Peg Kehret Papers
Scope and Contents
The Peg Kehret papers contain typescripts and proofs for eleven middle-grade novels written by Kehret in the 1990s and early 2000s.
- Creation: 1995 - 2006
- Kehret, Peg (Person)
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
Peg Kehret was born in November 1936 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. As a child she contracted polio, which inspire a book about her experiences titled, Small Steps. Kehret's first book for children was written in 1985, and she writes primarily middle grade novels, including mysteries and thrillers. She lives in Washington state.
1.65 Cubic Feet (2 boxes [1 record carton and 1 hollinger box])
Language of Materials
Collection contains written production materials for eleven juvenile chapter books written by Peg Kehret.
Collection arranged alphabetically by published title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Peg Kehret.
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Genre / Form
- Authors, American -- 20th century
- Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction
- Cats -- Juvenile fiction
- Children's stories, American
- Detective and mystery stories
- Fantasy fiction
- Ghost stories
- Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction
- Kidnapping -- Juvenile fiction
- Natural disasters -- Juvenile fiction
- People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction
- Poliomyelitis -- Juvenile literature
- Survival -- Juvenile fiction
- Time travel -- Juvenile fiction
- Peg Kehret Papers, 1995-2006
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- December 2019: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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