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Eleanor Reindollar Wilcox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1642

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a corrected typescript and illustration proofs for The Cornhusk Doll, a children's novel about a girl who is taken captive by the Shawnee in the 18th century, written by Eleanor Reindollar Wilcox in 1956.

Dates

  • 1956

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

Eleanor Reindollar Wilcox published two novels for children in the 1950s, The Cornhusk Doll, and Mr. Simm's Argosy. She lived in Maryland, where she variously worked at the Encoch Pratt Free Library, the Maryland Academy of Sciences, and Park School. She was married to George C. Wilcox, Jr. and had two children. She died in 2006 at age 90.

Biographical Source:

Obituary, The Baltimore Sun, February 12, 2006: articles.baltimoresun.com/2006-02-12/news/0602120113_1_wilcox-american-indian-culture-librarian.

Extent

2 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contains a corrected typescript and galley proof of illustrations for one title.
Title
Eleanor Wilcox Papers, 1956
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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