Patricia Lauber Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains production material for non-fiction children's books written by Patricia Lauber, primarily typescripts, proofs, and some correspondence and related material. The titles were published between the 1950s and the year 2000.
- Creation: 1955 - 2000
- Lauber, Patricia (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
Patricia Lauber was born February 5, 1924 in New York, NY. She graduated from Wellesley College in 1945 and worked for many years as a writer and editor for various magazines. In 1954, Patricia Lauber published her first book for children, Magic Up Your Sleeve. She has written nonfiction books on a variety of topics for children. She has also written works of fiction beginning with Clarence, the TV Dogin 1955. She was awarded a Newbery Honor Book citation for Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens(1986) in 1987. She received the Kerlan Award in 2000.
"Patricia (Grace) Lauber (1924-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 75. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1994.
3.75 Cubic Feet (3 boxes [2 record cartons, 1 hollinger box])
Language of Materials
Patricia Lauber's papers focus on her work as an author of children's non-fiction books and contain typescripts and related production material for works written by Lauber.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Patricia Lauber.
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Genre / Form
- Animals -- Juvenile literature
- Authors, American -- 20th century
- Children's stories, American
- Dinosaurs -- Juvenile literature
- Earth (Planet) -- Juvenile literature
- Ecology -- Juvenile literature
- Habitat (Ecology) -- Juvenile literature
- Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature
- Paleontology -- Juvenile literature
- Science -- Juvenile literature
- Solar system -- Juvenile literature
- Patricia Lauber Papers, 1955-2000
- David Byer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- July 2019: Collection reprocessed by Ellen Sugg and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library