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Finding Aid for the Sylvia R. Pezoldt Papers, ca. 1916-1965
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Sylvia R. Pezoldt Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1916-1965
    Collection number: 906
    Creator: Pezoldt, Sylvia R.
    Extent: 10 boxes (5.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Sylvia Ruby Pezoldt (1895-1963) was a journalist, poet, and author of short stories, and non-fiction. She also conducted writing courses and was a member of the National League of American Pen Women. The collection consists of Pezoldt's manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, journals, scrapbooks, clippings, and a travel diary (1952-53). The collection also contains copies of her magazine articles and columns, published poems, personal publicity information, materials relating to writing guidelines and children's magazines, and publications of the National League of American Pen Women (1957-64).
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. James D. Shea, 1965.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Sylvia R. Pezoldt Papers (Collection 906). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Sylvia Ruby Thompson was born on July 4, 1895 in Kansas; married Albert R. Pezoldt; became a journalist with the Colorado Springs gazette; wrote children's poems, short stories, and non-fiction; conducted writing courses and was a member of the National League of American Pen Women; she died in August 1963.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, journals, scrapbooks, clippings, and a travel diary (1952-53) of writer Sylvia R. Pezoldt. Includes a collection of her magazine articles and columns, published poems in various journals, personal publicity information, poetry and other manuscripts, materials relating to writing guidelines and children's magazines, a photograph album (1945-47), copies of the journal Pen woman (1951-52), and publications of the National League of American Pen Women (1957-64). Also contains some biographical material.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Pezoldt, Sylvia R.--Archives.
    National League of American Pen Women.
    Women journalists--United States--Archival resources.
    Women authors, American--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.