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Janette Sebring Lowrey Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1996

Scope and Contents

The collection contains written production material for two titles, The Silver Dollar and Six Silver Spoons, and includes corrected typescripts and corrected proofs.


  • Creation: circa 1940-1970


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

Janette Sebring Lowrey was born March 2, 1892, in Orange, Texas. She became a high school English teacher, and a writer of children's books. She is best known for writing the Little Golden Book The Poky Little Puppy. She died in 1986.

Biographical Source:

"Janette Sebring Lowrey." Something About the Author. Vol. 43. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1986.


2 folders

Language of Materials



The collection contains written production material for two titles written by Janette Sebring Lowrey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Janette Sebring Lowrey.

Related Materials

See the Barbara Latham Papers for illustrative material related to The Silver Dollar.

Janette Sebring Lowrey Papers, circa 1940-1970
Jim Eyer
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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