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Linda Grant DePauw Collection

Identifier: CLRC-364

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a corrected typescript and proof related to the nonfiction juvenile book Founding Mothers: Women in America in the Revolutionary Era, written by Linda Grant De Pauw.


  • Creation: 1975


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

Historian Linda Grant DePauw was born January 19, 1940 in New York City. She earned her BA from Swarthmore College in 1961 and a PhD in 1964 from Johns Hopkins University. She worked as a professor of history at George Washington University until her retirement, specializing in military and women's history. Her children's book Founding Mothers was published in 1975, based on an article she had written for Ms. Magazine She lives in Maryland.

Biographical sources:

"Linda Grant DePauw (1940-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 24. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1981.

"Linda Grant DePauw." LinkedIn. Accessed September 2022.


2 folders

Language of Materials



The collection contains production material related to one nonfiction children's book written by Linda Grant DePauw.

Linda Grant DePauw Collection, 1975
Jim Eyer
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Revision Statements

  • July 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • September 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library