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Helen Carhart Williams Papers
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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
Restrictions
In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances, the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate curator for further information.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.