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Belle Coates Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1056

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a typescript, editorial correspondence, children's correspondence, and clippings related to the children's book The Way of the Open Hand, written by Belle Coates and published in 1962.

Dates

  • 1956 - 1962

Creator

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

Belle Coates was born in Victor, Iowa in 1896 and worked as an elementary school teacher for many years. She graduated from San Diego State College in 1954 and published her first children's book, Barn Cat, in 1955.

Biographical source: Something About the Author,vol. 2, p. 64-65.

Extent

2 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The Belle Coates papers hold production material related to one children's book written by Coates.
Title
Belle Coates Papers, 1956-1962
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library