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Elizabeth Marie Pope Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1763

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a corrected typescript and proof for the Newbery Honor book The Perilous Gard, by Elizabeth Marie Pope.


  • 1973-1975, undated


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

Elizabeth Marie Pope was born May 1, 1917 in Washington D.C. She received an A.B. Degree from Bryn Mawr College in 1940 and a Ph.D. from John Hopkins University in 1944. She was a professor of English and the subjects of her books are in some way connected to history and are celebration of the power of intelligence. She died in 1992.

Biographical Source:

"Elizabeth Marie Pope (1917-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 38. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1985.


2 folders

Language of Materials



The collection contains written material related to one published young adult novel by Elizabeth Marie Pope.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mary Pope Cheney (sister of Elizabeth Marie Pope).
Elizabeth Marie Pope Papers, 1973-1975, undated
Lois Steer
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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

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library