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Jessie Brewer McGaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-912

Scope and Contents

The collection contains production material for 1 title, and includes a typescript, correspondence, carbon notes, xerox notes, pencil sketches, and thermofax copies of pictographs.

Dates

  • 1958

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access and Use:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is 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.

Biographical Sketch

Jessie Brewer McGaw was born October 17, 1913 in Montgomery County, Tenn. She became a high school Latin teacher, and eventually taught history at the university level. The first juvenile she wrote was to encourage her own son to read. She wrote about his favorite subject -- Indians. As a language major she became interested in the sign language and pictographs used by the Plains Indians.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 10

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (1 folder -- written; 1 box -- illustrative)

Abstract

The collection contains production material for 1 title, and includes a typescript, correspondence, carbon notes, xerox notes, pencil sketches, and thermofax copies of pictographs.

Arrangement

Painted Pony Runs Away; as Little Elk tells it in Indian picture writing, 1958

Physical Location

See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations

Accession Information:

Gift of: McGaw, Jessie Brewer
Title
Jessie Brewer McGaw Papers
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
6-29-04
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

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