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LOC/P/P2. Children's Literature

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/P/P2

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

Gladys Lucy Adshead papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 446
Abstract

Gladys Lucy Adshead (1896-1985) was a noted educator, school administrator, and the author of many children's books. The collection consists of correspondence related to production and publishing of her books, and manuscripts.

Dates: 1937-1965

Lee J. Ames papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 727
Abstract

Lee Ames (1921-) is an illustrator for “how-to-draw” and children’s books, and he has worked on animated films for Walt Disney Studios. The collection includes books illustrated by Ames, both dust jackets and chapter illustrations.

Dates: 1953-1965

Clarence William Anderson papers

 Collection — Solander case 1: [Barcode: 35025041766953]
Identifier: Ax 444
Abstract

Clarence William Anderson (1891 - 1971) specialized in the writing and illustrating of books about horses, most of them for children. The collection (1963-1968) contains lithographs, dummies, pencil sketches, crayon drawings, and prints for three children's books.

Dates: 1968

Jane and Paul Annixter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 654
Abstract

Jane (1903-1996) and Paul (1894-1985) Annixter wrote children's books, with emphasis on wildlife and adventures into nature. The collection contains manuscripts, corrections, drafts, and related correspondences and notes.

Dates: 1956-1977

Benjamin Appel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 491
Abstract

Benjamin Appel (1907-1977) was a writer whose "voice of the streets" reflected his New York City childhood and his military experience. His work has been compared to Dashiell Hammett and James Cain. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials from his work, including the 1943 Dark Stain, which addressed racism.

Dates: 1928-1965

Jules Archer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 314
Abstract

Jules Archer (1915-) specializes in writing political, historical, and biographical books for younger readers. The papers consists of an extensive collection of book manuscripts, articles, short stories, article ideas, outlines, research materials, and correspondence covering a time span from the 1940s through the 1970s.

Dates: 1947-1977

Joseph Archibald papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 215
Abstract

Joseph Archibald (1898-1986) was a writer. The Joseph Archibald papers comprise literary manuscripts and television scripts concerning the military, specifically Vietnam and the Air Force. The collection also includes incoming correspondence, both personal and professional, from publishers, military officers and civilians. The collection also includes an article about Joseph Archibald.

Dates: 1962-1967

Margaret Ayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 506
Abstract

Margaret Ayer (?-1981) was a free-lance writer, artist and illustrator of literature, with an emphasis on children's literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect her interest in art and in Asia.

Dates: 1918-1970

Pauline Baynes papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 308
Abstract

Pauline Baynes (1922-August 1, 2008) was an illustrator of books primarily for children. The collection includes sketches and drawings relating to Baynes' interest in animals, mythological creatures, fantasy, and fairy tales.

Dates: 1955-1972

Hetty Burlingame Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 452
Abstract

Hetty Burlingame Beatty (1907-1971) was a sculptor and an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Beatty's interest in animals, especially horses, and travel adventure.

Dates: 1947-1970

Harry Behn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 420
Abstract

Harry Behn (1898-1973) was a writer, teacher, and founder of various media groups. The collection includes books, plays, screenplays, correspondence, and mementos relating to Behn's interest in children's literature and educational programs.

Dates: 1914-1968

Jeanne Bendick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 550
Abstract

Jeanne Bendick (b. 1919) was an author and illustrator of children's books, mostly nonfiction. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations, and correspondence relating to Bendick's interest in the sciences, the history of science, and the environment.

Dates: 1951-1977

Josef Berger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 058
Abstract

Josef Berger (1903-1971) was a children's book author, political speechwriter, poet, and lyricist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, and published articles, relating to Berger's interest in American history, politics, and culture.

Dates: 1918-1982

Elisa Bialk papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 503
Abstract

Elisa Bialk (1912-1990) grew up in Chicago and was still in high school when she began to publish articles in magazines and newspapers. The Elisa Bialk Papers contain a large collection of complete manuscripts from Bialk's children's novels. There is also detailed correspondence as well as a variety of fan mail.

Dates: 1947-1968

Glenn O. Blough papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 736
Abstract

Glenn O. Blough (1904-1995) was an author of children's books and textbooks. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, galleys and a few illustrations relating to Blough's interest in illuminating the world of science for young readers.

