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Allan Sloane papers

Allan Sloane papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Allan Sloane papers
Creator: Sloan, Allan
Inclusive Dates: 1937-1992
Language(s): English
Extent: 16.8 Linear Feet 32 document boxes, 2 oversized boxes
Collection Number: ms2959
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Allan Everett Sloane (pseudonym Ellison Carroll) was born in 1914 in New York City (NY). He was a writer for radio, television and films. Although he began his career as a newspaperman in 1936, Allan Sloane became a writer for radio in 1943 (Man Behind the Gun), later moving to television and films. A major focus of his writing was exceptional children. He once stated that he tried to draw the attention of his audience to the needs of children who were different, and often based the scripts on his own family. Another important focus was World War II, especially the suffering of children and displaced persons in Europe after the war. He traveled in Europe 1947-1949, interviewing and recording people. This led to the first tape-recorded documentary on American radio (We Went Back).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of scripts, clippings, correspondence and some photographs and tapes. Included with most scripts are explanatory notes typed by Sloane. Some of the script titles and their content are: The big story (newspapermen); Duty bound (draft evasion); Eleven Memory Street (displaced persons); Emily, Emily (Down syndrome); And James was a very small snail (autism); Kids like these (Down syndrome); Man behind the gun (WWII); Martin Luther (religious biography); Navy log (stories of Navy history); Radio readers digest (dramatization of war stories); Sit down, shut up or get out (exceptional children); This is my son (Down syndrome); Time to remember (folktale documentary); To all my friends on shore (sickle cell anemia); and Transatlantic call (international exchange documentary).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Allan Sloane papers, ms2959, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 June 16.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors, American.
Autism in children.
Children with mental disabilities.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Documentary scripts.
Down syndrome.
Exceptional children -- United States.
Folk tales.
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546
Motion pictures (visual works)
Motion pictures -- United States.
Radio programs.
Radio scripts -- United States.
Radio scripts.
Scripts (documents)
Sickle cell anemia.
Sloan, Allan -- Correspondence
Television programs -- United States.
Television scripts.
Theologians -- Germany -- Biography.
United States. Navy -- History
Video recordings.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945.

Related Collections in Other Repositories

Phonographic records and movie reels were removed from the manuscript collection to the media library in August 2001.

Phonographic records and movie reels were removed from the manuscript collection to the media library in August 2001.

Phonographic records and movie reels were removed from the manuscript collection to the media library in August 2001.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Biographical information and Blacklist

11Biographical information
12Biographical information-resumes
13Blacklist, 1950-1953
14Blacklist-clippings, 1949-1999

2. Clippings

15Clippings re: Allan Sloane
16Clippings, printed material re: Nazi atrocities

3. Recognition and Work

17Contract-example of agent's contract
18Films-names of Sloane films
19Honors, awards
110Interview by Howard Blue, 1999 April 15
111Naming characters

4. Personal items

112United Nations travel in Europe
113UN travel in Europe-notebooks

5. Photographs

1145. Photographs

6. Correspondence

1A1A-Z, 1943-2000
1A2Blue, Howard, 1998-1999
1A3Burris, Charlene J., 1971-1992
1A4Cantor, Eddie, 1947-1948
1A5Corwin, Norman, 1943-1984
1A6Europe, 1947-1949
1A7Gould, Lewis L., 1999
re: father Jack Gould
1A8Hobin, Ron, 1976-1977
1A9Humphrey, Hubert, 1977
1A10Lee, Robert E. A., 1978-2000
1A11McQuillan, Colin, 1977-1987
1A12Marsden, Muriel, 1981-1982
1A13Newspaper days, 1937-1942, 1969
1A14Newspaper days-letters to Ben Beneker, 1937-1945
1A15Rutledge, Nancy and Peggy, 1948
1A16Sloane, Elouise, 2001
1A17Suthers, Media Shaw, 1964
1A18Suzuki, Mieko, 1998
1A19Truman, Harry, 1964

