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Steven H. Scheuer Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Scheuer, Steven H.
Title: Steven H. Scheuer Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1939-1996
Quantity: 294 linear ft.
Abstract: Research files, correspondence, photographs, clippings, press releases, reviews, writings (scripts, story proposals, articles), printed material, and miscellanea from the American movie and television historian and critic.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Steven H. Scheuer is a movie and television historian and critic. He was the editor of Movies on TV (originally titled TV Movie Almanac & Ratings) which went through 17 editions between 1958 and 1993. The first guide of its kind (it preceded the still-active Maltin's TV Movies and Video Guide by ten years), the book contained a mixture of movies, videos and TV movies with ratings up to four stars.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Steven H. Scheuer Papers contains research files, correspondence, photographs, clippings, press releases, reviews, writings (scripts, story proposals, articles), printed material, and miscellanea. The collection is partially processed and the inventory below is to the box level.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is partially processed. For the most part original order has been retained.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this material.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Scheuer, Steven H.

Subjects

Popular culture -- United States.
Television -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Articles
Clippings
Correspondence
Photographs
Press releases
Printed material
Research notes
Reviews
Scripts

Occupations

Critics
Writers

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Steven H. Scheuer Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Steven H. Scheuer.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: PRB
Date: 24 May 2007
Revision history:

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Inventory

All About TV
Research files
Box 1 A-F
Box 2 misc
Show files
Box 3 1978-1979
Box 4 1979-1983
Box 5 1984-1985
Box 6 1986-1988
Box 7 misc
Box 8 misc
Box 9 General files
Baseline, Inc
Box 10 General files
Cable Key
Box 11 1981
Box 12 1982-1984
Box 13-15 Research files (3 boxes)
Movies
Research files by title
Box 16 AA-AN
Box 17 AB-BA
Box 18 AN-AY
Box 19 BA-BE
Box 20 BI-BL
Box 21 BO-BY
Box 22 BU-CA
Box 23 CA-CH
Box 24 CI-CO
Box 25 CO-DI
Box 26 CR-DE
Box 27 DE-DO
Box 28 DO-EL
Box 29 DR-FO
Box 30 EM-FA
Box 31 FR-GE
Box 32 FB-FO
Box 33 GH-GR
Box 34 GR-HA
Box 35 HA-HE
Box 36 HI-HU
Box 37 I-IN
Box 38 IN-JE
Box 39 JE-JU
Box 40 KA-LA
Box 41 LA-LI
Box 42 LI-LO
Box 43 LO-MA
Box 44 MA-ME
Box 45 MI-MY
Box 46 NA-NJ
Box 47 NI-OM
Box 48 ON-OX
Box 49 PA-PH
Box 50 PI-PR
Box 51 PR-RA
Box 52 RA-RE
Box 53 RE-RO
Box 54 RU-SC
Box 55 SE-SH
Box 56 SH-Z
Box 57 SH-SM
Box 58 SN-SS
Box 59 ST
Box 60 ST-TH
Box 61 SU-SW
Box 62 SW-TH
Box 63 TH-TR
Box 64 TH-WH
Box 65 TR-VI
Box 66 VE-WH
Box 67 WH-WO
Box 68 WO-ZU
Box 69 BI-UR 1989-1991
Box 70-73 unsorted (4 boxes)
