Georgess McHargue Papers
Scope and Contents
The Georgess McHargue papers contains typescripts, proofs, and related material for the children's book The Impossible Peope, an examination of popular creatures from folklore.
- Copyright: 1971 - 1972
- McHargue, Georgess (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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
Georgess McHargue was born in 1941 in Norwalk, Conneticut and earned a BA from Radcliffe College. She worked at various staff positions in publishing houses before beginning her writing career. Her first book The Beasts of Never: a History Natural and Un-natural of Monsters Mythological and Magical, was published in 1968. She has published both fiction and nonfiction, and many of her works deal with folklore, occult, and paranomral topics. She lived in Massachusetts prior to her death in 2011.
"Georgess McHargue (1941-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 77. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1994.
.4 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material for one children's book written by Georgess McHargue.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Georgess McHargue.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fairies -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Folklore -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Georgess McHargue Papers, 1971-1972
- Jim Eyer
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- May 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
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