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Beverly Cleary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1019

Scope and Contents

The Beverly Cleary Papers contain a typescript and proof for the book Ramona and Her Father, as well as correspondence, some biographical marketing material, and a St. Nicholas League pin. The bulk of the correspondence is with illustrators Louis and Lois Darling, as well as a small amount with Beth and Joe Krush.

Dates

  • 1959-1979, undated

Creator

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 Sketch

Noted children's author, Beverly Cleary, was born in McMinnville, Oregon in 1916. She attended the University of California at Berkley and the University of Washington. She worked as a librarian until she began her career as a writer in 1950. She has won numerous awards for her books, notably the Ramona books.

Biographical source: Something About the Author, vol. 121, p. 50-62.

Extent

2 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The collection contains production material regarding one title by author Beverly Cleary, as well as correspondence and other miscellaneous material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Beverly Cleary.

Related Materials

See the Louis Darling Papers for illustrative material related to titles written by Beverly Cleary.

Creator

Title
Beverly Cleary Papers, 1959-1979, undated
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library