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Mary Q. Steele Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1887

Scope and Contents

The collection contains corrected typescripts and proofs for six children's books by Mary Q. Steele.

Dates

  • circa 1969-circa 1979

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.

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.

Biographical Source:

"Mary Q. Steele."Something About the Author. Vols. 72. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1992.

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains production material for six books by Mary Q. Steele.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mary Q. Steele.
Title
Mary Q. Steele Papers, circa 1969-1979
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

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

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library