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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.


  • Creation: 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 / 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.

Biographical Sources:

"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.

Alison Morgan Collection, 1973-1975
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • March 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library