Contents and Arrangement

1947, 1947

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists primarily of correspondence between F. Scott Fitzgerald's East Coast literary agent, Harold Ober, and his Hollywood agent, H. N. Swanson, from 20 November 1934 through 4 April 1956, regarding attempts to sell Fitzgerald stories to the studios, land Fitzgerald a writing job in Hollywood, and license his works for radio, television, and film after his death. Also included are a typed manuscript (7 pp.) treatment of Tender Is the Night by Sandra MacGown, signed copies of the Vanguard Films, Inc., contract (1946) and motion picture rights assignment (1946) for Tender Is the Night, an extract (5 pp.) from Fitzgerald's 1937 MGM contract, and several Western Union telegrams sent by Fitzgerald to Swanson.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

1947; H. N. Swanson Files on F. Scott Fitzgerald, C1089, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
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