Linda Grant De Pauw Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a corrected typescript and proof related to the non-fiction juvenile book Founding Mothers: Women in America in the Revolutionary Era, written by Linda Grant De Pauw.
- De Pauw, Linda Grant (Person)
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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.
Born January 19, 1940 in New York City. Career as a historian: assistant professor of history, U of Virginia, 1964-65; editor-in-chief of Documentary History of the First Federal Congress, 1965 -- ; history professor, George Washington U 1966 -- . Founding Motherswas unplanned. DePauw had planned an extended bibliography on women in the American Revolution that was never published. However, it attracted the attention of the editors of Ms. Magazine who published it as a 'Story for Free Children' in 1974. Houghton Mifflin then picked up on it and asked her to make it into a book for young people to be published in time for the Bicentennial. Biographical Sources: Something About the Authorvol. 24
Language of Materials
The collection contains production material related to one non-fiction children's book written by Linda Grant De Pauw.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775 -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Linda Grant De Pauw Collection, 1975
- Jim Eyer
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