Box 74 Research files general
Box 75 File cards
Box 76 Mss for Movie Guide
Radio TV Daily
Box 77 General files 1939, 1943
Subject files
Box 78 A-G
Box 79 G-Q
Box 80 R-Z
Research files
Box 81 CA-DUZ
Box 82 EA-HAR
Box 83 MAS-POZ
Box 84 PRA-STRA
Box 85 TUI-Z
Correspondence
Box 86-90 Alphabetical, mixed (5 boxes)
Box 91 Correspondence by state
Photographs by subject
Box 92 A-LY
Box 93 M-Z
Box 94 misc
Printed material
Box 95 1951-1964
Box 96, 97 misc (2 boxes)
Box 98 Research files, A-Z
Scripts and story proposals
Box 99-105 misc (7 boxes)
Box 106 Hello World
Box 107 by Scheuer
Box 108, 109 by Scheuer (2 boxes)
Soap Opera Scene
Box 110 1976-1981
Box 111 1981-1983
Box 112 1982
Box 113 1990-1996
TV Key
Box 114 Audio tapes
Box 115, 116 Clippings (2 boxes)
Correspondence
Box 117 1950s
Box 118 misc
Box 119 Features
Box 120 Features
Keynotes
Box 121 1954-1957
Box 122 1958-1964
Box 123 1965-1967
Box 124 1967-1970
Box 125 1970-1975
Box 126 1975-1978
Box 127 1978-1980
Box 128 1979-1981
Box 129 1980-1983
Box 130 1987-1991
Box 131 1990-1992
Box 132 1992-1994
Box 133 1994-1996
Box 134 unsorted
Local
Box 135 1956-1959
Box 136 1960-1962
Box 137 1962-1964
Box 138 1964-1965
Box 139 1967-1969
Box 140 1969-1972
Box 141 1972-1973
Box 142 1973-1974
Box 143 Local/Metro 1974-1977
Box 144, 145 Metro 1982 (2 boxes)
Mailbag
Box 146 1953-1964
Box 147 1956-1962
Box 148 1965-1967
Box 149 1967-1970
Box 150 1971-1976
Box 151 1976-1979
Box 152 1979-1981
Box 153 1981-1996
Box 154 Keynotes & Mailbag 1978
Mimeo
Box 155 1960-1963
Box 156 1963-1965
Box 157 1965-1969
Box 158 1969-1970
Box 159 1972-1974
Box 160 1974-1976
Box 161, 162 Movie Preview (2 boxes)
Original
Box 163 1955-1957
Box 164 1958-1960
Box 165 1960-1963
Box 166 1963-1965
Box 167 1966-1970
Box 168 1971-1973
Box 169 1973-1974
Box 170 1974-1976
Box 171 1976-1979
Photos
Box 172 1950s-1960s
Box 173 1950s-1960s
Box 174 misc
Box 175 Press releases 1980-1981
Previews
Box 176 1955-1958
Box 177 1958-1960
Box 178 1966-1967
Box 179 1970
Box 180 1971
Box 181 1971
Box 182 1977-1978
Box 183 1979
Box 184 1980
Box 185 1982
Box 186 1982
Box 187 1981-1983
Box 188 1990-1996
Box 189 Radio copy
Box 190 Wire copy
Box 191 Witbeck reviews
Box 192 General files, A-Z
Box 193-198 Research files (6 boxes)
Mixed editions
Box 199 1955-1956
Box 200 1966-1967
Box 201 1975
Box 202 1979
Box 203 1979
Box 204 1980
Box 205 1980
Box 206 1980-1982
Box 207 1977-1978
Box 208-213 mixed dates (6 boxes)
TV Watching
Box 214, 215 Program and research files (2 boxes)
Video buyers service
Box 216-222 Miscellaneous (7 boxes)
Manuscripts
Box 223 Miscellaneous
Personal files
Box 224-229 Personal business files (6 boxes)
Personal research files
Box 230 ACLU
Box 231 Children & TV
Box 232 Children & TV
Box 233 FCC
Box 234 P
Box 235 Public TV
Box 236-241 TV (6 boxes)
Box 242-246 General (5 boxes)
Personal subject files
Box 247 "Law and the Media, New Technology"
Box 248 "Seminars"
Box 249 "Telefilm"
Box 250 "VBS"
Box 251 F-W
Box 252 "Hopewell Productions"
Box 253-279 misc (27 boxes)
Photographs
Box 280-295 Miscellaneous (16 boxes)

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