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Alice Low Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1998
The Alice Low papers contain production material for children's books written by Alice Low, including typescripts, proofs, correspondence, and related material.


  • circa 1966-2004


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


3.75 Cubic Feet (3 record cartons)


The collection includes written production material for children's books written by author Alice Low.

Biographical Sketch

Alice Low was born June 5, 1926, in New York, NY. Her mother was a children's book author under the pseuydonym Ann Todd. Alice Low became a writer and producer of educational filmstrips, a writer, editor, and anthologist. She has received several awards and honors for her work. She has written fiction, non-fiction, and poetry for children and young adults. Her writings, especially those for younger readers, are known for humorous plots and fanciful characters.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, Vols. 11, 76

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alice Low


Alice Low Papers, circa 1966-2004
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • January 2018: Collection reprocessed by Ellen Sugg and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area

Part of the Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library