Alison Morgan Collection
Scope and Contents
The Alison Morgan Collection contains production material related to the American editions of three chapter books from the 1970s by Morgan, all originally published in the UK. The items primarily consist of page proofs, as well as copies of the British editions with edits for the American printing.
- Creation: 1973 - 1975
- Morgan, Alison (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
Alison Mary Morgan was born March 2, 1930, in Bexley, Kent, England, a suburb of London, however, she has spent most of her life in Wales. She received her BA from Somerville College, Oxford, and an education certificate from the University of London, before becoming an English teacher, and later Justice of the Peace, as well as an author of children's books. Her first book Fish (published in the U.S. under the title A Boy Called Fish), was published in 1971.
"Alison (Mary) Morgan (1930-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 85. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1996.
.8 Cubic Feet (2 hollinger boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection contains production material for the American editions of three books written by Alison Morgan.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by publication title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Alison Morgan.
Genre / Form
- Alison Morgan Collection, 1973-1975
- Jim Eyer
- 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
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