Children's literature, American
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
This subseries includes personal papers and items that were used and maintained by Dorothy Rhoads. Papers include financial records, catalogs and magazines, address books and calendars, childhood writings and papers, Rock Island phonebooks, college catalogs and information, and other personal items. The majority of the subseries is financial records, which consist of income tax files, bank records and checks, and other financial papers.
The subseries includes personal papers of Sylvanus and Frances Morley. The papers began in 1927, with their marriage, and include finances, wedding invitations, correspondence, architecture plans, and other personal papers.
Contains drafts of three different novels by Wiles that are the first three novels in the Kevin Kirk Chronicles; My Mom's a Mortician, Funeral Home Evenings, and Early-Morning Cemetery. The Buzzard Bait Motel drafts of folders 1-4 become the book draft that is in folder 5; My Mom's a Mortician. Materials dated 2002-2005.
Contains notes in preparation for and in the process of writing novels, correspondence concerning drafts and publishing of novels and articles, magazines featuring novels, and personal correspondence. Dated approximately 1998-2008.
Photographs of buildings including the Robison buildng, where Frank Rhoads worked, the home where the Rhoads family lived, 1032 2st St, Rock Island and also a home before the Rock Island home, in St Paul or east St. Louis.