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Louella Parsons scrapbooks and photographs
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Description
The Louella Parsons scrapbooks and photographs span the years 1915-1961 and encompass 20.9 linear feet. The 61 scrapbook volumes contain thousands of columns she wrote over six decades. There are also biographical clippings on Parsons and coverage of her various radio programs. Some of the scrapbooks are extremely fragile and access may be limited. The photograph series consists of 870 items. There are photographs of Parsons with film personalities, portraits of Parsons, and documentation of her activities, including radio broadcasts and travel.
Background
Louella Parsons was an American gossip columnist best known for her influential, long-running syndicated column on Hollywood personalities.
Extent
18.4 linear feet of papers. 2.5 linear feet of photographs.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.