Doris Gates Papers
Scope and Contents
The Doris Gates Papers contain typescripts, correspondence, and clippings related to the title Little Vic, a children's book about horse racing written and published by Gates in 1951.
- Creation: 1948 - 1951
- Gates, Doris, 1901-1987 (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
Doris Gates was born November 26, 1901, in Mountain View, California, and died September 3, 1987, in Carmel, California. She was a librarian, educator, and author. In 1941 she received Newbery honor for Blue Willow, which was based on her work with children of migrant workers. She has also written several textbooks, and books on Greek mythology.
Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 1, 34, 54 Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 1
Language of Materials
The collection contains written material related to one children's book by Doris Gates.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Doris Gates.
- Doris Gates Papers, 1948-1951
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
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