Helen Gurley Brown Papers
Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:
The processed portions of the papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection with the following exceptions: One folder of correspondence is closed to research until the year 2026. New accessions are closed until processed.
Restrictions on use:
Helen Gurley Brown retains copyright ownership of her papers. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:
Helen Gurley Brown Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
History of the Collection
Helen Gurley Brown donated her papers to the Sophia Smith Collection beginning in 1972 and continues to send additions.
Periodic additions to the collection are expected.
Processed by Amanda Izzo, 2001.
Recent additions to this collection are unprocessed and are not reflected in the finding aid.