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Guide to the Julie Gilbert Papers
ca. 1940-1998
 MSS 38 MSS.038

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Collection processed by Processed by Tanya Friedel, July 1998 and Jessica Shimmin, August 2003.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on October 15, 2019
Description is in English.

Biographical Note

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.