George A. Woods Papers
Scope and Contents
The George A. Woods Papers contains typescripts and proofs for children's novels published in the early 1970s, Catch a Killer and Vibrations.
- circa 1970-1972
- Woods, George, A. (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
George A. Woods was born on January 26, 1926 in Lake Placid, New York. He was a children's book editor for the New York Timesfrom 1963 to 1984. He also worked for the New York Times Book Reviewand New York Times Large Type Weekly. He is the author of two children's books, published in the 1970s. His book, Catch a Killer, won the 1974 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award. George Woods died on August 11, 1988.
Biographical Source: "George (Allen) Woods (1926-1988)." Something About the Author. Vol. 57. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1989.
1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)
Language of Materials
Collection contains production materials for two juvenile novels by George Woods.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of George A. Woods.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Detective and mystery stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- George A. Woods Papers, circa 1970-1972
- Karen Spilman
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- May 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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