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Arvella Whitmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1638

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts and proofs for three young adult novels published by Arvella Whitmore.

Dates

  • 1985-1999

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 / Historical

Arvella Whitmore was born on March 14, 1922. She earned her B.A. in 1944 from Christian College University and her M.A. in 1947 from the University of Iowa. Arvella Whitmore has been is an author and Head of Speech and Drama Department of Marymount College in Salina, Kansas. She was the author of three young adult novels. She died in 2020.

Biographical Source: "Arvella Whitmore (1922-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 125. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2002.

Extent

.8 Cubic Feet (2 hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains production material for three books by Arvella Whitmore.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Arvella Whitmore.
Title
Arvella Whitmore Papers, 1985-1998
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • July 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library