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Alison Morgan Collection

Identifier: CLRC-1014

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.


  • 1973 - 1975


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

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, where her family has roots going back to the middle nineteenth century. She became an English teacher, and Justice of the Peace, as well as an author of children's books. Family roots, and personal development, are important to her, and this is reflected in her books, where plot is oftne subordinate the development of her characters. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, Vols. 30, 85


.8 Cubic Feet (2 hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection contains production material for the American editions of three titles written by Alison Morgan.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alison Morgan
Alison Morgan Collection, 1973-1975
Jim Eyer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library