7. Scripts

21A's Story
22Adams Chronicle
23All On a Saturday Night, 1979
24American School of the Air, 1944
25As We With Candles Do, 1980
26Beacon Hill-Million Dollar Gate, 1975
27Beacon Hill-The Soldiers, 1975
28Beacon Hill-The Showdown, 1975
31Between the Dark and the Daylight, 1948
32Between the Dark and the Daylight-negatives
33The Big Story-scripts, 1947 April
34The Big Story-scripts, 1947 May-June
35The Big Story-scripts, 1947 July-August 1948
36The Big Story-scripts, 1949 January-November
37The Big Story-scripts, 1949 December
41The Big Story-scripts, 1950
42The Big Story-scripts, 1951 1954 September-October
43The Big Story-scripts, 1954 November-December
44The Big Story-scripts, 1955
45The Big Story-scripts, 1956 & undated
46The Big Story-clippings and correspondence
51Cavalry Command
52CBS Is There, 1947
53The Day the Leaves Clapped Hands-script, 1972
54The Day the Leaves Clapped Hands-correspondence, clippings
55Don't Church Me In, 1969
56Duty Bound-scripts, 1973
57Duty Bound-correspondence A-K
58Duty Bound-correspondence L-Z & unsigned
59Duty Bound-clippings, publicity
61East Side/West Side-No Wings At All, 1963
62East Side/West Side-If Your Grandmother Had Wheels, 1963
63East Side/West Side-The Three Dollar Bill, 1964
64East Side/West Side-correspondence
65Eleven Memory Street-scripts, 1950
66Eleven Memory Street-correspondence, clippings
67Emily, Emily-script, 1977
68Emily, Emily-correspondence A-Z
69Emily, Emily-photographs, clippings
610End of the Rainbow, ca. 1990
71Family Reunion-scripts, 1981
72Family Reunion-script, incomplete
73Family Reunion-contract
74Family Reunion-correspondence
75Family Reunion-clippings, publicity
76FDR Series, 1961-1962
77Fifty Years on Wheels, 1946
78General Mills Radio Adventure Theater-"They Called Him Slim" & "Then They Called Him Lucky" by G. Frederic Lewis
79The Gilded Age, 1973
710Green Valley USA, 1943
81Hagman, Larry, 1983
82The Hard Core (for UN Radio), 1949
83Harry the Hood, 1953
84Hawk, 1965-1985
85Here Today, ca. 1948
87The Hiding Place, 1975
88A Human of My Own
89Indictment-scripts, 1956 February-April
810Indictment-scripts, 1956 May-July
91Indictment-scripts, 1956 August-November
92Indictment-scripts, 1957 January-April
93Indictment-scripts, 1957 May-July
94Indictment-scripts, 1957 August-December
101Indictment-scripts, 1958 January-March
102Indictment-scripts, 1958 April-October
103Indictment-incomplete scripts
104And James Was a Very Small Snail-script, 1963
105And James Was a Very Small Snail-correspondence A-Z
106And James Was a Very Small Snail-clippings
107The Joy of Bach, 1978
111Kentucky, 1942[?]
112Kids Like These-scripts, 1987
113Kids Like These-scripts, 1987
114Kids Like These-correspondence A-Z
115Kids Like These-correspondence re: contract, 1985-1988
116Kids Like These-correspondence re: credit arbitration, 1987
117Kids Like These-network research
118Kids Like These-awards, clippings
119The Knock on the Door, 1979
1110The Lady in the Harbor, 1949
1111Lamp Unto My Feet, 1952 1962
1112The Land is Bright, 1945
1113Lutheran films-article by Robert E. A. Lee
121The Man Behind the Gun-scripts, 1943 July-September
122The Man Behind the Gun-scripts, 1943 October-December
123The Man Behind the Gun-clippings, photograph
124A Man in Love-credit arbitration, 1987
125The Man in the Zoo
126Martin Luther-script, 1953-1982
127Martin Luther-script, 1953
128Martin Luther-correspondence re: lawsuit
129Martin Luther-notes
1210Martin Luther-clippings, printed material
131Maximum Liability-scripts, early versions
132Maximum Liability-scripts
133Maximum Liability-scripts, revised versions
134Maximum Liability-correspondence, 2000-2001
135Metropolitan Opera, 1949
136The Most Deadly Game, 1970
141Navy Log-scripts, 1955
142Navy Log-scripts, 1956
143Navy Log-scripts, 1957
144Navy Log-scripts, undated
145Navy Log-correspondence, clippings
151Paper Chase, 1978
152The Peach Gang, 1976
153Play It By Ear
154Project Max by Allan Sloane and Joseph Gould
154An O.S.S. Officer's Own WWII Story by Joseph Gould, 1990-91
155Prudential Family Hour, 1944-1946
156Question 7, 1961
157Radio Reader's Digest, 1944-1945
158Report to the Nation, 1944-1945
159The Reporter, 1964
1510Rintels, David-interview
161Second Time Round
162Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-scripts, 1971
163Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, A, 1971-1977
164Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, B, 1971-1977
165Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, C, 1971-1977
166Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, D, 1971-1977
167Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, E-F, 1971-1977
168Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, G, 1971-1977
171Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, H, 1971-1977
172Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, I-J, 1971-1977
173Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, K, 1971-1977
174Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, L, 1971-1977
175Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, M, 1971-1977
176Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, N-O, 1971-1977
177Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, P-Q, 1971-1977
178Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, R, 1971-1977
181Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, S, 1971-1977
182Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, T-V, 1971-1977
183Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, W, 1971-1977
184Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, Y-Z, 1971-1977
185Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-correspondence, unsigned or illegible, 1971-1977
186Sit Down, Shut Up, or Get Out-clippings, comments, 1971-1977
187Sound Off-scripts, 1946 July-September
188Sound Off-scripts, 1946 October-December
191Sound Off-scripts, 1947 January-April
192Sound Off-scripts, 1947 May-August
193Sound Off-scripts, 1946-1947 (duplicates)
194Sound Off-correspondence, clippings, photograph
195A Sound of Silver Bells-scripts, 1974
196A Sound of Silver Bells-correspondence re: story projection, ca. 1985
201Stone in the River-scripts, 1974
202Stone in the River-scripts, 1974
203Stone in the River-research, early draft
204Stone in the River-correspondence, A-F, 1974
205Stone in the River-correspondence, G-M, 1974
206Stone in the River-correspondence, N-Z & unsigned, 1974
211Teacher, Teacher-scripts, 1969
212Teacher, Teacher-correspondence, A-Z, 1969-1982
213Teacher, Teacher-critiques by New Canaan (CT) high school students, 1969
214Teacher, Teacher-notes
215Teacher, Teacher-clippings
216"Thanks for the Memory..."-memorial to Sam Raskyn
217This Is My Son-scripts, 1977
218This Is My Son-correspondence, A-C, 1977
221This Is My Son-correspondence D-G, 1977
222This Is My Son-correspondence H-J, 1977
223This Is My Son-correspondence K-L, 1977
224This Is My Son-correspondence M-O, 1977
225This Is My Son-correspondence P-R, 1977
226This Is My Son-correspondence S, 1977
231This Is My Son-correspondence, T-Z, 1977
232This Is My Son-correspondence unsigned or illegible, 1977
233This Is My Son-clippings, publicity
234This Is New York-interview by Bill Leonard, 1948
235The Time Is Now (for UN Radio), 1947
236The Time Is Now (WMCA radio show), 1960[?]
237Time To Remember-scripts, 1945 April
238Time to Remember-scripts, 1945 May 1-10
241Time To Remember-scripts, 1945 May 14-31
242Time To Remember-scripts, 1945 June
243Time To Remember-scripts, 1945 July
244Time To Remember-scripts, 1945 August
251Time To Remember-scripts, 1945 September
252Time To Remember-scripts, 1945 October
253Time To Remember-scripts, 1945 November-December
254Time To Remember-scripts, 1946 January-May
261Time To Remember-scripts, 1946 August-December
262Time To Remember-scripts, undated
263Time To Remember-correspondence, 1946
264Time To Run-clipping, 1974
265To All My Friends On Shore (for The Nurses), 1964
266To All My Friends On Shore-scripts, 1972
267To All My Friends On Shore-correspondence, 1972
268To All My Friends On Shore-photographs, 1972
269To All My Friends On Shore-clippings, 1972
271Transatlantic Call-scripts, 1944 January-March
272Transatlantic Call-scripts, 1944 April-September
273Transatlantic Call-scripts, 1944 October-November
274Transatlantic Call-scripts, 1945-1946
275Transatlantic Call-scripts, undated
276Transatlantic Call-notes on Lancaster County, 30 January 1944
277Transatlantic Call-notes on Key West, 12 March 1944
278Transatlantic Call-notes on Oregon loggers, 25 June 1944
279Transatlantic Call-notes on Paterson, NJ, 7 October 1945
2710Transatlantic Call-notes on Chicago detective
2711Transatlantic Call-notes, photographs on Montana, South Dakota
2712Transatlantic Call-correspondence, 1944-1946
2713Transatlantic Call-clippings, publicity
281Treasury Men in Action-scripts, 1950 September
282Treasury Men in Action-scripts, 1950 October-December
283United Jewish Appeal-scripts, 1947-1950
284United Jewish Appeal-correspondence, clippings
285United Nations Radio-scripts, 1948-1951
286United Nations Radio-clippings, publicity
287United Nations Radio-photographs
288United Nations-25th anniversary, 1970
291Untitled script
292A Very Special Place, 1977
293Volunteers' program-ideas re:
294War Bond show, 1945
295Warriors of Peace, 1946-1947
296We Accuse, 1959
297We Went Back, 1947
298Welcome Honorable Enemy by Joseph Julian
299Winner Take All, 1948
2910Working for Jesus, 1944-1950
2911Yes, Virginia / Merry, Mary Christmas, 1984
2912Yes, Virginia-scripts/treatments, 1986[?]
301Yes, Virginia-scripts, 1986[?]
302Yes, Virginia-scripts, corrected, 1987
303Yes, Virginia-scripts, final revision
304Yes, Virginia-notes re: script revisions
305Yes, Virginia-notes re: script revisions
306Yes, Virginia-correspondence, 1983-1987
307Yes, Virginia-clippings

8. Tapes

311Between the Dark and the Daylight (tape)
312Indictment (tape)
313Kids Like These (videotape)
314Teacher, Teacher (tapes)
315We, The Living (for United Jewish Appeal) (tape)

9. Magazines

32Cape Cod Colonial, October 1936-December 1936
bound volume of issues
33Cape Cod Colonial, January 1937-March 1937
33scrapbook pages of clippings from various newspapers including Parade magazine and Evening Bulletin

10. Phonograph Records

33 1/3 rpm
Eleven Memory Street
Transatlantic Call
Wooden Fish
Feature Assignment (Big Story)
UN Interview with Allan Sloane, 12/30/48
Don't Church Me In
The Time Is Now
Muscular Dystrophy Association presents:
Sound Of Living
Concert Time
Take Down the Stars
Celebrity Spots

11. Movie Reels

East Side/West Side-No Wings At All