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Marion L. Starkey Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1886

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


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.


1 folder

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.

Related Materials

Illustrative material available in the Charles Mikolaycak Papers.

Marion L. Starkey Papers, 1974-1975, undated
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

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

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library