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The Bonnie Timmermann collection includes film and video, professional materials, photographs, and other items.
Film and video materials make up the bulk of the collection, dating from the mid-1980s to 2011. The majority of materials are audition tapes for various productions, including Armageddon; Crime Story (television series); The Last of the Mohicans; Miami Vice (television series); Pearl Harbor; and Quiz Show; as well as general film and video. Media formats include: VHS; U-Matic tapes; Beta tapes; DVDs; video cassettes; and mini video cassettes. Included with the video are various other items, such as correspondence, photographs, and professional materials (casting notes and daily log sheets).
Professional materials in the collection, dating from 1980s-2010, consist of files, regarding various productions; casting books; and tape log boxes, which contain index cards identifying the contents of audition tapes for particular productions.
Manuscripts in the collection, dating from 1973-2003, is comprised entirely of scripts and script drafts for various productions. Most are productions that Timmermann either produced or for which she was the casting director. Some scripts include holograph notes.
Printed materials in the collection consists of a file of reviews for Mimi and Toutou; magazines; newspapers; clippings; and other general printed items. Materials date from the 1980s through 2010s.
Photographs in the collection include mostly casting Polaroids for particular productions, including American Gangster, Coyote Ugly, and Pearl Harbor, or general casting. The series also includes color prints and a black and white professional shot of Bonnie Timmermann.
Electronic media in the collection includes 109 floppy disks related to both Timmermann’s personal and professional life.
The collection also includes some correspondence (1990s-2000s), financial materials (receipts, March 2006), and a scrapbook with newspaper clippings and professional materials regarding Bonnie Timmermann’s career, dating from the 1970s-1980s.