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Betty Levin Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1960

Scope and Contents

Contains typescripts, proofs, and related material for books by Betty Levin, as well as personal and professional papers, including correspondence, teaching materials, awards, and other materials.


  • circa 1973-2007


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

Betty Levin was born September 10, 1927 in New York City. She earned degrees from the University of Rochester and Radcliffe College. In addition to her writing, Levin owns a sheep farm in Lincoln, Massachusetts, and also raised sheepdogs.


"Betty Levin." Something About the Author. Vol. 201. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2010.


11.25 Cubic Feet (9 record cartons)

Language of Materials



Contains production material related to works by Betty Levin, as well as personal and professional papers.


The collection is arranged in the following series:

  1. Publications
  2. Reviews of Betty Levin's Books
  3. Unpublished Work
  4. Correspondence
  5. Teaching
  6. Lectures
  7. Conferences
  8. Organizations
  9. Awards
  10. Personal

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Betty Levin.

Betty Levin Papers, circa 1973-2007
CLRC staff
June 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • June 2017: Collection reprocessed by Ellen Sugg and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • March 2020: New material added and finding aid updated by Sara Williams.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library