Scope and arrangement
This collection is the personal and professional papers of Betty Comden. It consists mainly of scripts and scores. This collection is divided into two series. Series I: Production Files pertains to stage musicals, films and television shows written by Betty Comden. There are scripts for a few projects by other authors which Comden may have considered adapting. The Production Files consist mainly of scripts and scores, though notes, correspondence, outlines, schedules and publicity materials are sometimes included. Series II: Personal Files covers a small amount of non-production items, such as awards and tributes and childhood/family photographs. Also included are a profile of Comden and Green and drafts of various autobiographical writings by Comden. Other items include special material written by Comden for specific occasions or performers.
The Betty Comden papers are arranged in two series: