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George Laycock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1659

Scope and Contents

The George Laycock Papers contain typescripts, proofs, and related production material for published juvenile works, primarily non-fiction books about animals and nature, written by Laycock.

Dates

  • 1964 - 1980

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 Sketch

George Edwin Laycock was born May 29, 1921, in Zanesville Ohio. He received B.S. from Ohio State University in 1947. His career began as associate editor of Farm Quarterlyfrom 1947-1951. He began free-lance writing in 1951. An accomplished photographer, he illustrated much of his own writing. His writings deal with animals and nature, and he often contributed to Audubon, Field and Stream, Sports Afield, Boy's Life,and Exploring.

Source: "George (Edwin) Laycock (1921-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 5. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971.

Extent

2.5 Cubic Feet (2 record cartons)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains typescripts and proofs related to works written by George Laycock.

Arrangement

Collection guide arranged alphabetically by published title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of George Laycock.

Title
George Laycock Papers, 1964-1980
Status
Completed
Author
David E Byer
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • October 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library