Susan Marie Swanson Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains written material for the picture book Letter to the Lake, written by Susan Marie Swanson, and includes a manuscript, typescripts, and a page proof.
- 1997, undated
- Swanson, Susan Marie (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
Susan Marie Swanson was born outside of Chicago, Ill. where she was a frequent visitor to the local library. She attended the University of Massachusetts-Amherst where she received her Masters in English. She began writing poetry for adults, and once her children were born turned toward writing books for children. She also writes essays and reviews about children's literature.
Biographical Source: http://www.childrensliteraturenetwork.org/aifolder/aipages/ai_s/swanson.html (Accessed 2/4/2008)
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material for one children's book written by Susan Marie Swanson.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Susan Marie Swanson.
- 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
- Lakes -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Summer -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Winter -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Susan Marie Swanson Papers, 1997, undated
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
- July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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