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.
Louella Parsons was an American gossip columnist best known for her influential, long-running
syndicated column on Hollywood personalities.
18.4 linear feet of papers.
2.5 linear feet of photographs.
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