Julie Gilbert Papers
Language of Materials
The Julie Gilbert Papers are the materials the writer used while researching her biography Opposite Attraction: The Lives of Erich Maria Remarque and Paulette Goddard.
Julie Gilbert was born on July 21, 1949 in New York. Her father, Henry Goldsmith was a publisher and her mother, Janet, was an actress. She attended Boston University and has worked as a professional actress, writer and teacher. She has written biographies, novels and plays including Umbrella Steps,which became a film, and Ferber: The Biography of Edna Ferber and Her Circle,which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She received a Pulitzer Prize nomination for Opposite Attraction,the result of the research contained in this collection.
Julie Gilbert's original organization of the archive was preserved as much as possible.
The files are grouped into 2 series:
- I: Written and Printed research materials
- II: Media
Scope and Content Note
The Julie Gilbert Papers are comprised of the original manuscript of Opposite Attractionand its various stages, production and publicity files, research files for the biography containing both personal and business correspondence of Remarque and Goddard, legal files, photo duplications, both hard copies and cassette tapes of individual interviews, printed material used for research, and computer disks. The Julie Gilbert Papers contain a comprehensive collection of Gilbert's research and production files for Opposite Attractionwith photocopied material dating from ca. 1940. Julie Gilbert's original organization of the archive was preserved as much as possible.
SERIES I: Written and Printed research materials
Includes clippings, notes, and published materials as well as translations and interview transcripts.
SERIES II: Media
Includes audiocassettes, mini-cassettes and floppy disks containing recorded interviews, notes and drafts of the biography.
Materials are open to researchers. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, email@example.com, 212-998-2596.
Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-998-2596.
Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); The Julie Gilbert Papers; MSS 038; box number; folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University Libraries.
Julie Gilbert donated her papers in July 1998.