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Beatrice (Bea Exner) Liu Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-2010

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts for Little Wu and the Watermelons, written by Beatrice Liu.

Dates

  • circa 1954

Creator

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

Beatrice Liu was born in Northfield, MN and attended Carleton College. From 1935 to 1945 she lived in China and married a Chinese economist, before returning to Minnesota after World War II. In addition to her children's book Little Wu and the Watermelons, Liu published a memoir of her time in China titled Remembering China, 1935-1945, under the name Bea Exner Liu.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains typescripts for one title by Beatrice Liu.

Accession Information:

Gift of Beatrice Liu.
Title
Beatrice Liu Papers, circa 1954
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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 Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library