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Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1742

Scope and Contents

The collection contains manuscript a typescript and proof sheets for While the Moon Shines Bright: A Bedtime Chant.

Dates

  • 1981

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

Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson was born in Walla Walla, WA, on May 8, 1939 and received a B.A. from Washington State University and an M.A. from Columbia University. She has written six books for children. The first, I Have a Sister -- My Sister is Deaf, was published in 1977. She lives in New Mexico.

Biographical Source:

"Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson (1939-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 159. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2005.

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of production material for While the Moon Shines Bright: A Bedtime Chant, written by Peterson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson, via Harper & Row
Title
Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson Papers, 1981
Status
Completed
Author
Larry Peterson
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library