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Hoover, Helen (Blackburn) and Adrian Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 714-HOOVER-UMD

Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials created by and related to the Helen and Adrian Hoover family, including materials related to Helen Hoover's career as a nature writer. Includes family ancestry, personal correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, school materials, awards, artwork, files related to Helen Hoover's writing, manuscripts, and other documents.

Dates

  • Creation: 1864-1985

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of unpublished manuscripts is retained by another institution. Consult UMD Archivist for details.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Helen Hoover was a Minnesota nature writer who published books for both children and adults. Her husband, Adrian, was an artist whose work included the illustrations in several of her books. Helen was born in Greenfield, Ohio, but spent most of her career writing from a cabin in northern Minnesota, on Gunflint Lake. Her books include: The Long-Shadowed Forest (1963), The Gift of the Deer (1966), Animals at My Doorstep (juvenile, 1966), Great Wolf and the Good Woodsman (juvenile, 1967), A Place in the Woods (1969), Animals Near and Far (juvenile, 1970), and The Years of the Forest (1973). She was also a contributor to Humpty Dumpty magazine, Defenders of Wildlife News, and other peiodicals. Hoover died in Fort Collins, Colorado, on June 30, 1984.

Extent

23 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains materials created by and related to the Helen and Adrian Hoover family, including materials related to Helen Hoover's career as a nature writer.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526