Knotts, Don, Actor. Scripts, Sound Recordings, and Other Material
Yarborough, Francey, Collector
1946-2006 and undated
4 ft. 5 in. (4 doc cases, 5 in. each); (4 doc cases, 2 1/2 in. each); (1 small flat storage box, 3 in.); (1 large flat storage box, 4 in.); (2 index card boxes, 8 in. each)
Papers of actor and comedian Don Knotts. The original accession includes typescripts, photographs, artifacts, and sound recordings related to his career. Highlights include five motion picture scripts (1966-1976), two television scripts (1969, undated), a poem (undated), partial typescripts of Knotts' autobiography (undated), five plaques (1961-1998), working audio cassette recordings of his autobiography (undated; 18 items), and a framed "Distinguished West Virginian" certificate (26 March 1982). The addendum of 2012/08/06 includes typescripts, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, sound recordings, ephemera, artifacts, and clippings related to Knotts' career. Highlights include manuscript comedy routine notes (undated); published and unpublished scripts (1956-2000 and undated), many of which are annotated (probably by Knotts); and Andy Griffith Show trading cards (1990). See Scope and Content Note for more details.
A&M No.: 3568
The materials are in English
West Virginia & Regional History Collection