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Hazel Hutchins Wilson Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1695

Scope and Contents

The collection contains corrected typescripts and proofs for two children's books by Hazel Hutchins Wilson.


  • Creation: 1960 - 1969


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

Hazel Hutchins Wilson was born on April 8, 1898 in Portland, Maine. She earned her B.A. from Bates College and a B.S. from Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts. Wilson was a professional librarian at the high school and college level and a lecturer at George Washington University, Washington, D.C. She is the author of over 15 children's books. Her most famous books are the Herbertseries, which was based upon the actions of her son and his friends. Hazel Wilson died on August 20, 1992.

Biographical Source: "Hazel (Hutchins) Wilson (1898-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 3. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971.


3 folders

Language of Materials



Contains production material for two children's books by Hazel Hutchins Wilson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Herbert's Homework materials transferred to the library by Dr. Irving Kerlan. The Years Between donated by Hazel Hutchins Wilson in 1973.

Hazel Hutchins Wilson Papers, 1960-1969
Karen Spilman
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Revision Statements

  • June 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