Donald and David Rouse Papers
Scope and Contents
The Donald and David Rouse Papers contain a corrected typescript for You Can Build Your Own Sailboat, an informational book for children co-created by Donald Rouse and his twelve-year-old son David.
- circa 1965
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
Donald Rouse was an artist and graphic designer from New York. He attended the Pratt institute and the Art Center School in Los Angeles, and was head of Donald Rouse Associates. He created You Can Build Your Own Sailboat with his eldest son, David, who was twelve at the time.
Source: You Can Build Your Own Sailboat jacket copy
Language of Materials
The Donald and David Rouse Collection contains a typescript for one non-fiction children's book on sailing.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Sailboats -- Design and construction -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Donald and David Rouse Papers, circa 1965
- Sharlene Murphy
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- August 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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