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RG5865:  George Churley

Papers: 1975-1980

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.: Puppeteer

Size: 1.0 cu.ft. of papers; 31 photographs; 1 DVD

What will I find in this collection?

RG5865.AM: The manuscript component consists of one box containing scripts for various children’s shows/segments including “Kalamity Kate’s Cartoon Corral,” “Further Adventures of Flash T. Gordonshorse,” “Tarzoom of the Jungle,” and “Tom & Gerry.” The scripts date from 1975-1980.

RG5865.PH: The photograph component contains 31 images including shots of the puppets, sets, guest stars, and creator George Churley.

RG5865.MI: The moving image component consists of one DVD containing 25 video clips; includes one demo segment made for the CBS television network, 22 segments broadcast on KOLN-KGIN’s “Kalamity Kate’s Cartoon Corral” children’s show, one segment from KOLN/KGIN’s “Morning Show” featuring Red Skelton, and one interview of George Churley by Joni Ballion of KMTV (Omaha).

Related materials at the Nebraska State Historical Society:

The Museum Collections department at the Nebraska History Museum holds numerous puppets from the George Churley Puppet Company. Interested researchers should contact the Museum Collections department to set up an appointment to view items from the Museum Collections.


TMM     02-20-2014