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Philip Ressner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1305

Scope and Contents

The Philip Ressner Papers contain corrected typescripts and proofs for three children's books written by Ressner.

Dates

  • circa 1963-1978

Creator

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

Phillip Ressner was an American author and editor born in 1922 in Brooklyn. During his editorial career, Ressner worked for Harper & Row, Harcourt Brace, and Scientific American. His first children's book August Explains, was published in 1963. He died in 2006.

Source: Obituary, The New York Times, January 17, 2006.

Extent

3 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Philip Ressner Papers contains written production material for three children's titles published from 1963 to 1979.

Accession Information:

Gift of Philip Ressner via Harper & Row
Title
Philip Ressner Papers, circa 1963-1978
Status
Completed
Author
Sharlene Murphy
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library