Irene Hunt Papers
Scope and Contents
The Irene Hunt Papers contain corrected typescripts and proofs related to five novels written for young people by author Irene Hunt.
- Creation: circa 1964-circa 1980
- Hunt, Irene (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
Irene Hunt was born May 18, 1907. She attended the University of Illinois, graduating in 1939. Ms. Hunt later attended the University of Minnesota, receiving a M.A. in 1946. She taught for many years at the secondary and college level and began writing for children and young adults in the 1960s. Best known for her historical fiction, Hhe published her first book, Across Five Aprils, in 1964, which received a Newbery Honor. Hunt died in Illinois in 2001.
.8 Cubic Feet (2 hollinger boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection contains typescripts and proofs related to juvenile novels written by Irene Hunt.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Irene Hunt.
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Genre / Form
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile fiction
- United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 -- Juvenile fiction
- Irene Hunt Papers, circa 1964-circa 1980
- Christina Cowan
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- August 2018: 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