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Gudrun Alcock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1094

Scope and Contents

The Gudrun Alcock papers consists of written production material including typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence, and notes for two titles.

Dates

  • 1962-1972

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Access and Use

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Biographical Sketch

Gudrun Alcock was born in Stockholm, Sweden on April 18, 1908. After coming to the United States, she received her B.S. at Northwestern University in 1928. Alcock concentrated her studies in school around art, English, and advertising. She worked as a commercial layout artist at Marshall Fields, an advertising layout instructor at Northwestern University, layout preparer for Redbook, woman's section editor at the Chicago Sunand freelance author.

She is the author four children's books: Run, Westy, Run(1968), Turn the Next Corner(1969), Duffy(1972) and Dooley's Lion(1985).

Gudrun Alcock died on January 9, 2000.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author. Volume 56, 1989.

Extent

1 box (1 cubic foot)

Abstract

The Gudrun Alcock papers consists of written production material including typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence, and notes for two titles.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Gudrun Alcock between 1969 and 1973.
Title
Gudrun Alcock Papers, 1962-1972
Author
Sharlene Murphy
Date
October 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Collecting Area Details

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