. Vernon; Venema, Maynard; Wallace, Margaret; Weber, David; Wilson, Matilda; Willis, Hal B.; Zlotziver-Katz Escrow; Ralph Block General 5909-25; Screen Writers Guild vs. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 5909-15 Transcripts of Hearings and Briefs Filed (First Hearing); Screen Writers Guild vs. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 5909-13 Exhibits of Intervenors; Screen Writers Guild vs. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 5909-16 Unused Evidence; Screen Writers Guild vs. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 5909-16 Supplemental Unused Evidence Prior to May 2, 1936; Report of the National Recovery Administration to President Roosevelt Regarding Code of Fair Competition for the Motion Picture Industry
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 13  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1935-1939    Box #: VII 13   
Inventory Available    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 4 Folders: Screen Writers Guild vs. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 5909-18 Reopened Hearings; Screen Writers Guild vs. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 5909-19 Petitioner's Exhibits; Screen Writers Guild Collective Bargaining File 5909-3; Agreement between RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. and S.K. Lauren dated November 7, 1942.
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 15  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1937-1953    Box #: VII 15   
Inventory Available   
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 20 Folders: Inter-guild with SAG-SWG – 1937-1950 [1937-1951]; Subsequent Rights Bureau (Radio Writers Guild) [1947-1952]; Members Corres. A-N – 1951 [2 folders]; Members Corres. O-XYZ – 1951 [2 folders]; Members Corres. A-E – 1952; Members Corres. F-L – 1952; Members Corres. M-XYZ – 1952; Miscl. Corres. – 1952; Members Corres. A-G – 1953; Members Corres. H-R – 1953; Members Corres. S-XYZ – 1953; Miscl. Corres. – 1953 [2 folders].
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 16  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1944-1952    Box #: VII 16   
Inventory Available   
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 12 Folders: Executive Board - Agendas 1952; Executive Board - Agendas 1951; Executive Board - Misc. Corres. 1951 [contains some blacklist related material and historical board rosters]; Executive Board - Misc. Corres. 1944-1947; Executive Board - Misc. Corres. 1948-1950; Executive Board Minutes - Misc.; Executive Board - Office Reports 1950-1951; Executive Board - President 1952 [contains Mary McCall material]; Executive Board - President 1945-1951 [contains Mary McCall and Emmet Lavery material]; Executive Board Treasurer 1945-1951; Executive Board Minutes & Membership Meetings - 1/7/1946 - 11/18/1946; Executive Board - Minutes November 1946 [loose items found in box].
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Blacklisting of authors, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 18  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1930-1945    Box #: VII 18   
Inventory Available   
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 37 Folders: Bulletins 1941 to 1943; Bulletins 1937 to 1940 incl.; Questionnaires to Members 1944-1945; Miscellaneous Lists Membership Lists; Letters to Producers and Wire to Harry Brand August 19, 1937; Membership Meetings Attendance Records; Membership Meeting January 8, 1939; Special Membership Meeting March 23, 1938; Meeting of Election Committee January 26, 1938; Special Membership Meeting Sept. 26, 1938; Membership Meeting August 22, 1938 (Membership); Annual Meeting Election of Officers (November 9, 1938); Annual Meeting Election of Officers (November 9, 1938); Special Membership Meeting February 21, 1938; Mass Meeting June 1, 1938; General Membership Meeting July 28, 1937 (Membership - M); Meeting May 11, 1942 - Basic Agreement & Code; Notices of Meetings and Agendas; Annual Meeting November 12, 1942; Election Meeting August 5, 1942; Annual Meeting November 13, 1940; Annual Meeting November 12, 1941; Annual Meeting November 8, 1939; Analysis Guild Membership May 1936; Correspondence in Re Par Capita Tax; Questionnaires Circulated by Studios; Financial Statements - Motion Picture Companies; Manpower Survey 1943; Surveys (General Guild Activities) 1940; Studio Statistics NLRB decision June 4, 1938; Leonard Janofsky; Official Report of Proceeding Before the National Labor Relations Board; MGM/Studio and Motion Picture Producers and Screen Writers' Guild of the Author's League of America, et al.
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 199  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1951-1954    Box #: VII 199   
Inventory Available   
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 4 Folders: Employment Committee Questionnaire 7/31/52 [contains survey cards from Guild members]; Motion Picture Industry Council 1952 [contains material related to the Guild's strike/resistance against MPIC]; SWG Employment Committee 1953-54; SWG Employment Committee 1951
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 266  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1933-1938    Box #: VII 266   
Inventory Available    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 54 Folders: Dance December 16, 1938; Tri-Guild Reservation Correspondence 1938; Dance July 22,1937; Tri-Guild Ball April 21, 1938; Correspondence Prior to 1933; Writer's Club 1935; Will Rogers Memorial 1935; List of Council members and Notices of Meetings 1936; Answer to Rupert Hughes 1937; Dinner Dance December 1936; Dinner Dance August 1, 1935; Proxies - Western Council of the Author's League of American inc. 1937; Annual Meeting April 5, 1934; Code Articles, Amendments, Etc.; Academy vs. Guild / Resignations, Code Appointments Etc.; By-Laws, Amendments, Etc.; Constitution and By Laws Changes; Counsel's Opinions and Rulings - Code Articles and Changes in By-Laws 1933; Code Construction 4.7.33 to 5.19.33; Actor's Guild 1934; Author's League Correspondence 1933-1934; Author's League and Dramatists' Guild General 1933-Feb 1935; Annual Meeting 1935; General Annual Meeting 1936; Bids 1934; Bulletin 1934; Citizens National Trust and Savings Bank 1935; Farmers and Merchants National Bank 1935; Banks 1933 to March 15, 1934; Answers From Critic Letters 1935; Cellular System 1934; Collection of Dues Nov. 1934; Collection of Dues June 1934; Collection of Dues July 1935; Finance Committee John Grey April 1935; Committee and New Fiscal Scheme July 1934; Credits Committee 1934; Collection Dues Rigby 1933; Collection Dues Sept 1935; Committees April 1933-April 1934; Radio and Screen Program Aug 1935; Screen and Radio Committee1935; Censorship 1935; Charity 1934; Dramatists Guild Pledges and Applications for Membership 1934-1935; Dinner Dance Dec 1934;Treasurer April 1934; Executive Board April 1933 - April 1934.
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers Guild of America--Strikes, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 267  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1933-1936    Box #: VII 267   
Inventory Available    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 74 Folders: Ralph Block, Treasurer 4/33-4/34; Mr. Lawson 1933-April 1934; Minutes April 1933-1935; Advisory Council Minutes 1934; Best Written Pictures of 1934; Advisory Council 1935; Secretary 1935; Income tax 1934; Insurance 1935; Lectures 1934; Legal Expenses 1933-March 15, 1935; Legal File 1933-April 15, 1934; Membership Lists 1934; Membership Drives 1935; Membership Letters April 1933-April 5, 1934; Correspondence Re. Registration of Manuscripts 1933-1934; Membership Committees 1933-Aptil 1934; Merriam Campaign 1935; Publicity "Variety" 1933; Publicity "Reporter"; Publicity "Landy and Hunt" 1934; Studio Lists 1935; Telegrams Members 1933-April 5, 1934; Unsigned Writers 1933; English Writers 1933; Writers in New York Guild and non-Guild Members; Song Writers 1934; Western Writers 1934; Code Construction - Summary of Articles I to XVI; Transfer From Active to Associate Membership Not Approved, Postponed; Resignations (empty); Transfers from Assoc. to Active Approved 1936; Transfers Pending - Active to Assoc. and Assoc. to Active 1936; Signed But Not Paid - Active 1933; Signed but Not Paid - Assoc. 1934; Sec. IV Article IV By Laws - Automatic Transfer from Active to Associate, Associate Producers 1936; Standard Contract Negotiations 1935; Standard Contracts, Drafts; Contracts Filed by Members 1935; Executive Board Minutes 1933.
