Hal Cooper Papers (1938-2003, bulk 1970-1990)
Hal Cooper Papers
Cooper, Hal, 1923-
12 linear feet
The Hal Cooper Papers consists of 48 scripts for television shows that he directed and sometimes produced, including the Dick Van Dyke Show , Death Valley Days , The Courtship of Eddie's Father , Mayberry RFD , and That Girl . He was most known for his work with I Dream of Jeannie (1965-69), and Maude (1972-78). The scripts detail the development of the sitcom in the television industry. Additional material includes an extensive oral history interview and material that relates to the sitcoms, as well as to Hal Cooper’s early career and the career of his first wife, Pat Meikle.
The material is in English.
University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center), Screen Arts Mavericks & Makers