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William O. Steele Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1893

Scope and Contents

The collection contains corrected typescripts for The Far Frontier and Trail Through Danger, written by William O. Steele.

Dates

  • 1959- circa 1965

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

William O. Steele was born December 22, 1917, in Franklin, Tenn, and died June 25, 1979, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He wrote children's books on pioneer history and Tennessee folklore, and received a Newbery Honor citation for The Perilous Road, as well as other awards and honors. He also wrote non-fiction.

Biographical Sources:

"William O. Steele." Something About the Author. Vol. 51. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1988.

Extent

2 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains corrected typescripts for two books by Steele.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of William O. Steele.
Title
William O. Steele, 1959- circa 1965
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • February 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