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Emily Crofford Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1361

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the manuscript material from three titles published between 1980 to 1991. It includes; dummies, corrected typescript, holographs, and correspondence.


  • undated, 1980-1991


Language of Materials

Collection materials 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.


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

Emily Crofford was born in Lake Providence, Louisiana in 1927. She worked as a newspaper reporter and editor before her marriage and after her children were grown. She published her first children's book in 1981, A Matter of Pride.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , vol. 61, pp. 55-56.


1 box (0.4 cubic feet)


This collection consists of manuscript material including dummies, corrected typescript, holographs, and correspondence related to three titles published between 1981-1991.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Crofford, Emily
Emily Crofford papers undated, 1980-1991
CLRC staff
November 2004
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Collecting Area Details

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