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John L. Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1118

Scope and Content

The John L. Anderson papers contains written production materials including corrected and carbon typescripts, galley proofs, dummies, correspondence, and notes.

Dates

  • 1941-1944, 1965-1968

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection materials 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

John Lonzo Anderson was born on March 1, 1905 outside of Ellijay, Georgia. He graduated from Harvard University in 1928 and married illustrator Adrienne Adams in 1935. Anderson and his wife collaborated on a number of children's books, including Bag of Smoke: The Story of the First Balloon(1942), Ponies of Mykillengi(1966), and Two Hundred Rabbits (1968).

John L. Anderson died on April 23, 1993.

Extent

1 box (1.0 cubic foot)

Abstract

The John L. Anderson papers contains written production materials including corrected and carbon typescripts, galley proofs, dummies, correspondence, and notes.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of John L. Anderson in 1968.
Title
John L. Anderson Papers, 1941-1944, 1965-1968
Author
Sharlene Murphy
Date
October 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library