Mary Jane Carr Papers
Scope and Contents
The Mary Jane Carr papers contain a corrected typescript for the children's book Young Mac of Fort Vancouver, written by Carr and published in 1940.
- circa 1940
- Carr, Mary Jane, 1895-1988 (Person)
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Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Mary Jane Carr was born in Portland, Oregon and attended St. Mary's College in her home state. She was the associate editor of the Catholic Sentinel for several years and then worked at the Oregonian before writing children's books. Her first book for children was Children of the Covered Wagon. Carr died in 1988 at age 92.
"Mary Jane Carr." Something About the Author. Vols. 2 and 55. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971 and 1989.
Obituary. Orlando Sentinel. January 6, 1988. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-1988-01-07-0010060015-story.html
Language of Materials
The collection contains typescript and notes for one children's book written by Mary Jane Carr.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mary Jane Carr.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Cree Indians -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fur traders -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Mary Jane Carr Papers, circa 1940
- Leslie Czechowski
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- 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
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