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Children and Youth

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

Hila Colman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 750
Abstract

Hila Colman writes books for children and adolescents--specializing in realistic portrayals of adolescent characters. The collection includes correspondences, manuscripts, and galleys.

Dates: 1963-1973

Arvazena A. Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: CB C784
Abstract

Arvazena A. Cooper (1845-1929) traveled the Oregon Trail with her family in 1863 and settled in the Willamette Valley. The collection contains her reminiscences of that journey and biographical information about her life in Oregon.

Dates: 1845-1900

Maribelle Cormack papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 418
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1926-1961

Mary Francis Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 435
Abstract

Mary Francis Craig (1924-1991) was a writer of mystery novels and children's books. She was a recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award in 1985, and was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America in 1990. The Mary Francis Craig Papers include original manuscripts and correspondence, as well as eight addenda.

Dates: 1961-1979

Ellis Credle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 657
Abstract

Ellis Credle (1902-1998) was an author and illustrator of children's and young adult books. The collection includes manuscript material from her books Andy and the Circus; Little Fraid, Big Fraid; Little Pest Pico; Mexico, Land of Hidden Treasure; and Monkey See, Monkey Do.

Dates: 1964-1971

Pers Crowell papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 228
Abstract

Pers Crowell (1910- 1965) was an illustrator of books for children and a painter of western scenes. The collection includes book manuscripts, art, and correspondence.

Dates: 1946-1973

Julia Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 655
Abstract

Julia Woolfolk Cunningham (1916- ) is an author of children's books, a poet and an associate editor for Screen Stories. The papers include correspondence, poems, and manuscripts.

Dates: 1957-1973

Polly Curren papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 871
Abstract

Polly Curren (1917-?) was a writer of children's literature and a teacher. She wrote during the 1950s through the 1970s and her stories span the reading ability level from early readers to young adult fiction. This collection includes manuscripts from books that Curren published in the 1970s and the correspondence with editors and publishers.

Dates: 1968-1979

Maureen Daly papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 753
Abstract

Maureen Daly (1921-) wrote fiction, both short stories and novels, and nonfiction articles and books. She is credited with establishing the category of Young Adult fiction with her novel Seventeenth Summer, first published in 1942. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews, interviews, and tearsheets.

Dates: 1938-1997

Charles Michael Daugherty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 748
Abstract

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

Dates: 1914-1970

Marguerite Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 229
Abstract

Marguerite Norris Davis (1890-1978) was a writer of children's stories. The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, tear sheets, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1921-1977

Joanna Foster Dougherty papers

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 132
Abstract

Joanna Foster Dougherty (1928-) was an editor and author of children's books. The collection includes completed questionnaires and letters from illustrators to be used in Illustrators of Children's Books (Boston, 1968). Much of the information was not used in the book.

Dates: 1957-1966

Roger Duvoisin and Louise Fatio papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 596
Abstract

Roger Duvoisin (1904-1980) a native of Geneva, Switzerland, was an author and illustrator of children's books. His wife, Louise Fatio, (1904-1993) from Lausanne, Switzerland, wrote many of the books Mr. Duvoisin illustrates. The collection includes various correspondence and several original manuscripts.

Dates: 1934-1968

Selected manuscripts of Don Dwiggins

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 090
Abstract

Don Dwiggins (1913-1988) was a writer. The collection includes literary manuscripts for several of Dwiggin's published works, including The Air Devils!, Into the Unknown, and Space and Weather.

Dates: 1966-1976

Irmengarde Eberle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 459
Abstract

Collection comprises the papers of American children's book author Irmengarde Eberle, including literary manuscripts, correspondence and related materials for eleven books for children and young adults published from 1937 to 1973.

Dates: 1937-1973

Anne Emery papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 185
Abstract

Anne Emery (September 1, 1907-July 4, 1984) was born in Fargo, North Dakota and grew up in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois. The collection contains correspondence and manuscripts as well as miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1941-1985

Marjorie Flack Illustrations and other material

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 867
Abstract Collection comprises mostly artwork associated with children's book author and illustrator Marjorie Flack, including 13 sketchbooks, book illustrations, and works of other artists. The earliest dated Flack work is from 1907. Book illustrations include those for Angus and the Cat; Ask Mr. Bear; Wait for William; and Taktuk, an Arctic Boy. Some other artists represented by original works are William Rose Benét, Harrison Cady, and Stow Wengenroth. There are Harper's magazine posters, various...
Dates: 1928-1947

Louise Lee and Richard Floethe papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 447
Abstract

Louise (1913-1988) and Richard (1901-1998) Floethe were, respectively, writer and illustrator of children's books. The collection consists of manuscripts, original illustrations, and minor correspondence concerning the book The Story of Lumber.

Dates: 1962-1984

Follett Publishing Company, Children's Department records

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 865
Abstract

Follett Publishing Company targets its publications to elementary-higher education and libraries and shows an active concern with bringing the children’s literature of other countries to American children while retaining the flavor of the original work. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, and other items of the authors in the collection.

Dates: 1944-1977

Ruth Myers Franchere papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 548
Abstract

Ruth Franchere was born in Mason City, Iowa and educated at the University of Iowa. Franchere was an author of books for juveniles, such as Willa and Hannah Herself. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes.

Dates: 1958-1969

Robert C. Frankenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 042
Abstract

Robert Clinton Frankenberg (1911-2001) was a book illustrator. He was trained at the Art Students League in New York City and began teaching at the School of Visual Arts in 1947. He has illustrated many books for children that appear in the collection. The collection contains various illustrations and detailed working notes.

Dates: 1957-1963

Elisabeth Hamilton Friermood papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 453
Abstract

Elizabeth Friermood (1903-1992) was an author and public librarian in Indiana and Ohio. Friermood was educated at Northwestern University, and the University of Wisconsin. The collection includes original manuscripts and related material as well as correspondence.

Dates: 1951-1964

May Garelick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 235
Abstract

May Garelick (1910-1989) was a children's author and editor. The collection contains literary manuscripts, book production materials, and correspondence.

Dates: 1957-1979

Doris Gates papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 180
Abstract

Doris Gates (1901-1987), renowned author and editor of literary works for children, was born in Mountain View, California. Gates' deep interests in storytelling and mythology are evident in both her oral and written narratives. This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and published materials. Also included are records relating to Ginn and Company, publisher of textbooks.

Dates: 1936-1985

Hardie Gramatky papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 438
Abstract

Hardie Gramatky (1907-1979) was the author and illustrator of several books for children, though he is best known for his character “Little Toot.” The collection includes correspondence, illustrations, publicity, photographs, drafts, and artwork.

Dates: 1945-1972

Nancy Gurney papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 310
Abstract

Nancy Gurney (1915-1974) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes illustrations and manuscripts that reflect her work and collaboration with her husband, Eric Gurney.

Dates: 1965-1972

Berta and Elmer Hader papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 441
Abstract

Collections comprises papers of American children's book authors and illustrators Berta and Elmer Hader, including manuscripts and original illustrations for books (including The Big Snow), 1927-1958, original Christmas cards designed by the Haders to send to their friends, miscellaneous artwork, correspondence, 1906-1947, family papers, and reviews.

Dates: 1906-1974

Rosalys Haskell Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 458
Abstract

Rosalys Haskell Hall was born in New York on March 27, 1914. She has been book editor for David McKay Co., and a writer of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, reviews and correspondence that reflect Hall's work.

Dates: 1952-1969

Eleanor Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 038
Abstract

Eleanor Hammond (1890-1950), Oregon poet and author, was born in Oakland, California. She contributed her work to various publications including Child Life, Play Mate, American Mercury, Junior World and the Oregonian. The collection consists of various manuscripts, including: Dogs Worthy of Mention, Mr. McGregor, Thomas McKat, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1928-1938

Quail Hawkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 819
Abstract

Quail Hawkins (1905-2002) was a writer of children's books. The collection includes published works, book length manuscripts as well as short stories, musicals, articles and poetry. The collection also includes clippings and correspondence that reflects her work.

Dates: 1925-1974