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Charles Marquis Warren papers, 1942-1972

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Warren, Charles Marquis, 1912-1990
Title
Charles Marquis Warren papers
Dates
1942-1972 (inclusive)
Quantity
5.0 linear feet, (5 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 714
Summary
Collection comprises the papers of American author Charles Marquis Warren, including professional correspondence, screenplays, television plays, and manuscripts of books and articles. In addition to screenplays by Warren, collection includes scripts by Sy Bartlett, Jonathan Latimer and Ranald MacDougall.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Charles Marquis Warren was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1912 and educated at Baltimore City College. He was a writer, director, and producer of screenplays and television plays.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The papers include professional correspondence, screenplays, television plays, book and article manuscripts. In addition to the screenplays by Warren, the collection includes scripts by Sy Bartlett, Jonathan Latimer, and Ranald MacDougall.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Marquis Warren Papers, Ax 714, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

ManuscriptsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Screenplays
Box Folder
1 1
Adobe Walls, by Sy Bartlett
1 2
Arrowhead
1952
1 3
Arrowhead
1 4
Bandoleer!
1 4
Dateline: Indochina
June 10, 1954
1 5
Dispatch to Andorra
1 5
Flight to Tangier
1953
1 6
Hellgate
February 15, 1952
1 6
Jed Blaine's Woman
June 9, 1947
2 1
The Long Grey Line, by Jonathan Latimer and Charles Marquis Warren
October 9, 1947
2 2
The Naked Jungle, by Ranald MacDougall
June 27, 1953
2 2
No More Rivers
2 2
The Pony Express
June 17, 1952
2 3
The Streets of Laredo, by Charles Marquis Warren and Lynn Root
1947-1948
2 4
Turmoil
March 5, 1947
2 5
Notes
Beyond Glory
1948
Box Folder
3 10
Script Draft. "Beyond the Sunset"
3 11
Final Draft. "Beyond the Sunset"
The Cannibal
Box Folder
3 12
Synopsis. Holograph revisions
3 13
Holograph draft. Frequent revisions and inserts
3 14
Draft. Frequent holograph revisions and inserts
Charro
1968-1969
Box Folder
3 15
Ealier title "Come Hell, Come Sundown
3 16
Holograph draft. Revisions, inserts, and fragments
3 17
Fragmentary drafts
3 18
Final shooting script. Holograph revisions
3 19
Production materials
3 20
Publicity stills and miscellaneous photographs
3 21
Publicity and reviews
4 1
City that Never Sleeps
1950
4 2
Coast Guard Story
1950
4 3
Dateline: Indochina
1954
4 4
Day of the Evil Gun
1967
4 5
Down to the Sea
4 6
Floating Dry Docks
4 7
Glitter
1934
Hellgate
1952
Box Folder
4 8
Drafts
4 9
Drafts
4 10
Final draft and production material
4 11
High Jungle
1966
4 12
I Attack!
4 13
The Iron Master
1950
Little Big Horn
1951
Box Folder
4 14
Preliminary notes
4 15
Holograph draft
4 16
Holograph draft
4 17
Shooting script
4 18
Publicity and reviews
4 19
My Gun Talks to Me
Only the Valiant
1950
Box Folder
4 20
Draft
4 21
Shooting script
4 22
Pony Express
1952-1953
4 23
Springfield Rifle
1952
4 24
Tension at Table Rock
1956
4 25
Time of the Furies
4 26
The Well at Ras Daga
1963
Teleplays
Box Folder
5 1
Barrio!
5 2
The Eye of the Cat
1970
5 3
The Greenhorns
1963
5 4
The Hostages
1963
5 5
Iron Horse
1966-1968
5 6
Let us Live
1966
5 7
Man from Nowhere
5 8
White Earth
Prose
Books
Box Folder
5 9
Deadhead
1951
5 10
Sonny, Ellen and Squeaky
Short stories
Box Folder
5 11
Brains in your Fingers
5 11
The Cowboy Quoted Keats
July 26, 1947
5 11
"Horse Story"
5 11
The Loco Lawman
5 12
Something Champ
April 5, 1941
5 13
Survival
5 14
This is not Gettysburg
5 14
This is not Gettysburg
Manuscripts by other authors
Box Folder
5 14
The Freeboter of Martinique, Screenplay by George Zuckerman from the novel Masterson by Lee Wichelns
5 14
Green Corn, by Jesse L. Hill
5 15
Joe MacBeth, by Philip Yordan
5 15
A Notable Lawsuit, by Franklin H. Head
5 16
Proud River, screenplay by Herb Meadow
5 16
Red Blizzard, by Clay Fisher
5 17
Sands of Iwo Jima, by Harry Brown

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Business correspondence
Box Folder
1 1
Outgoing
1942-1972
1 2
Undated
n. d.
Incoming
Box Folder
1 3
A-N
1 4
National General Productions, Inc.
1968-1969
1 5
O-S
1 6
Screen Gems, Inc.
1966 and undated
1 7
T-Z
Personal correspondence
Box Folder
1 4
Outgoing
1966-1967 and undated
1 4
General incoming
1942-1967 and undated
1 5
Fan mail

PublicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Plays
Box Folder
2 6
Wilderness: A Cavalcade of the Profession of Dentistry
1939
Books
Box Folder
2 7
Only the Valiant
1953, 1972
2 7
Valley of the Shadow
1952, 1972
Magazine
Box Folder
5 20
Variety
1948-1968
5 21
Other
Pulp magazine
Removed from collection; see printed finding aid

Personal dataReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
5 19
Biographies, credits, finances and contracts

MiscellaneousReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
5 18
Clippings