Shulman, Max (1919-1988)
Scope:
The Max Shulman collection contains manuscripts, correspondences and printed material. 

Manuscripts in the collection include numerous published magazine articles for publications including Good Housekeeping, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Life, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Literary Review.  The collection also includes short stories both published and unpublished, plays, several motion pictures and television scripts, materials from a musical, as well as several drafts and revisions of books written by Shulman including Merry Wives of Westport, Sleep Till Noon, and Anybody Got a Match, among others. In addition, the collection contains several other manuscripts from various articles, essays, and reviews both published and unpublished.

The collection of printed materials includes publicity material for the numerous films, TV series, plays, and books Shulman was a part of; play bills, newspaper clippings, books, television and film reviews; and scrapbooks consisting of newspaper clippings and other publicity material for Shulman’s television series.  The collection also contains several copies of advertisements which Shulman himself wrote for companies such as Marlborough cigarettes and Green Giant Co. Also present are different editions of Shulman’s published novels, including Anyone Got a Match? (1964), Barefoot Boy With Check (1948), The Feather Merchants (1944), and The Many Lives of Dobie Gillis (1951) among many others.  

Correspondence dates from 1944 to 1966 and includes many personal and professional letters to and from Shulman, as well as fan mail. Notable correspondents in in the collection include George Abbott, Norman Katkov, Helen Hayes, Art Linkletter, John Updike, Robert Penn Warren, Arnold Auerback, Walter Bradbury, Cheryl Crawford, Jack Goodman, Alfred Knopf, Irving Paul Lazar, Ken McCormick, Harold Matson, A.D. Peters, Betty Smith, Abel Green, and Howard Corning, among many others. 
CLICK BELOW TO VIEW THE INVENTORY OF THE COLLECTION
Notable Figures
1. Shulman, Max
Associated Subjects
1. Theatre and Film Subject Guide