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Marjorie Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1109

Scope and Content

The Marjorie Allen papers contains written production material from two titles, Changesand 100 Years of Children's Book in America: Decade by Decade. Materials include corrected typescripts, front matter, page proofs, jacket proofs, correspondence and notes.

Dates

  • 1992-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Access and Use

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Biographical Sketch

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 has published five 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). She also serves as a children's book reviewer.

Extent

1 box (1.0 cubic foot)

Abstract

The Marjorie Allen papers contains written production material including corrected typescripts, front matter, page proofs, jacket proofs, correspondence and notes for two titles.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Marjorie Allen in 1996
Title
Marjorie Allen Papers, 1992-1996
Author
Sharlene Murphy
Date
October 2004
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

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