Guide to the Gwen Bristow The Handsome Road Scrapbook Collection

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Gwen Bristow The Handsome Road Scrapbook Collection
Dates: 1938
Identification: SC/GBSB
Creator: Bristow, Gwen, 1903-1980
Physical Description: 2.00 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: Gwen Bristow, an author and journalist, wrote the best-selling novel The Handsome Road, published in 1938, as the second work in her Plantation Trilogy. The collection consists of a scrapbook, primarily comprised of newspaper clippings, compiled about publication and success of the The Handsome Road.

Biographical Information:

Gwen Bristow, an author and journalist, was born in South Carolina in 1903. After attending Columbia University in New York, she moved to New Orleans, Louisiana and worked for the Times-Picayune. She wrote the best-selling novel The Handsome Road, first published in 1938, as the second work in her Plantation Trilogy." The first novel in the trilogy was Deep Summer, published in 1937, and the third was This Side of Glory, published in 1940.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Scrapbooks

Personal Name:

Bristow, Gwen, 1903-1980 -- Handsome Road

Topical Term:

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Gwen Bristow 'The Handsome Road' Scrapbook Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a scrapbook, primarily comprised of newspaper clippings, compiled about publication and success of the The Handsome Road .