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Doreen Rappaport literary manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8889

Scope and Contents

Collection contains the literary manuscripts of Doreen Rappaport's book, The Flight of Red Bird: The Life of Aitkala-Sa. Materials dated approximately 2012-2013.


  • approximately 2012-2013


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Doreen Rappaport literary manuscripts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L.Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Doreen Rappaport (1939-) is an author of non-fiction and multicultural children's books.

Doreen Rappaport was born in New York City. In her youth she studied the arts at the Performing Arts High School and later graduated from Brandeis University. She taught music at a Junior High and then movied to McComb, Mississippi in 1965 to teach at a Freedom School. She has earned numerous awards in literature, including The Washington Post Children's Book Guild Award. She has written over 48 non-fiction and multicultural books. She is married to Bob Rosegarten and she lives in New York City and Copake Falls.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by Doreen Rappaport, in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Doreen Rappaport; 2016.


20th Century Mormon and Western Collection Development Policy.

Processing Information

Processed; Susana Zubeldia, student manuscript processor, 2016.

Register of Doreen Rappaport literary manuscripts
Susana Zubeldia
2016 September 29
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States