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Evelyn Sibley Lampman papers

Identifier: Coll 011

Scope and Contents note

The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Papers consist of manuscripts, galley proofs and illustrations for several novels; short story manuscripts; radio scripts and plays. Major correspondence includes letters to various publishing companies, illustrators and several schools. Of special interest is one short story manuscript which has four watercolor illustrations by Pers Crowell. Several "new book" catalogues from various publishing houses have been re-moved to the Special Collections Subject Files. The collection includes portraits of the author and publicity images, circa 1940s-1960s.


  • 1948-1980


Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use note

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical/Historical note

Evelyn Lampman (1907- ) was born in Dallas, Oregon and educated at Oregon State College. She worked as a writer for radio stations in Portland, Oregon and then began writing books for children.


13.75 linear feet (21 containers, 1 package)

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Evelyn Sibley Lampman (1907-1980) was an Oregon writer of books for children and young adults. The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Papers consist of manuscripts, galley proofs, illustrations, short story manuscripts, radio manuscripts, plays, correspondence, and photographs.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series: CorrespondenceManuscripts: Book lengthManuscripts: Short storyManuscripts: PlaysManuscripts: ScriptsManuscripts: Miscellaneous materialReviewsPrinted materialMiscellaneousPhotographs

General Physical Description note

21 containers, 1 package

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA