Miriam Clark Potter Collection
Scope and Contents
The materials contained in the collection are for two books by Miriam Potter and one possible magazine story. Included in the collection are galley proof, watercolor and ink illustrator's dummy with typescript, and ink illustration.
- Creation: circa 1947-circa 1958
- Potter, Miriam Clark, 1886-1965 (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.
Miriam Clark Potter was born in 1886 in Minneapolis, MN. She received a B.A. Degree in 1909 from the University of MN. In 1910, she married Zenas L. Potter. Ms. Potter was a juvenile writer and illustrator of her own books for Lippincott Publishers. Her husband helped her illustrate some of her books. She died in January, 1965.
"Miriam Clark Potter (1886-1965)." Something About the Author. Vol. 3. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971.
Language of Materials
Miriam Clark Potter's papers contain materials from two books and one possible magazine story created by Potter.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to Dr. Irvin Kerlan, who then gave it to the University of Minnesota.
translation missing: en.enumerations.subject_term_type.Topical
Genre / Form
- Miriam Clark Potter Collection, circa 1947-circa 1958
- Lois Steer, April 2005
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 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