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Eth Clifford Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1021

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, as well as typescripts, galleys, and production material for 13 titles by Eth Clifford.


  • 1967-1994


Language of Materials

Collection materials in English

Restrictions on Access

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Restrictions on Use

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Biographical Sketch

Eth Clifford was born in New York City in 1915. She and her husband, David Rosenberg, started David-Stewart Publishing Company. Her first book for children was published in1959 and since that time she wrote numerous books for children and young adults. She was also known as Eth (or Ethel) Clifford Rosenberg, and as published under the name Ruth Bonn Penn, and with her husband under David Clifford. Eth Clifford died in 2003.


1 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)


This collection consists of production material for 13 works by Eth Clifford.


Materials are arranged alphabetically by publication title, with a separate series for correspondence.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Clifford, Eth
Eth Clifford Papers
Lydia Arant, Caitlin Marineau
October 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library