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William Wise Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1714

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts, correspondence and manuscript notes for the biography Booker T. Washington, by William Wise.

Dates

  • 1966 - 1970

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

William Wise was born on July 21, 1923 in New York City. He earned his B.A. from Yale University in 1948. He has been the author of over 30 children's books since 1956. His works have included biographies of notable historical figures, such as Charles A. Lindbergh, Booker T. Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Albert Einstein, in addition to his story books for children.

Biographical Source: "William Wise (1923-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 4. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection contain production material for one nonfiction children's book by William Wise.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of William Wise.
Title
William Wise Papers, 1966-1970
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 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