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Charles Payzant papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1343

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of illustrations, proofs, and related printing material for the book Wakapoo and the Flying Arrows, illustrated by Charles Payzant and written by Terry Shannon.

Dates

  • circa 1963

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 Sketch

In the early 1950s, Charles Payzant wrote a book called Moko, the Circus Monkey. His wife, Terry Shannon (pseudonym of Jessie Mercer), became a writer of children's books in 1952, and he illustrated many of her works. The books they collaborated on were mostly nonfiction and were designed for the seven-to-twelve age group.

Biographical Source:

"Charles Payzant." Something About the Author, Vol. 21. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1980.

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of illustrative material for one book illustrated by Charles Payzant.

Title
Charles Payzant papers, circa 1963
Status
Completed
Author
Larry Peterson, December 2004
Date
12/7/2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • September 2021: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library