Lee Kingman Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains written production materials, including drafts, proofs, correspondence, research, and notes, for four children's books written by Lee Kingman in the 1960s and early 1970s.
- Creation: 1962 - 1973
- Kingman, Lee (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
(Mary) Lee Kingman was born October 6, 1919, in Reading, Massassachusetts and attended Colby Junior College before earning her BA from Smith College in 1940.. She worked as a writer, editor, textile designer, and printer. She began writing for children when a friend asked her to do some short plays for Plays Magazine. She eventually became a children's editor at Houghton Mifflin publishing in the 1940s before beginning her career as a children's book author. In addition to writing children's books she edited several reference books for Horn Book.
"(Mary) Lee Kingman (1919-)." Something About the Author. Vols. 1 and 67. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971 and 1992.
.4 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production materials for four books written by Lee Kingman.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lee Kingman.
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Genre / Form
- Lee Kingman Papers, 1962-1973
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library