Dale Fife Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains production material for juvenile titles published between 1968 and 1981. Also included is typescript, page proof, and correspondence related to "The Friendship String," published in the textbook in Tell Me How the Sun Rose.
- Creation: circa 1968-1981
- Fife, Dale (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
Children's author Dale (Odile) Hollerbach Fife was born in Toledo, Ohio, in 1901. While she wrote primarily for children, two of her books, including her first publication from 1956, Weddings in the Family, were written for adults, and she also wrote articles and short stories. Though she lived in California, Fife travelled in Europe and South America, among other places, to research for her books. Fife died in 2003.
"Dale (Odile) Fife." Something About the Author, Vol. 18. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1981.
Cabanatuan, Michael. "Dale Hollerbach Fife -- author of children's books." Obituary. SFGate. October 8, 2003. www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Dale-Hollerbach-Fife-author-of-children-s-books-2571942.php
1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)
Language of Materials
The collection contains production material for books written by Dale Fife, primarily in the 1970s.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dale Fife.
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Genre / Form
- Dale Fife Papers, circa 1968-1981
- Larry Peterson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- May 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