Margaret Yatsevitch Phinney Papers
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.
- Creation: 1986 - 2016
- Phinney, Margaret Yatsevitch (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
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.
3 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons, 1 flat box)
Language of Materials
Margaret Yatsevich Phinney's papers include publication material for children's books written by Phinney.
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)
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Genre / Form
- Authors, American -- 20th century
- Baba Yaga (Legendary character) -- Juvenile fiction
- Children's stories, American
- City and town life -- Juvenile fiction
- Ecology -- Juvenile literature
- Fairy Tales
- Folklore -- Russia
- Ghouls and ogres -- Juvenile fiction
- Goblins -- Juvenile fiction
- Habitat (Ecology) -- Juvenile literature
- Picture books
- Reading disability -- Juvenile literature
- Underground ecology -- Juvenile literature
- Witches -- Juvenile fiction
- Margaret Yatsevitch Phinney Papers, 1986-2016
- Lois Steer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 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
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library