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Children's literature, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Album duplicate photographs

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains photographs that are mostly duplicates of the photographs in the albums.
Dates: 1881-1986

Dorothy Rhoads correspondence, 1888-1986

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of Dorothy Rhoads with family members and close friends. An extensive amount of correspondence is between Dorothy and her sister, Frances. The bulk of the correspondence is from 1915 to 1955, after Dorothy went to college and later after Frances got married and moved. Some correspondence is related Dorothy's parents and their courtship years, dating from 1888 to 1910. There is also correspondence related to the professional...
Dates: 1888-1986

Dorothy Rhoads personal papers, 1903-1986

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1903-1986

Dorothy Rhoads writings and drafts, 1908-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Subseries includes journals with writings, short story files with notes and newspaper clippings, typed drafts, and various versions of articles. There are early writings from childhood, high school, and college years, including class assigments. The majority of the subseries is composed of short story files and newspaper clippings, dating between 1925 and 1955. In addition, there are also multiple drafts and published copies of three children's books: Dorita, The Corn Grows Ripe, and The Story...
Dates: 1908-1970

Kenneth Pike ephemera, 2011-2012

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233653309], Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8216 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains a promotional bookmark for Jacob's Journal of Doom. Dated 2011-2012.
Dates: 2011-2012

Kenneth Pike manuscripts for Jacob's Journal of Doom, 2011-2012

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233653309], Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 8216 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains manuscripts with author's notes for Jacob's Journal of Doom. Dated 2011-2012.
Dates: 2011-2012

Morley family negatives

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains papers from the Rhoads and Morley families, including correspondence, writings, notes, drafts, journals, pictures, scrapbooks, and other personal papers. Collection includes portraits of Franklin Koons and Frances May Cook Rhoads and their daughters Dorothy and Frances, as well poetry, short stories and other writings by Dorothy. It also includes the personal papers of Dr. Sylvanus G. Morley and information he collected on the Mayan ruins. The photographs in the...
Dates: 1881-1986

Morley family personal papers, 1927-1955

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1927-1955

Patricia Wiles books, 2002-2005

 Series — Carton 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232592888], Folder: 1-12
Identifier: MSS 8709 Series 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 2002-2005

Patricia Wiles ephemera, approximately 1998-2008

 Series — Carton 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232592888], Folder: 13-16
Identifier: MSS 8709 Series 2
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: approximately 1998-2008