Eleanor Reindollar Wilcox Papers
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.
- Wilcox, Eleanor Reindollar (Person)
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.
Obituary, The Baltimore Sun, February 12, 2006: articles.baltimoresun.com/2006-02-12/news/0602120113_1_wilcox-american-indian-culture-librarian.
Language of Materials
Collection contains a corrected typescript and galley proof of illustrations for one title.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Shawnee Indians -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Eleanor Wilcox Papers, 1956
- Karen Spilman
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- July 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library