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Subseries 1C: Ladies Home Journal, 1927-1969

11 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence, mostly letters received but also some copies of outgoing letters, spanning nearly three decades of the Goulds' co-editorship of the Ladies Home Journal primarily concerning articles, stories, or commissioned books to be published in the magazine. Includes correspondence of Marion Crawford about her The Little Princess, Betty Hoffman about her Born to Be Queen, and correspondence of Nancy Astor and Ethel Barrymore on their proposed biographies. Also represented are a number of stage and screen stars such as Irene Dunne, Helen Hayes, Loretta Young, and Mary Pickford, as well as many authors and business associates including Daphne Du Maurier, Dorothy Thompson, Rebecca West, Dorothy Black, Dermot Morrah, and Cass Canfield, and first ladies, including Pat Nixon, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Mamie Eisenhower.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Collection History

Appraisal

No materials were separated during 2017 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 1995. A series-level finding aid was written in 1995.

A folder inventory was added by Fiona Bell '18 and the finding aid description was updated by Kelly Bolding in January 2017.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Subseries 1C: Ladies Home Journal; Bruce and Beatrice Blackmar Gould Correspondence, C0673, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box 3-13