Marion L. Starkey Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains written production material for the children's book The Tall Man From Boston, and includes corrected typescripts, one carbon, correspondence, and clippings.
- 1974-1975, undated
- Starkey, Marion Lena (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
Marion Lena Starkey was born April 13, 1901, in Worcester, Mass. She began writing as a child, but did not take up writing full time for many years. After working as an editor and an English professor, she became a full time writer. She is best known for writing history.
Biographical Source: "Marion Lena Starkey." Something About the Author. Vol. 13. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1978.
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material for one book by Marion L. Starkey.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Marion Lena Starkey.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Marion L. Starkey Papers, 1974-1975, undated
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- April 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid update by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library