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Karen Hall Papers, 1980-2002

Karen Hall Papers, 1980-2002
Mss. 83 H14
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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Original Accession and additions physically and intellectually combined in 2009.
Hall, Karen
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)
Manuscripts (document genre)
Scripts (documents)

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

02/22/1983. Original Accession and additions physically and intellectually combined in 2009.
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.
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.
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