Scott Whitaker papers

Scott Whitaker papers

Dates: 1966-1976

Collection contains journals, photographs, cartoons, and biographical information produced by Scott Whitaker, and document his personal and professional work. The ten journals cover the period from 1966 to 1975.

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Whitaker, Scott
  • Call Number: MSS 2278
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Scott Whitaker papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2278; Scott Whitaker papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2278, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Wendy Whitaker Candland in 2001.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Wendy Whitaker Candland; 2001.
Subject Terms
Whitaker, Scott--Archives; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Performing Arts
Genre / Form
Caricatures and cartoons; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries; Letters; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Kayla Quinney; February 2009.
Appraisal Information
University records (University Archives Collecting Policy July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Whitaker (Scott) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kayla Quinney
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-03-10T14:38-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Scott Whitaker (1915-1976) was an American screenwriter and film director.

Scott M. Whitaker worked for Disney Studios, RKO, and the BYU Motion Picture Studio. He worked on such films as Johnny Lingo and Man’s Search for Happiness and wrote scripts for television. Whitaker was also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts