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Jean Fritz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 664

Abstract

Jean Fritz (1915- ) became an author of children's historical fiction and won many awards. The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence.

Dates

  • 1967-1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

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

Jean Fritz (1915 - ) was born in China to missionary parents, Arthur and Myrtle Guttery. She became a children's author. Fritz wrote juvenile historical fiction and won many awards. Her works include Early Thunder and George Washington's Breakfast.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (2 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

Other Finding Aids

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to Jean Fritz at Special Collections and University Archives include: Arthur M. Guttery Papers, Coll 027.

Physical Description

1 manuscript box, and 1 clamshell box.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff, 1968; 1972.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Title
Guide to the Jean Fritz Papers
Status
Complete Description
Author
Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA