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Guide to the Hammond Film Script Collection
ca. 1935-1996
 MSS.076

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Collection processed by and collection processed by Michael Zimmer, March – April, 2003

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hammond, Robert M. (Robert Morris), 1920-2009
Title: Hammond Film Script Collection
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1935-1996
Abstract: Robert Hammond (1920-2009) was a dedicated educator and author in French literature and cinema. He taught at the University of Arizona-Tuscon, Harvard University, and at SUNY-Cortland, where he also served as chair of the International Communications and Culture Department. Hammond published numerous analyses and critiques of French filmography, translated various texts, and contributed countless papers and general scholarship on the French cinema. The Hammond Film Script Collection represents his personal collection of shooting scripts of feature films, the vast majority of which are French (along with assorted English, Spanish and Italian language scripts) spanning the years 1935 - 1996. Accretions to the collection include over 60 scripts from the collection of Marc Maurette, a French filmmaker (and friend of Dr. Hammond) who was assistant director on many of the films included in his gift. As of March 2003, the Hammond Film Script Collection consists of 454 scripts.
Quantity: 35 Linear Feet (80 boxes)
Location: The Hammond Film Scripts are stored offsite. Researchers must make appointments in advance to view these materials.
Call Phrase: MSS.076