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Maribelle Cormack papers, 1926-1961

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Cormack, Maribelle, 1902-
Title
Maribelle Cormack papers
Dates
1926-1961 (inclusive)
Quantity
12.0 linear feet, (9 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 418
Summary
Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. The collection includes manuscripts, publications, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, and book reviews of her work, as well as biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogy.
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

Maribelle Cormack (January 11, 1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. Cormack attended Cornell, (A.B. English Literature), University of Vienna and Geneva (botanical summer school), and Brown University (M.A. Botany). She is known for her interests in nature and astronomy and held a weekly nature story hour for children. Two of her books Horns the Gurand Land for my Sons have been done in Braille.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection comprises primarily literary manuscripts and publications, but also correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, articles, and book reviews, related to the work of American children's book author and radio program host Maribelle Cormack. Collection also contains biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogical information.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives. 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], Maribelle Cormack Papers, Ax 418, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Book ManuscriptsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
The Museum Comes to Life
1931
1 2
The Museum Comes to Life
1 3
The Museum Comes to Life
1 4
The Museum Comes to Life
1 5
The Museum Comes to Life
1 6
The Museum Comes to Life
1 7
The Museum Comes to Life
1 8
The Museum Comes to Life
1 9
The Museum Comes to Life. photographs
1 10
Horns of Gur, The Magic Buffalo
1935
1 11
Horns of Gur, The Magic Buffalo
1 12
Horns of Gur, The Magic Buffalo
1 13
Horns of Gur, The Magic Buffalo
1 14
Horns of Gur, The Magic Buffalo
1 15
Jacques, The Goatherd
1938
1 16
Jacques, The Goatherd
1 17
Jacques, The Goatherd
1 18
Jacques, The Goatherd. photographs
1 19
Runner of the Trail
1935
2 1
Wind of the Vikings
1937
2 2
Wind of the Vikings
2 3
Wind of the Vikings
2 4
Land For My Sons
1939
2 5
Land For My Sons
2 6
Last Clash of Claymores
1940
2 7
Last Clash of Claymores
2 8
Last Clash of Claymores
2 9
Last Clash of Claymores
2 10
Last Clash of Claymores
2 11
Last Clash of Claymores
2 12
Last Clash of Claymores
3 1
Bruce and Marcia
1939
3 2
Bruce and Marcia
3 3
Bruce and Marcia
3 4
Luck of the Comstocks
1941
3 5
Recruit for Abe Lincoln
1942
3 6
Recruit for Abe Lincoln
3 7
Road to Down Under
1944
3 8
Road to Down Under
3 9
Road to Down Under
3 10
Road to Down Under
3 11
Road to Down Under
3 12
Road to Down Under
3 13
Road to Down Under
4 1
Underground Retreat
1946
4 2
Underground Retreat
4 3
Underground Retreat
4 4
Underground Retreat
4 5
Swamp Boy
1948
4 6
Swamp Boy
4 7
Swamp Boy
4 8
Swamp Boy
4 9
Swamp Boy
4 10
Timberjack
1952
4 11
Timberjack
4 12
Timberjack
4 13
Timberjack
4 14
Timberjack
5 1
The Lady Was A Skipper
1956
5 2
The Lady Was A Skipper
5 3
The Lady Was A Skipper
5 4
The Lady Was A Skipper
5 5
The Lady Was A Skipper
5 6
The Lady Was A Skipper
5 7
The Lady Was A Skipper
5 8
Voyage of the Cuttyhunk
1959
5 9
Voyage of the Cuttyhunk
5 10
Star Crossed Woman
1961
5 11
Star Crossed Woman
5 12
Star Crossed Woman
5 13
Star Crossed Woman
5 14
Star Crossed Woman
5 15
Star Crossed Woman
5 16
Star Crossed Woman
5 17
Star Crossed Woman
1961
6 1
Star Crossed Woman
6 2
Star Crossed Woman
6 3
Star Crossed Woman
6 4
Star Crossed Woman
6 5
Star Crossed Woman
6 6
Star Crossed Woman
6 7
Star Crossed Woman. Book Reviews
6 8
Star Crossed Woman. correspondence

Other ManuscriptsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
6 9
Plato the Bear
1929-1930
6 10
Plato the Bear
6 11
Plato the Bear
6 12
Pipes of Pan
1929-1930
6 13
Miscellaneous
6 14
Published Works
1926-1929

Short StoriesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
6 15
Short Stories
6 16
Short Stories
6 17
Short Stories

Addendum IReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Book Manuscripts
Box Folder
7 1
The Hawk and the Curfew
7 2
The Hawk and the Curfew
7 3
The Hawk and the Curfew
7 4
Portuguese Cape Codders
7 5
The Museum Comes to Life
7 6
Plato the Bear
7 7
Inhoptep
7 8
Last Clash of the Claymores
Short Stories
Box Folder
7 9
Short Stories
7 10
Story Outlines
Published Articles
Box Folder
7 11
Jaques the Goatherd, Nature Study for Children
Radio Scripts
Box Folder
7 12
Radio Scripts
Other Manuscripts
Box Folder
7 13
Pipes of Pan
7 14
Pipes of Pan photographs
7 15
Pipes of Pan Newsclippings
7 16
Proof Sheets
Miscellaneous
Box Folder
7 17
Notes and Reference Material
7 18
Book Reviews
7 19
Biographical Materials. Autobiographical Sketch
Correspondence
Box Folder
7 20
Correspondence: Incoming
1934-1948
7 21
Correspondence: Outgoing
1934-1951
7 22
"Your House and You" A Poem.

Addendum IIReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Book Manuscripts
Box Folder
7 23
First Book of Trees
7 24
Francis Marion, The Swamp Fox
7 25
Imhotep, Builder in Stone
7 26
Imhotep, Builder in Stone
7 27
Imhotep, Builder in Stone
7 28
Imhotep, Builder in Stone
7 29
Imhotep, Builder in Stone
7 30
Imhotep, Builder in Stone
7 31
Imhotep, Builder in Stone correspondence
1962-1965
8 1
If Rivers Could Speak. The Real Book of Rivers
8 2
If Rivers Could Speak. The Real Book of Rivers. Notes
8 3
The Voyage of the Cuttyhunk
8 4
At What a Price
8 5
Bread on the Waters
8 6
I Was an Orphan
8 7
Objection Sustained, My Most Unforgettable Experience--The Other Side of the Law
8 8
Prince from Limbo
8 9
The Scar
Book Related Pictures
Box Folder
8 10
Land for my Sons. Donegal Church, Mt. Joy, Pa.
8 11
Horns of Gur
8 12
Plato the Bear
8 13
Voyage of the Cuttyhunk
8 14
Newspaper Clippings
8 15
German Reviews: The Star-Crossed Woman
8 16
Miscellaneous
Book Related correspondence
Box Folder
8 17
A Recruit for Abe Lincoln
8 18
Swamp Boy

Addendum IIIReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
8 19
Genealogy, Letters, photographs

IllustrationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
SC 1
Bruce and Marcia, Woodsmen
SC 1
Horns of Gur, The Magic Buffalo
SC 1
Land for my Sons. Illustrated by Lyle Justis
SC 1
Last Clash of Claymores. Illustrated by Norma Price
SC 1
Luck of the Comstocks. Illustrated by Hilda Frommholz
SC 1
Road to Down Under. Illustrated by Shenton
SC 1
Runner of the Trail. Illustrated by William Bellin
SC 1
Wind of the Vikings. Illustrated by Sylvia Van Bever