Clara Gillow Clark Papers
Scope and Contents
The Clara Gillow Clark Papers contain typescripts, correspondence, a journal, and additional material related to the writing of the children's chapter book Nellie Bishop.
- 1993 - 1996
- Clark, Clara Gillow (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
Clara Gillow Clark was born in 1951 in Lookout, Pennsylvania. After marriage and children, she went to college in her thirties and became a writer. Her first novel, Annie's Choice, inspired by her mother being denied the chance to attend high school, was published in 1993. Her second novel, Nellie Bishop, was inspired by her great grandmother's childhood. Clark lives in Pennsylvania.
Biographical source: "Clara Gillow Clark (1951-)." Something About the Author./emph> Vol. 254. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2014.
.4 Cubic Feet (1 hollinger box)
Language of Materials
Contains production material related to one chapter book by author Clara Gillow Clark.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Clara Clark Gillow.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Young adult fiction, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Young adult literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Clara Gillow Clark Papers, 1993-1996
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- March 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library