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Helen Carhart Williams Papers
mssHM 69958-70157  
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Description
Collection of letters written to Helen Carhart Williams from her childhood until middle age. The letters describe the writers' lives as they attended high school and college, began their careers, and in many cases got married and moved out of state.
Background
Helen Carhart Williams, also called "Bob" or "Bobbie," was born around 1878 and grew up in White Plains, New York. Her family moved to Burbank, California, sometime between 1887 and 1891. Helen was an active member of the Delta Iota Chi sorority and married Bertram E. Williams (b.1876) in 1899. The couple lived in the Los Angeles area and had at least five children, including Tom, Beatrice, Lawrence, Austin, and Marion.
Extent
199 items in 4 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.