Margaret Pitcairn Strachan Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a corrected typescript and corrected proof for the novel Cabins with Window Boxes, by Strachan.
- 1963 - 1964
- Strachan, Margaret Pitcairn (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
Margaret Pitcairn Strachan was born November 13, 1908, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She worked as a reporter, editor, and teacher of writing, among other things, in addition to her own writing.
"Margaret Pitcairn Strachan." Something About the Author. Vol. 14. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1978.
Language of Materials
The collection contains production material for one children's book by Margaret Pitcairn Strachan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Margaret Pitcairn Strachan.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Motels -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Margaret Pitcairn Strachan Papers, 1963-1964
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- February 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
- July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library