Elisabeth Benson Booz Papers
Scope and Contents
Contains typescripts related to the children's book The Seal of Jai, written by Elisabeth Benson Booz and published in 1968.
- Creation: circa 1968
- Booz, Elisabeth Benson (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Elisabeth Benson Booz was born in 1925 to American parents in London. She moved to the United States with the outbreak of World War II, where she completed her schooling, graduating in 1946 from the University of California, Berkeley, before earning a Master's degree from the University of Geneva, Switzerland. She met and married American Paul Booze while living in Europe, and they spent the next several decades living in countries around the world. Beginning in the 1980s she split her time between the United States and France. In addition to several children's books, Booz was an artist, teacher, and journalist, and raised several children. She died in 2016.
Source: "Elisabeth B. Booz." Obituary. Roy W. Barber Funeral Home. http://www.barberfhlaytonsville.com/obits/obituary.php?id=623851
Language of Materials
Contains typescripts related to one children's book written by Elisabeth Booz.
- Elisabeth Benson Booz Papers, circa 1968
- Nancy Larsen
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- January 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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