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Annabel and Edgar Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-576

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts, proofs, and some additional production material for over a dozen titles for children and young adults written by authors Annabel and Edgar Johnson.

Dates

  • circa 1963-1990

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 Sketch

Annabel (Jones) Johnson was born June 18, 1921, in Kansas City, Missouri. She began writing in 1957, and wrote mainly in collaboration with her husband, Edgar Johnson. Edgar Johnson was born October 12, 1912, in Washoe Montana, and died December 2, 1990. They initially focused on novels set in the Old West. As time passed they shifted their focus more toward the present era.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 72

Extent

2.9 Cubic Feet (3 boxes [2 record cartons and 1 hollinger box])

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains written production materials for books written by Annabel and Edgar Johnson.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by published title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Annabel and Edgar Johnson
Title
Annabel and Edgar Johnson Papers, circa 1963-1990
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer
Date
2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • December 2019: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library