Alice Low Papers
Scope and Contents
The Alice Low papers contain production material for children's books written by Alice Low, including typescripts, proofs, correspondence, and related material.
- Creation: circa 1966-2004
- Low, Alice (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
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: "Alice Low." Something About the Author, Vols. 11, 76. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1977 and 1994.
3.75 Cubic Feet (3 record cartons)
Language of Materials
The collection includes written production material for children's books written by author Alice Low.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Alice Low.
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- Alice Low Papers, circa 1966-2004
- Jim Eyer
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- January 2018: Collection reprocessed by Ellen Sugg and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
- July 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
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