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Finding Aid for the Collection of Books About Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) in Literature, ca. 1900-
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • 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.