Finding Aid for the Collection of Books About Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) in Literature, ca. 1900-

Processed by Tina Brauer; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Collection of Books About Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) in Literature, ca. 1900-

Collection number: 348

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Tina Brauer, September 1970
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, July 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Books About Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) in Literature,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1900-
Collection number: 348
Extent: 14 boxes (7.0 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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 Carolyn See, 1970.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Books About Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) in Literature (Collection 348). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232709 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 251 books about Hollywood or having a Hollywood locale. The collection is chiefly fiction but includes some non-fiction, exposés and biographies. Includes Victor Appleton's Tom Swift and His Wizard Camera (c. 1912), Mary Astor's My Story (1960), Henry Farrell's Whatever happened to Baby Jane? (c. 1960), Christopher Isherwood's Prater Violet (c. 1945), Arthur Miller's The Misfits (1961), and Irving Shulman's Harlow, an Intimate Biography (c. 1964).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) in literature.


Container List

 

Hollywood literature. A Collection of books about Hollywood [v.p., v.d.]

Physical Description: (251 books, 14 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

The collection is chiefly fiction but includes some non-fiction, exposés and biographies. About half of the collections consists of paper-backs.
A card file is in a drawer in the Numbered Collections Catalog.
The core collection has been enlarged to include general books with Hollywood locale.