James S. Tippett Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a corrected typescript, text paste-ups, and corrected proofs for Crickety Cricket!: The Best-Loved Poems of James S. Tippett, published posthumously in 1973.
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
Writer and educator James Sterling Tippett was born in Memphis, Missouri in 1885. He was a respected public school teacher, principal and school superintendent, eventually becoming a visiting lecturer at the University of North Carolina from 1939 to 1958. In 1927 he began writing books for children that recaptured his childhood days on a Missouri farm and other childhood experiences. He died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1958.
Biographical source: "James S(terling) Tippett (1885-1958)." Something About the Author. Vol. 66. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1991.
Language of Materials
Collection contains production material for one collection of poems by James S. Tippett.
- James S. Tippett Collection, 1973
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- August 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