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Guide to the Noël Riley Fitch Julia Child Papers MSS.323

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Collection processed by Liza Harrell-Edge, 2012. Finding aid edits by Rhyannon J. Rodriguez.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 05, 2019
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated and edited to include materials integrated from accession number 2019.008 by Stacey Flatt  , February 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Fitch, Noel Riley
Source - dnr: Fitch, Noel Riley
Title: Noël Riley Fitch Julia Child Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1912-2018
Abstract: Noël Riley Fitch (1937- ) is an author and biographer. She was Professor of Literature (1971-1987) and Chair of the Department of Literature and Modern Languages (1982-1985) at Point Loma College, and has lectured at the University of Southern California (1986-2007) and the American University of Paris (1987-2007). The Noël Riley Fitch Julia Child Papers consists largely of material related to the research, production, and reception of Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child. These materials include correspondence, research, original letters and diaries of Julia and Paul Child, photographs, proofs and drafts of the manuscript. The collection also includes material related to the research and publication of her books  The Grand Literary Cafés of Europe,  Literary Cafés of Paris, and  Paris Cafe: the Select Crowd. Personal materials related to the professional life of Fitch are in this collection, as well as a selection of menus from restaurants across Europe and the United States.
Quantity: 26.84 Linear Feet in 29 boxes and 1 oversize folder in shared housing
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.323