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Ida Luttrell Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1992

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts, correspondence, and page proofs related to the production of Milo's Toothache, written by Ida Luttrell.


  • 1987 - 1994


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

Ida Luttrell was born April 18, 1934, in Laredo, Texas. She grew up on a ranch, where she learned the companionship of animals, and these early experiences are reflected in much of her writing for younger children. She has been given awards and honors for her work. Before turning to writing she worked as a lab technician and bacteriologist.

Biographical Sources:

"Ida Luttrell." Something About the Author. Vol. 35, 40, 91. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1984, 1985, 1997.


2 folders

Language of Materials



The collection contains written production material for one title by Ida Luttrell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ida Luttrell.

Ida Luttrell Papers, 1987-1994
Jim Eyer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • January 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