Nardi Reeder Campion Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection includes research a corrected typescript for a juvenile biography about the founder of the Shakers, Mother Ann Lee, called Ann the Word, written by Nardi Reeder Campion.
- Creation: circa 1976
- Campion, Nardi Reeder (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
Nardi Reeder Campion was born in 1917 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She attended Wellesley College, graduating in 1938, before briefly teaching high school English in Virginia. She wrote books and articles for encyclopedias and magazines, and her 1951 book Bringing Up the Brass was adapted as the film The Long Grey Line, starring Tyrone Power in 1953. Her children's books included biographies about Kit Carson, Patrick Henry, and Mother Ann Lee. Campion died in 2007.
"Nardi Reeder Campion (1917-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 22. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1981.
Language of Materials
The collection includes a typescript related to one biography written by Nardi Reeder Campion.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Nardi Reeder Campion, via Little, Brown and Company.
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Genre / Form
- Nardi Reeder Campion Collection, circa 1976
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- May 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