• Title
    Paul Tabori papers
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  • Creator
    Tabori, Paul (1908-1974) author and journalistMore Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    Includes draft typescripts of novels, poetry and works of fiction, 1927-1973; draft typescripts of completed short stories, ideas and fragments for fiction works, 1938-1970; typescripts of non-fiction works, including typescripts of completed books on a variety of topics covering the supernatural, travel, crime, historical and biographical topics and erotica, along with draft non-fiction fragments and ideas, 1930-1973; typescripts of articles for magazines on various subjects including crime, travel, erotica, the supernatural, historical and biographical topics, along with interviews with international political and celebrity figures, 1940-1969; typescripts of film scripts, screenplays or ideas written or edited by Tabori, including scripts for Hammer and London Films, along with stills [photographs] from some of the productions, 1944-1960; typescripts and working scripts written or edited by Tabori for television and radio plays, including material broadcast in the television series, the Errol Flynn Theatre and The Vise, along with stills [photographs] accompanying the working scripts, 1950-1970.
  • Conditions of access
    Open for research although access to some files may be restricted by the Freedom of Information Act. Researchers should give 24 hours advance notice of a research visit.
  • Extent
    36 boxes
  • Language
  • System of Arrangement
    The material held within the collection was bound and titled into volumes prior to deposit by Tabori himself and each file in the collection is in bound volume form. Within each bound volume, Tabori's arrangement is broadly alphabetical. A section arrangement has been imposed by the Archivist. The collection is arranged into the following sections: MS1006/1: Fiction MS1006/2: Fiction: Short Stories MS1006/3: Non-Fiction MS1006/4: Articles MS1006/5: Film Screenplays and Synopses MS1006/6: Television and Radio Scripts and Synopses
  • Finding aids
    Catalogued online (click on the "contains" icon below). A pdf version of the hard-copy catalogue is also attached to this description.
  • Related files
  • Related
    Correspondence with Paul Tabori can be found within the Lucie Meeker papers in the Harry Price Archive (Ref: HPA/5A/1)
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