Jean Davies Okimoto Papers
Scope and Contents
The Jean Davies Okimoto Papers contain drafts and proofs for two young adult books by Okimoto: The Eclipse of Moonbeam Dawson and To JaeKae: Life Stinks.
- 1997 - 1999
- Okimoto, Jean Davies (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Jean Davies Okimoto was born in 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended DePauw University, the University of Washington, and Antioch College. In addition to her career as a young adult writer Okimoto worked as a psychotherapist. Her first novel for young adults, My Mother is Not Married to My Father, was published in 1979. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
"Jean Davies Okimoto (1942-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 103. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1999.
.8 Cubic Feet (2 hollinger boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material for two books written by Jean Davies Okimoto.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by book title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Jean Davies Okimoto.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Mothers and sons -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Young adult fiction, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Young adult literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jean Davies Okimoto Papers, 1997-1999
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- February 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
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