Gloria Rand Collection
Scope and Contents
The Gloria Rand Collection contains written production material for several children's books written by Gloria Rand and illustrated by her husband, Ted Rand, including typescripts, proofs, correspondence, and related items.
- Creation: 1988 - 2003
- Rand, Gloria (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
Gloria Rand was born November 8, 1925, in San Francisco, CA. She attended school at the University of Washington and a ten-week writing course at King Country night school in Washington. Through the encouragement of her husband, the illustrator, Ted Rand, Gloria Rand ventured into a career writing children's literature. Rand's publishing debut featured Salty Dog, a young dog who's owner built sailboats and together they engaged in nautical adventures. She has written a number of books for children, all illustrated by Ted Rand.
"Gloria Rand (1925-)." Something About the Author. Volume 101. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1999.
.8 Cubic Feet (2 hollinger boxes)
Language of Materials
The Gloria Rand Collection contains written production material for several children's books written by Gloria Rand.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The majority of the materials donated by Gloria Rand. Items related to the book A Pen Pal For Max were originally given by Rand to Julie Reimer, an elementary school librarian, to use with students, who later donated the material to the collection.
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Genre / Form
- Gloria Rand Collection, 1988-2003
- Sharlene Murphy
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- March 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library