Gladys Tilden papers, 1875-1982.


Tilden, Gladys, 1900-. Gladys Tilden papers, 1875-1982.

Gladys Tilden papers, 1875-1982.

The collection contains personal (including family) and professional correspondence regarding fashion activities, her employment with the architect Richard Joseph Neatra and the California Youth Authority, and research on her father, Douglas Tilden, and Eliza Woodson Farnham. Also included are poetry, fictional writings, an unpublished autobiography, an a variety of personal memorabilia.

Originals : 12 boxes, 4 cartons (11 linear ft.)Copies of Farnham research, ca. 1967 : 1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2487) and positive.

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