Mary Carroll Nelson Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection includes production material for three titles from a Native American biography series titled "Story of an American Indian." Material includes drafts, correspondence, notes, and research.
- Creation: 1970 - 1973
- Nelson, Mary Carroll (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
Mary Carroll Nelson was Born April 24, 1929 in College Station, Texas. She received her B.A. from Barnard College and her M.A. from the University of New Mexico. A teacher for most of her life, Nelson is also an artist and former art teacher at the Sunset Mesa School in Albuquerque. Her writings include and Native American biography series for young readers, as well as several books on art and painting.
Language of Materials
This collection includes production material for three of Mary Carroll Nelson's books in a series of Native American biographies for young people.
Collection guide arranged alphabetically by book title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mary Caroll Nelson.
- Velarde, Pablita, 1918-2006 -- Juvenile literature (Depicted, Person)
- Wauneka, Annie Dodge, 1918-1997 -- Juvenile literature (Depicted, Person)
- Martínez, María Montoya -- Juvenile literature (Depicted, Person)
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Genre / Form
- Mary Carroll Nelson Papers, 1970-1972
- Christine Schonhart
- 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
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library