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David Adler Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1081

Scope and Contents

The David Adler papers contains written production material for one title from 1997, illustration copies and corrected proof from the book Hiding From the Nazis.


  • Creation: 1996, undated


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

Born in 1947, author and editor David Adler was educated at Queens College of the City University of New York and New York University (completing his MBA in 1971). He began a career as a math teacher before taking on writing and editing full time in 1977. Adler has written dozens of books in a variety of genres, from picture books to riddle books, biographies to adventure series, and many nonfiction works. From 1978 to 1990 he also was an editor at the Jewish Publication Society. He lives in New York.

Biographical source:

"David A. Adler (1947-)." Something About the Author. Volume 106. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1999.


1 folders

Language of Materials



The David Adler Collection contains illustration photocopies and a corrected page proof for one children's book.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David Adler.

David Adler Papers, 1996, undated
Sharlene Murphy
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Revision Statements

  • 2016: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated
  • February 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library