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Anne Tedlock Brooks papers

Identifier: Ax 107

Scope and Contents

The Anne Tedlock Brooks Papers contain original manuscripts for her books Singing Fiddles, Fire in the Wind, and The Gay Young Blade. There is also a great deal of correspondence with agents and editors, particularly Willis Wing, May Cameron of Samuel Curl, Inc., and Arcadia House publishers.


  • 1938-1971


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Conditions Governing Use

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

Anne Tedlock Brooks (1905-1980), a writer of novels for young people, was born in Columbus, Kansas. Brooks attended the Kansas State Teachers College, the University of Oregon, and the University of San Francisco. She also published under the pen name Ann Carter. She and her husband Mark L. Brooks are both survived by their son Markus William Brooks.


3 linear feet (2 containers) : 2 record storage boxes

Language of Materials



Collection comprises correspondence, publications, and literary manuscripts of novels for young people by American author Anne Tedlock Brooks, including her works Singing Fiddles; Fire in the Wind; and The Gay Young Blade. Correspondence is mainly with agents and editors, particularly Willis Wing, May Cameron of Samuel Curl, Inc., and Arcadia House publishers.


Collection is organized into the following series: correspondence, book manuscripts, and publications.

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Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

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

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA