Crescent Dragonwagon (Ellen Parsons) Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains corrected typescripts and proofs for the children's book Rainy Day Together, written by Crescent Dragonwagon under the name Ellen Parsons.
- Dragonwagon, Crescent (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
Ellen Parsons is a pseudonym for children's author Crescent Dragonwagon. She was born November 25, 1952 in New York, NY. She is the daughter of Maurice (a biographer) and Charlotte (a children's book writer and editor) Zolotow. Her career endeavors have included writer, chef, and teacher. She was a teenager when her first book, Rainy Day Togetherwas published.
"Crescent Dragonwagon (1952-)." Something About the Author>. Vol. 133. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2002.
Language of Materials
Contains typescripts and proofs for one title written by Crescent Dragonwagon under the pseudonym Ellen Parsons.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Crescent Dragonwagon via Harper Row
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's stories, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Mothers -- Juvenile fiction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Crescent Dragonwagon (Ellen Parsons) Papers
- Lois Steer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- November 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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