Dates: 1953-1973

Charles Boeckman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 329
Abstract

Charles Boeckman (1920-2015) is an author and musician. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and an autobiographical scrapbook compiled by Boeckman.

Dates: 1944-1981

Eunice Blake Bohanon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 342
Abstract

Eunice Blake Bohanon (1904-February 16, 1997) was a representative of the Department of State and Franklin Books, encouraging the development of children's literature and book publishing. This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, tearsheets and other miscellaneous items such as itineraries, invitations, travel brochures, clippings, leaflets, diaries, photographs, articles about Ms. Bohanon, reflecting her travels from 1964-1966 as a representative.

Dates: 1964-1966

Esther Brann papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 432
Abstract

Esther Brann (1899-1998) was an author and illustrator of books for children. The collection includes eight manuscripts, two published works, and a series of correspondence relating to Brann's interest in subjects such as her own child and young relatives, and her family's dog.

Dates: 1924-1960

Bill Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 424
Abstract

William Louis Brown (1910-1964) was a teacher, editor, reporter, ranger, and author of books and short stories for young people. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to Brown's interest in writing adventure stories drawn from his own life experiences.

Dates: 1936-1972

Carl Burger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 577
Abstract

Carl Burger (1888-1967) was an artist and writer of children’s books about animals and natural history. This collection, which includes drafts, research notes and correspondence as well as numerous original illustrations, reflects his talent as an illustrator and his love of the outdoors.

Dates: 1960-1969

Virginia Lee Burton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 839
Abstract

Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was an illustrator and author of children's books. The collection includes sketches and finished illustrations for the books Calico the Wonder Horse; Or the Saga of Stewy Slinker, CHOO CHOO, The Story of the Little Engine Who Ran Away (both by Burton), The Emperor's New Clothes (written by Hans Christian Anderson) and others.

Dates: ca. 1937-1962

Hughie Call papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 073
Abstract

Hughie Florence Call (1890-1969) was a writer whose works reflect her life on a Montana sheep ranch. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, reviews, legal documents, and general memorabilia that follow her writing career from 1936-1969.

Dates: 1936-1978

Ruth and Latrobe Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 710
Abstract

Latrobe Carroll (1894-1996) and Ruth Carroll (1899-1999) were American authors of children’s literature. The collection includes manuscripts, illustrations and correspondence that reflect the work of Ruth and Latrobe Carroll.

Dates: 1932-1980

Frank P. Castle papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042362901]
Identifier: Ax 331
Abstract

Frank Castle was a writer of western, mystery, suspense, sex, medical, historical, and juvenile fiction, and comic book scripts. The collection contains manuscripts for short fiction and comic strips, 1948-1966.

Dates: 1948-1966

Henry Castor papers

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041754520]
Identifier: Ax 847
Abstract

Henry Castor (1909 - ) was an author who wrote non-fiction children's literature regarding war. The collection (1953-1971) includes book-length manuscripts, correspondence with publishers and the U.S. Army, and a photocopy of a letter from Harry S. Truman.

Dates: 1953-1971

Madye Lee Chastain papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 545
Abstract

The Madye Lee Chastain Papers comprise one final book manuscript, 31 scratchboard illustrations, and one photostat illustration.

Dates: 1950-1951

Hila Colman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 750
Abstract

Hila Colman writes books for children and adolescents--specializing in realistic portrayals of adolescent characters. The collection includes correspondences, manuscripts, and galleys.

Dates: 1963-1973

Miriam L. Condon papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 237
Abstract

Miriam L. Condon was a writer of stories for young people, and was possibly a relative of Frank Condon. The collection (1892-1968) contains correspondence including letters from publishers, manuscripts of anecdotes, poems, and short stories, legal documents, including deeds and contracts belonging to Frank Condon, photographs and historical postcards, negatives, and a travel notebook of a trip to Mexico.

Dates: 1892-1968

Maribelle Cormack papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 418
Abstract

Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. The collection includes manuscripts, publications, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, and book reviews of her work, as well as biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogy.

Dates: 1926-1961

John O'Hara Cosgrave papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 718
Abstract

John O’Hara Cosgrave II (1908-1968) was an artist and a writer. Although best known for his illustrations of sea vessels, Cosgrave’s works are not restricted to the limits of water. The collection includes illustrations, manuscripts, correspondences, acclamations, book dummies and proofs.

Dates: 1930-1970