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May Charles Paul papers, 1961-1972

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Paul, May Charles, 1920-
Title
May Charles Paul papers
Dates
1961-1972 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.5 linear feet, (2 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 489
Summary
Charles Paul May (November 23, 1920-) is known for his youth books. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, research, and published books relating to his work.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Charles Paul May (November 23, 1920-) was a writer of juvenile literature on scientific and comprehensible topics. He attended Northwest Missouri State Teachers College, Drake University, and Oklahoma Agriculture and Mechanical College. May has been a regular reviewer of youth books for The New York Times. His photographs have appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic, and Travel magazine.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Charles Paul May Papers contain manuscripts, correspondence, research, and published books.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Paul May Papers, Ax 489, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

ManuscriptsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1
A Book of Canadian Birds
1 2
A Book of Canadian Birds
1 3
A Book of Canadian Birds
1 4
A Book of Canadian Birds
1 5
A Book of Canadian Animals
1 6
A Second Book of Canadian Animals
1 7
A Second Book of Canadian Animals
1 8
A Second Book of Canadian Animals

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 9
Charles, Paul May
1 10
Shuman, Abelard
1 11
McMillan
1 12
St. Martin' Press
1 13
Outgoing correspondence

Manuscripts IIReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 14
A Book of Reptiles and Amphibians
1 15
A Book of Reptiles and Amphibians
1 16
A Book of Reptiles and Amphibians
1 17
A Book of Reptiles and Amphibians
1 18
A Book of Reptiles and Amphibians
1 19
Great Cities of Canada
1 20
Great Cities of Canada
1 21
Great Cities of Canada
1 22
Great Cities of Canada
1 23
Great Cities of Canada
1 24
Great Cities of Canada
1 25
Great Cities of Canada
1 26
Great Cities of Canada
1 27
Memorabilia

Published BooksReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 28
A Book of Canadian Birds
1967
1 29
A Second Book of Canadian Animals
1964
1 30
A Book of Reptiles and Amphibians
1968
1 31
A Book of Canadian Animals
1962
1 32
A Book of American Birds
1967

Addendum IReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 1
Letters
2 2
A Book of Canadian Insects
2 3
A Book of Canadian Insects
2 4
A Book of Canadian Insects
2 5
A Book of Canadian Insects. Published Book
1972
2 6
Research
2 7
Miscellaneous