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Alice E. Christgau Papers

Identifier: CLRC-945

Scope and Contents

The collection includes corrected typescripts and proofs, as well as general correspondence related to three children's books published between 1965 and 1968.


  • 1964 - 1979


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

Alice Christgau was born in 1902 in Minnesota. She attended Mankato State College and the University of Minnesota. In addition to being a writer, Christgau worked as a teacher in Minnesota and California. Her first book Runaway to Glory was published in 1965.

Biographical Source:

"Alice Erickson Christgau (1902-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 13. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1978.


.8 Cubic Feet (2 hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection includes production material for three children's books published between 1965 and 1968.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by publication title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection is a gift from Alice E. Christgau given in 1972.

Alice E. Christgau, 1964-1979, undated
Leslie Czechowski and CLRC staff
July 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • October 2013: Collection reprocessed by Victoria Rieck; EAD updated by Kate Dietrick
  • February 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library