Walter and Marion (Boyd) Havinghurst Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a draft and correspondence for the Newbery Honor-winning novel Song of the Pines: A Story of Norwegian Lumbering in Wisconsin, a historical book about Norwegian immigrants and the logging industry in Wisconsin.
- 1947 - 1950
- Havighurst, Marion, 1894-1974 (Person)
- Havighurst, Walter, 1901-1994 (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
Walter (Edwin) Havighurst was born in 1901 and died in 1994. He was a writer, critic, and a professor of English at Miami University. Marion (Boyd) Havighurst was born in 1894 and died in 1974. She was a writer and poet, and co-wrote serveral books with Walter.
Language of Materials
The Walter and Marion Havighurst papers contains production material related to one juvenile book written by the Havighursts.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Wisconsin -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Loggers -- Wisconsin -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Norwegian Americans -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Walter and Marion (Boyd) Havighurst Papers, 1947-1950
- Elizabeth Langley
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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