Brian Phelan papers


Creator: Phelan, Brian
Date(s): 1958-2005
Bulk Dates: 1975-2003
Call Number: MSS 0681
Language: Materials in English, with many other languages represented, predominantly French and German.
Abstract: The Brian Phelan papers document forty years of the literary career of Irish-born playwright and screenwriter Brian Phelan (born 1934). Phelan's adaptations and docudramas focus on Irish characters, the issues of Irish emigration, socialist and feminist themes, and major world events. The collection, which spans from the 1960s to the 2000s, comprises Phelan's working and project files and include correspondence, screenplays, scripts, contracts, photographs, and research.
Physical Description:
  • 33 linear feet
  • 8 VHS tapes
  • 46 audio cassettes
Source: Purchase, November 2007.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Rachael Green, January-July 2014. Issue of Stand Magazine containing the story "The Fordson" added July 2019. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard