Screen Writer Magazine, 1945-1948

Overview of the Collection

Screen Writer.
Screen Writer Magazine
1945-1948 (inclusive)
.45 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
Telephone: 3077663756
Access Restrictions
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There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

"Screen Writer" magazine was started in 1945 by the Screen Writers Guild. Its editor was Dalton Trumbo. The magazine combined articles about technical writing with political issues. Trumbo resigned after nineteen issues, but the magazine was named a communist publication by the House Un-American Activities Committee and ceased publication in 1948.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Complete set of "The Screen Writer", including articles by writers who became known as the Hollywood Ten.

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Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

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Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Screen Writer at the date of processing.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Subordinate Component # 1Return to Top

The American Heritage Center is in the process of converting its older container lists to a more accessible format. This link is to an older version of a container list.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Communism and motion pictures -- United States.
  • Motion picture authorship.
  • Screenwriters -- United States.

Corporate Names

  • United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976.
    Corporate Names
    • Screen Writers' Guild.