MS Am 3134
Schatzberg, Jerry, 1927-. Jerry Schatzberg papers, circa 1950-2016 (MS Am 3134): Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Location: b, vault, Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 3134
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Schatzberg, Jerry, 1927-
Title: Jerry Schatzberg papers
Quantity: 34.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
Language of materials: Predominantly in English, with a significant amount of French and a smaller quantity
of German and other languages.
Abstract: Personal and professional papers of American photographer and film director, Jerry
2015M-147. Purchased with the Charles Charles American History Fund, Harvard Film
Archive, the Bayard Livingston and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund, the Timothy S. Mayer Fund,
the Amy Lowell Trust, and the Frank Brewer Bemis Bequest.
Minimally processed by Melanie Wisner, 2017 June.
Restricted: donor permission required; series of personal correspondence closed until
2036 January 1.
Bulk of collection is open for research.
Jerry Schatzberg Papers, circa 1950-2016 (MS Am 3134). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Jerry Schatzberg (born June 26, 1927 in New York) is an American photographer and
Arranged in seven series, chiefly in original order within series as received from
the creator; minimally processed.
Collection includes screenplays and production records for completed film projects;
scripts and research material for unrealized projects; both personal and professional
correspondence; film festival material; photographic tear sheets; and audiovisual
and born-digital material.
- Series: Film projects
Scope and Contents: Project files can include scripts, correspondence, autograph manuscript notes, production
files, agreements, and photographs. See also the oversize series and the audiovisual
series for additional material related to specific projects.
- Ben Gurion Box 01
Scope and Contents
: Pilot episode of L'encyclopédie audio-visuelle.
Includes research and interviews (also see audiovisual series).
- Panic in Needle Park Box 02, Box 03
Scope and Contents: Includes a screenplay, shooting script, Al Pacino tribute, correspondence, shooting
schedule, press, and other production records.
- Misunderstood Box 03, Box 04
Scope and Contents: Includes screenplays (by Schatzberg, Marsha Norman, and Barra Grant), photographs
and color slides from location scouting, Tunisian travel information, correspondence,
memorandums, and shooting schedules.
- No Small Affair Box 04, Box 05
Scope and Contents: Includes research screening reports, screenplays, voiceover records, shooting schedules,
steno notebook, Columbia Pictures corporate directory, correspondence, director's
ADR copy, press clippings, and material concerning the cast and crew.
- Scarecrow Box 05
Scope and Contents: Includes compiled working scripts, photographs and color slides from location scouting,
correspondence, legal documents, and press clippings.
- The Seduction of Joe Tynan Box 06
Scope and Contents: Includes shooting script, screenplays (also under earlier titles The Senator and A
Public Affair, all by Alan Alda), correspondence, notes, research material, and 1979
Montreal Film Festival material.
- Sweet Revenge Box 07
Scope and Contents: Includes scripts (under the alternate title, All American Girl by B. J. Perla), correspondence,
budgets, cost statements, purchase requisitions, and censorship material.
- Street Smart Box 08
Scope and Contents: Includes steno notebook, hotel bills, photographs and color slides from location shooting,
a Morgan Freeman tribute, scripts, press, and other production records; based on work
by David Freeman.
- Misunderstood Box 09
Scope and Contents: Includes shottting script, screenplay by Marsha Norman, photographs, and Writers Guild
of America material.
- Clinton and Nadine Box 09
Scope and Contents: Includes screenplay by Robert Foster, notes, casting material, correspondence, and
- Honeysuckle Rose Box 10, Box 11
Scope and Contents: Includes shooting and other scripts, telephone logs, steno notebook, directorial notes,
requisitions, press clippings, and photographs.
Biographical / Historical: Also known in earlier versions as A Song for You, The Last Go Around, and Sad Songs
- O Jerusalem Box 11, Box 12
Scope and Contents: Includes screenplay by Abraham Polonsky, correspondence, research material, legal
files, shooting notes, printed paperback (by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre),
crew notes, and photographs.
- The Day the Ponies Come Back Box 12, Box 13, Box 14
Scope and Contents: Includes screenplay drafts (also known earlier as Ring-Around-A-Rosy, and Scapegoat),
French transations of the script, cast and production files, research material, and
a printed book.
- Reunion Box 16, Box 17, Box 27
Scope and Contents: Includes scripts by Harold Pinter, a script titled Konrad's Letter, books and research
materials, maps stored in a tube, call sheets, film festival material, agreements,
and a steno notebook.
- Series: Unrealized projects
- A Cool Million, Pyramids, circus, dyslexia, celibacy, and works by Patricia Cooper
- Dinky Hocker Shoots Smack, Cassie Chadwick, Patman, Kiki of Momparnasse Box 19
- Shooting Stars, Soldier, Or I'll Dress You in Mourning, A Cool Million, Paradise Man,
Investigation, M, The Keep Box 20
- Boomer, Chinese Flowers, S.H.M.G. Box 21
- Series: Film festivals Box 21, Box 22, Box 23, Box 24, Box 25, Box 26
Date: circa 1995-2015
Scope and Contents: Includes ID tags, printed festival programs, a small amount of correspondence and
photographs, and bags given to attendees of chiefly international festivals such as
Cannes and Lumière in locations across Europe, Canada, Great Britain, and the United
States. See also the audiovisual series for related material.
- Series: Audiovisual and electronic media Box 36
Scope and Contents: Includes: 1 45 rpm record, 10 CDs, 8 3.5-inch floppy disks, 23 videocassettes, and
Conditions Governing Use: Surrogates required; consult Houghton staff.
- Series: Various oversize materials
- Photographic album for Misunderstood; scrapbook of clippings for Honeysuckle Rose;
and material for Scarecrow and O Jerusalem Box 30
- Wedding photographic album for Corinne and Jerrold (1950), with miscellaneous photographs
and other items Box 31
- Two O Jerusalem binders, with magazines and photographic tear sheets Box 32