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Charles Michael Daugherty papers

Identifier: Ax 748

Scope and Contents note

The Charles Michael Daugherty Papers contains manuscripts of his published works and a small correspondence section.


  • Creation: 1914-1970


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

Charles Michael Daugherty (November 17,1914- ) was born in New York City. He is a writer and illustrator of children's books. His father was an artist and author; his mother, a children's author. He was educated at Yale University and the Art Students League. He has written and illustrated a variety of books for young readers, most of them nonfiction works on the history of science. A number of Daugherty's volumes are meant to serve as introductions to careers as varied as Army service, photography, and oceanography.

Daugherty is perhaps best known for his work on scientific professions, including The Great Archaeologists, Wider than the Sky: Aviation as a Career, and Searchers of the Sea: Pioneers in Oceanography.


0.95 linear feet (2 containers)

Language of Materials



Charles Michael Daugherty is known for writing and illustrating children's books. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, and illustrations.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series:

Series: Correspondence

Series: Manuscripts

Series: Miscellaneous

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Charles Michael Daugherty in 1973.

Processing Information note

Collection processed by processing staff, 1970.

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Finding aid is in English
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