Marjorie Allen Papers
Scope and Contents
The Marjorie Allen papers contains written production material from two books, Changesand 100 Years of Children's Book in America: Decade by Decade. Materials include corrected typescripts, proofs, correspondence, and notes.
- 1992 - 1996
- Allen, Marjorie N. (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Marjorie Allen was born December 8, 1931, in Manchester, NH. She graduated from Smith College and was appointed as the instructor of continuing education in writing for children at the Berkshire Community College in 1976. Allen published several books for children, including The Remarkable Ride of Israel Bissel as Related by Molly the Cow(1976), Farley, Are You for Real? (1976), co-written with her son Carl, The Marble Cake Cat(1977), and One, Two, Three, Ah-Choo! (1980).
1 box (1.0 cubic foot)
Language of Materials
The Marjorie Allen papers contains written production material for two books by Allen.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by book title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Marjorie Allen in 1996.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature -- History and criticism 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
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Nature stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Stories in rhyme Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Marjorie Allen Papers, 1992-1996
- Sharlene Murphy
- October 2004
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- March 2013: Collection reprocessed by Carly Lawrence; EAD updated by Karen Spilman
Collecting Area Details
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