Mary Q. Steele Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains corrected typescripts and proofs for six children's books by Mary Q. Steele.
- Creation: circa 1969-circa 1979
- Steele, Mary Q. (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
Mary Q. Steele was born May 8, 1922, in Chattanooga, Tenn. She married the author William O. Steele, and published her fist book under the pseudonym Wilson Gage in 1958. Throughout her long and prolific career, she wrote both picture books for young children and more complex stories for older readers. In 1970, she received a Newbery citation for Journey Outside. Mary Q. Steele died June 30, 1992.
"Mary Q. Steele."Something About the Author. Vols. 72. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1992.
1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)
Language of Materials
The collection contains production material for six books by Mary Q. Steele.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mary Q. Steele.
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Genre / Form
- Mary Q. Steele Papers, circa 1969-1979
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- April 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