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Alex W. Bealer Papers

Identifier: CLRC-660
The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence and original art work for a single title.


  • 1957-1970


Language of Materials


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Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


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000 Linear Feet


The collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence and original art work for a single title.

Biographical Sketch

Alex W. Bealer was born in 1921 in Valdosta, GA. He received his BA at Emory University in 1942. He did graduate work at Northwestern University in 1946. He served in the US Marine Corps 1942-1945 and 1950-1952. He was a blacksmith, woodworker, advertising executive and author of books for both children and adults. His book Only the Names Remain was an ALA Notable Book. He died in Atlanta, GA in 1980. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 8, p. 6, v. 22 p. 26.

Physical Location

See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations

Accession Information:

Alex Bealer contributed material to the collection from The Picture Skin Story in 1957 and again in 1970.
Alex W. Bealer Papers
Nancy Larsen
Language of description
Description is in English

Collecting Area

Part of the Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library