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Lucy Kavaler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-601

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts and proofs related to six non-fiction books written by Lucy Kavaler in the 1960s through the early 1980s.

Dates

  • 1966 - 1981

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

Author and editor Lucy Kavaler was born in 1923. She graduated from Oberlin College and was best known for her non-fiction titles for children and adults, including works on both history and science. She also worked for many years as a magazine editor. Kavaler died in October 2010.

Information from obituary: New York Times, Nov. 1, 2010.

Extent

1.65 Cubic Feet (2 boxes [1 record carton and 1 hollinger box])

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains typescripts and proofs for non-fiction books written by Lucy Kavaler.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by published title.

Accession Information:

Gift of Lucy Kavaler
Title
Lucy Kavaler Papers, 1966-1981
Status
Completed
Author
Jim Eyer, Updated By: Ruth Paloma
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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