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Children's books -- Authorship

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Original heading: Authors of Books for Children

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Alberta Powell Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0615
Abstract A writer of biographies for children (on Columbus, Clara Barton, Lafayette and LaSalle, among others), Mrs. Graham also published more than 300 songs and Strike Up the Band! (1949), a collection of short biographies of American band musicians. Both her books and songs are represented in her papers.
Dates: 1945-1955

Carol Gorman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0612
Abstract Author of books for young adults and teacher. Preliminary drafts of her writings.
Dates: 1987-1991

Caroline Mabry Christie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0750
Abstract Holdings are the manuscript of Silver Heels, a book for children. Iowa Authors Mss.
Dates: -

Carroll Lane Fenton and Mildred Adams Fenton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0602
Scope and Contents A geologist by training and a member of several university faculties, Carroll Fenton published a large number of books on scientific topics for children, most of them with his own illustrations and many co-authored with his wife.
Dates: 1960-1970

Cornelia Meigs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0658
Abstract Children's author and Iowa's first Newbery Award winner. This collection consists of a manuscript and various clippings. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1949

Eleanor Pownall Simmons Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: msc0698
Abstract Printmaker and artist, Simmons wrote and illustrated a number of books for children.
Dates: 1960-1970

Frances Lynch McGuire Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0652
Scope and Contents Wagon to a Star, a collection of stories about life on an Adair County farm in the 1870s.
Dates: -

Gladys Denny Shultz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0692
Abstract Editor with Better Homes and Gardens and The Ladies' Home Journal and author of biographies. Typescript of her Jenny Lind (1962).
Dates: -

Henry Gregor Felsen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0601
Abstract Novelist, story writer and author of children's books, including Hot Rod, a best-seller for 30 years. Correspondence and literary manuscripts.
Dates: 1942-1970

James M. Wallace Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0483
Abstract Notebooks of a collector of children's books, artwork, and other items by children's author Marguerite de Angeli.
Dates: 1933-1989

Jeanette Eyerly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0599
Abstract Author of books for young adults from More Than a Summer Love, (1962), with a special concern for mental health. Correspondence, notes, various drafts, promotional material, etc., of her many books for adolescents.
Dates: 1925-1994

Keith Robertson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0684
Abstract Subject files documenting Robertson's literary career, including typescript drafts of Henry Reed's Big Show (1958) and The Crow and the Castle (1967). There are also folders of correspondence, research, royalty statements, etc., all relating to the writing and publishing of his children's books and short stories. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1941-1991

Lois Baker Muehl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0665
Abstract Manuscripts and correspondence related to her books for children including My Name Is-- (1959) and Hidden Year of Devlin Bates (1967).
Dates: 1962-1984

Marcus Bach Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0560
Abstract Religion professor and writer. Early typescript drafts of six of his books, including The Dream Gate and Report to Protestants.
Dates: 1948-1995

Marjorie Medary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0657
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents of editor and author of books for young adults, Marjorie Medary. This collection drafts and other materials relating to Prairie Printer (a sequel to Buckeye Boy), about a pioneer northeast Iowa newspaperman; Orange Winter, about Florida in the 1870's; College in Crinoline and Prairie Anchorage, both of which have pioneer settings, and some other works.
Dates: 1930 - 1950

Mary Huiskamp Calhoun

 Collection
Identifier: msc0577
Abstract Well-known children's author. This collection consists of several versions of her manuscript for Magic in the Alley. Iowa Author Ms.
Dates: 1964-1968

Nancy Veglahn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0713
Abstract Author of numerous books for young adults, many on science subjects. Collection includes manuscripts and correspondence about, among other titles, Follow the Golden Goose (1971) and Coils, Magnets and Rings (1976).
Dates: 1964-1976

Pamela Walker Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: msc0717
Abstract Teacher and novelist. Author of Twyla (1973, 1976), a book for young adults. Three drafts, related correspondence.
Dates: 1971-1973

Phil Stong Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: msc0705
Abstract Iowa author best remembered for State Fair (film scripts dated 1945, 1961 and 1962 are here), Stong also wrote several books for children, including The Adventures of "Horse" Barnsby and Hirum the Hillbilly. Both of these, and others, are represented in this collection.
Dates: 1945-1961

Ruth Cromer Weir Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: msc0722
Scope and Contents There are no contents, the information for this collection has been moved to the Iowa Author’s Manuscript Collection, MsC0869.
Dates: 1948 - 1968