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Margaret Yatsevitch Phinney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1748

Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials for children's books and books on reading written by Margaret Yatsevich Phinney. Materials include typescripts, correspondence, contracts, proofs, and related production material.

Dates

  • 1986 - 2016

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

Margaret Yatsevich (Phinney) is the author of fiction and nonfiction books for children, including Baba Yaga. She has also published nonfiction works on reading and education.

Extent

3 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons, 1 flat box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Margaret Yatsevich Phinney's papers include publication material for children's books written by Phinney.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by published title with miscellaneous materials at the end.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection is a gift from Margaret Yatsevitch (Phinney)
Title
Margaret Yatsevitch Phinney Papers, 1986-2016
Status
Completed
Author
Lois Steer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2016: Collection reprocessed, new material added, and finding aid updated
  • October 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library