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Alexander and Alison Gode Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1285
The Alexander and Alison Gode papers contain materials related to the English translation of the book Pulga (originally published as De Adjudant van de Vrachtwagen in Dutch by S.T. Van Iterson. The collection primarily holds editorial correspondence, as well as a photocopy of the original Dutch text, as well as a chapter sample translation.

Dates

  • 1969 - 1973

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.

Extent

1 folder

Overview

Contains correspondence and material related to a translation of a Dutch children's book into English by Alison and Alexander Gode.

Biographical Sketch

Alexander Gode von Aesch (Gode is pronounced Go'-dah) was born October 30, 1906, in Bremen, Germany. He came to the United States, where he became an editor of linguistic works, and a translator. Most of his original writings are on science topics. He died August 10, 1970. His wife, Alison, worked with him on translations, acting as scribe while they translated Pulga.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alison Gode

Creator

Title
Alexander and Alison Gode Papers
Status
completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2004
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • November 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area

Part of the Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library