Shipman, Barry, 1912-1994
- Papers, 1911-1997.
- ca. 18 ft.
- Biographical sketch and finding aid online
- Memorial tribute online
- The repository also holds the papers of Shipman's mother, Nell Shipman (MSS 81).
Scripts, scenarios, and story outlines for motion pictures, serials, and television programs, particularly Westerns and adventures, many written for Republic Pictures; together with correspondence, reminiscences, memorabilia, and research files, relating chiefly to Shipman's screenwriting career and the career of his mother, silent filmmaker Nell Shipman. Motion pictures represented include Stranger at My Door (1956), Durango Kid serials, and documentaries and training films produced for the U.S. Navy and Air Force, 1964-1976. Television programs represented include Adventures of Kit Carson, Death Valley Days, Shotgun Slade, and State Trooper.
Gifts of Mr. Shipman, San Bernardino, Calif., 1989-1991, and of the Shipman family, 1995-2005; supplemented by gifts by Julian "Bud" Lesser and Mike Newton.