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Joice M. NanKivell Loch Collection

Identifier: CLRC-882

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts for two children's books on Greek folklore by Joice NanKivell Loch, Tales of Christophilos and More Christophilos.


  • Creation: circa 1954-1959


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

Joice NanKivell Loch was an author, journalist, and humanitarian. She was born in Australia in 1887. She went to Europe with her husband Sydney Loch as aid workers during during both World Wars, working with refugees in Poland and Greece. She received awards for her work during World War I, as well as her efforts during World War II to save Polish Jewish children from the Nazis. In 1972 she was made an Member of the Order of the British Empire. Loch died in 1982.


2 folders

Language of Materials



Joice Nankivell's papers focus on her work as an author of children's books. The collection contains production material for two children's books published in 1954 and 1959.

Joice M. NanKivell Loch Collection, circa 1954-1959
Christine Schonhart
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Revision Statements

  • February 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library