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Jean Gould and Charles Walker Collection

Identifier: CLRC-1299

Scope and Contents

The collection contains five ink illustrations by Charles Walker, a small amount of correspondence, a review from the Afro-American Newspapers, and a photograph of the author receiving an award, related to the title That Dunbar Boy, a biography of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar written by Jean Gould and illustrated by Charles Walker.


  • Creation: 1958 - 1959


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

Jean Gould was born in 1909 in Greenville, Ohio. As a writer, she was known for her juvenile biographies, primarily of other writers, including Lawrence Dunbar, Herman Melville, and Robert Frost. She died in Perrysburg, Ohio in 1993.


1 folder

Language of Materials



Contains ink illustrations, and a small amount of supplementary material related to one title by Jean Gould, illustrated by Charles Walker.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jean Gould.

Jean Gould and Charles Walker Collection, 1958-1959
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • November 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