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild Foundation, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 45  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1933-1937    Box #: VII 45   
Inventory Available    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 35 folders: Agents - Clauses to be in Contract; Authors' League - Guild Application; Credits Committee; Duffy Copyright Bill; Copyright Data, Misc.; Authors' League and Dramatists Guild General Correspondence; Authors' League of America - Author's Guild; Authors' League Fund; Authors' League Annual Meeting; Membership Committee - Reports, Recommendations; Membership Drives; Petty Cash Receipts; Authors' League and Dramatists Guild Forms; Authors' League and Dramatists Guild Bulletins; Authors' League Change of Address; Authors' League of America Constitution and By-laws; Authors' League and Dramatists Guild Inquiries Re. Agents; Authors' League - Dues, Accounts; Eastern Council Meetings; Inquiries Re. Agents; Accounts Paid Oct. 1, 1935 --; Agents - Guild; Accounts Payable; Authors' League of America Correspondence 1937-1939; Conciliation Commission, Arbitration - Rules. Minutes and Appointments; Complaints; Collection Dues - October 1935; Dues Collections 1936; Notes - Trustee; Trustee.
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 66  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1933-1936    Box #: VII 66   
Inventory Available    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 36 Folders: Reports-Studio Deputies; Studio Deputies; Members to be Classified; Classification; Dramatists' Guild - Forms; Dramatists Guild - Pledge Applications for Membership; Dramatists' Guild Contract - S.W.G. (Old); Legal Decisions - Dramatists' Guild Authors' League; Dramatists' Guild - Basic Agreement; Dramatists' Guild - General Correspondence; Annual Meeting - 1936; Minutes of Membership Committee - May 1934 to -- ; Executive Board-Appointments; Treasurer; President - Executive Board - April 1935; Suggestions to the Board; Resignations - Executive Board; Board Notifications; Legal - General Correspondence; Legal Decisions; Legal Documents; Legal Expenses; Notes Redeemed; Wagner Bill; Assistant Secretary; Authors' League - Sillcox - Marston; Bulletins; British Films Act; H.G. Wells - Dinner; Membership Lists; Membership Lists - Requests For
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 82  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1940-1951    Box #: VII 82   
Inventory Available    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 28 Folders: SWG Negotiations 1945 Writer's Work Records; Guild Producer Negotiations Beginning March 1941; Advisory Committee on Independent Producers 1943; Revised Schedule A [1942-1943]; Revised Schedule A [1944-1945]; Revision of Schedule A 1946 [drafts of proposed Schedule A changes]; Revision of Schedule A Negotiations 1947-1948; Revision of Schedule A 1948; Separation of Rights -- 1947-1950; SWG Research 1944-1946; Motion Picture Industry Statistics Majors and Independent Income and Grosses 1940-1948; Committee on Economic Survey MBA 1948; SWG Agreement With Producers Proposed Draft June 1949 [contains copy of the 1948 Agreement]; Society of Independent Motion Picture Prod. Negotiations 1951; Speculative Writing -- Deferred Payments Committee 1949 [Details about the SWG investigating sales, percentage deals and deferred payments for spec scripts/original materials]; Correspondence with Studios on 80% Guild Shop 1940-1941 [studio statistics from 1940-41 and lists of writers with deals at various studios].
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 83  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1937 - 1950    Box #: VII 83   
Inventory Available    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 10 Folders: SWG Study - 1946 [Employment statistics from studio reports]; Copyright material - 1937-1951; Melnikow, Henry -- Report - 1946-1948 [Economic study of industry to ask for increase of minimum week-to-week and flat deal rates]; Literary Material Purchased By Studios 1945-1950 [prepared for running feature in The Screen Writer journal]; Original Material -- 1947 [Study on original material & draft of contracts for original material].
