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Bronson Potter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1769

Scope and Contents

The collection contains written material for six books by Bronson Potter, written in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including typescripts and proofs.

Dates

  • circa 1964-circa 1972

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

Bronson Potter was an inventor and author of children's books. He was born in 1930 and graduated from Harvard University in 1950 before serving in the Korean War. He was an engineer, inventor, and writer. He lived in Mason, New Hampshire prior to his death in 2004.

Biographical Source:

Bronson M. Potter obituary. The Boston Globe. August 6, 2004.

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Bronson Potter's papers contain materials for six children's books written by Potter.

Arrangement

Finding Aid arranged alphabetically by title

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Bronson Potter
Title
Bronson Potter Papers, circa 1964-1972
Status
Completed
Author
Lois Steer
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 Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library