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Karen Hall Papers, 1980-2002

Title
Karen Hall Papers, 1980-2002
ID
Mss. 83 H14
Extent
6.5 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Papers of Karen Hall, television scriptwriter. Included are final drafts, outlines, notes and problem solutions for scripts of the television show "Eight is Enough"; comments detailing the evolution of an episode of "M*A*S*H", complement several script revisions of the television show; and story notes and drafts of scripts for "Hill Street Blues" and "Moonlighting". There are also materials on "Toughlove, The Women of Brewster Place," "Cuba and Claude" and "The Betty Ford Story" which illustrate the evolution of a made-for-television movie.  Additions include material on " Mash," "Eight is Enough," Sunday Father," "Dark Debts," "Darkness before Dawn," "I'll Fly Away," and "Judging Amy" scripts. <p>

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Arrangement
Original Accession and additions physically and intellectually combined in 2009.
Creators
Hall, Karen
Subjects
Betty Ford Story (Television program)
Dark Debts (Television program)
Darkness Before Dawn (Television program)
Eight is Enough (Television program)
Hill Street Blues (Television program)
I'll Fly Away (Television program)
Judging Amy (Television program)
M*A*S*H (Television program)
Moonlighting (Television program)
Sunday Father (Television program)
Television programs--United States
Television scripts--United States
Toughlove (Television program)
Women of Brewster Place (Television program)
Genres
Manuscripts (document genre)
Scripts (documents)
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
02/22/1983. Original Accession and additions physically and intellectually combined in 2009.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Karen Hall.
Gifts of 2/22/1983, 3/24/1984, 9/17/1988, 6/29/1990, 1/27/1997, 4/8/1998, 2000 and 2002.
Preferred Citation
Karen Hall Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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