Scope and Contents note
Collection comprises primarily literary manuscripts and publications, but also correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, articles, and book reviews, related to the work of American children's book author and radio program host Maribelle Cormack. Collection also contains biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogical information.
- Creation: 1926-1961
- Cormack, Maribelle, 1902-1984 (Person)
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.
Maribelle Cormack (January 11, 1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. Cormack attended Cornell, (A.B. English Literature), University of Vienna and Geneva (botanical summer school), and Brown University (M.A. Botany). She is known for her interests in nature and astronomy and held a weekly nature story hour for children. Two of her books Horns the Gurand Land for my Sons have been done in Braille.
12 linear feet (9 containers)
Language of Materials
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.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Series: Book Manuscripts
Series: Other Manuscripts
Series: Published Articles
Series: Short Stories
Series: Addendum I
Series: Addendum II
Series: Addendum III
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Gift of Maribelle Cormack in 1968.
Processing Information note
Processed by processing staff, August 1968.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Genre / Form
- Guide to the Maribelle Cormack Papers
- Complete Description
- Finding aid prepared by processing staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is in English
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.