Robert Vincent Wright papers , 1894-1994

Overview of the Collection

Wright, Robert Vincent, 1919-2007
Robert Vincent Wright papers
1894-1994 (inclusive)
1960-1980 (bulk)
3.5 linear feet, (3 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 433
Robert Vincent Wright (1919-2007) was a writer for various television programs in the 1960s and 1970s. The papers include screenplays, unpublished and published writing, biographical information, writings of family members, correspondence, and family photographs.
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UO Libraries--SCUA
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Eugene OR
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Robert Vincent Wright was born on May 11, 1919 in Seattle. He was a screen writer for television programs from 1961 to 1978. He died June 17, 2007 in Thousand Oaks, California of acute bronchitis and pneumonia.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Series I contains synopses, outlines, and production copies of scripts for major television series including "Bonanza," "Dr. Kildare," "Maverick," "Mission Impossible," "Surfside," and "The Virginian." Series II contains Wright's screenplays and other writings, work of his family members, and family photographs and documents. Series III contains screenplays, unpublished and published literary works and personal statements, biographical information, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Screenwriters--United States
  • Television authorship--United States
  • Television programs--United States
  • Television writers--United States

Personal Names

  • Wright, Robert Vincent, 1919-2007
  • Wright, Robert Vincent, 1919-2007

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Photographic prints
  • Screenplays
  • Television scripts