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 86  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1933-1936    Box #: VII 86   
Inventory Available    Restricted Access
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 31 Folders: Old Claims [A-Z, 1934-1936]; Summary of Conciliation Cases; Data - N.I.R.A. 1933-1934 [contains research about National Recovery Administration and motion picture industry]; Miscellaneous Correspondence A to Z [1933-1935]; Authorizations + Transfers from Associate to Active Membership [1933-1935, contains signed membership authorizations including some of past Guild presidents such as Charles Brackett, Mary McCall]; Writer-Agent Code - 1933 [contains correspondence, drafts, and revision notes for Writer-Agent code between S.W.G. and Agents Managers Association (AMA)]; Agency Committee [1934, contains documents relating to the Agency Code; Copy of Code of Fair Competition for the Motion Picture Industry (Second Revision, circa 1933).
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 87  Archival Collection 
Screen Writers' Guild Records, 1921-1954
Item Date: 1933-1936    Box #: VII 87   
Inventory Available   
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 49 Folders: Questionnaires - Applications for membership A-Z; Complaints; Questionnaires - Associate Members; Article VI Producers; Business Management Committee; Free Lance Code; Agenda 5-5- Committee; Sol Rosenblatt, National Recovery Administration; Guild Demands NRA; 5-5 Committee/National Recovery Administration; Communications Awaiting Reply; Readers Code Committee/ Demands 5-5 Committee; Readers Membership Committee; NRA Radio and Dramatic Code; NIRA Expenses - Washington and New York; Membership Committee 1934-1935; Inquiries Re. Membership 1933-1936; Advertising Members; Deceased Members, Distress Cases; Executive Board Meetings 1936; Misc. Correspondence A-Z November 1935; Old Guild Lists Prior to 1933; Membership Correspondence Associate and Active A-Z; Code Articles
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild Records contain early guild documents, correspondence, awards materials, and other items. The Screen Writers' Guild was the name of the film writers' union before it merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Authors' League of America, Labor--History, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America, Writers, The
 
WGAW Executive Director Transfiles - Box VII 93  Archival Collection 
Writers Guild of America Records, 1921-1954, 1954--
Item Date: 1954-1956    Box #: VII 93   
Inventory Available   
Locations: Vault
Item Description: 15 Folders: RWB Executive Board Agendas 1955-56 1954-55; 955 WGA Freelance Radio Minimum Basic Agreement Enforcement Signatures [contains correspondence but no agreement/signatures]; Letters of Adherence to 1955 Radio Network Freelance Minimum Basic Agreement; 1955 WGA Radio Network Freelance MBA Waivers; 1947 RWG Minimum Basic Agreements Enforcement [correspondence dates 1954-1955]; ANG Collective Bargaining Agreements - NABET Master Contract of 11/1/51 - Voluntary Labor Arbitration Rules [contains American Newspaper Guild Unipresser 3/25/1955]; CBS LA Radio Staff Grievances and Enforcement [19]55-56; Minimum Basic Agreements - Misc. Corres. [19]54-55 - [19]55-56; Rerun Payments Under 1947 Radio MBA's 1955-56; Negotiating Committee, CBS Staff [19]54-56; Negotiating Committee, CBS LA Staff 54-56 #2; 1955 WGA Radio Network Freelance MBA Enforcement - Individual Contracts; Executive Board Work Papers 1954-1955 [Radio Branch]; CBS LA Radio Staff Contract Negotiations 1956.
Content Notes: The Screen Writers' Guild merged with the television and radio guilds in 1954, and changed its name to the Writers Guild of America. The WGAW Executive Director Transfiles consist of documents preserved by the guild's executive offices in Los Angeles from the 1920s to the present. Although most of the collection is unprocessed, a selection has been rehoused and inventoried at the folder level. The folders listed are the original folder names. The records mostly consist of radio writers' concerns and correspondence.
For information on materials and their availability, please contact the WGF Archive.
Subject Headings: Labor--History, Radio writers, Screen Writers' Guild, Writers Guild of America