Scope and arrangement
The Lenka Peterson papers contain mostly scripts, along with other material about the production of the shows Peterson participated in.
The scripts series contains copies of scripts from shows Peterson was a part of, some of which are annotated. The office files series includes correspondence, publicity, photographs, investments and Playbills. Show titles in this series do not include scripts, but have clippings, programs and other types of publicity.
Halsey Melone (1925-1996) was a writer of television scripts, many of which are included in this series of the Peterson collection. There is no information as to why or how the material came to be in Peterson's possession. In addition to the scripts there are contracts and newspaper articles written by Melone.
The Lenka Peterson papers are arranged in three series: