Charles Michael Daugherty papers, 1914-1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Daugherty, Charles Michael, 1914-
Charles Michael Daugherty papers
1914-1970 (inclusive)
0.95 linear feet, (3 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 748
Charles Michael Daugherty is known for writing and illustrating children's books. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, and illustrations.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Charles Michael Daugherty (November 17,1914- ) was born in New York City. He is a writer and illustrator of children's books. His father was an artist and author; his mother, a children's author. He was educated at Yale University and the Art Students League. He has written and illustrated a variety of books for young readers, most of them nonfiction works on the history of science. A number of Daugherty's volumes are meant to serve as introductions to careers as varied as Army service, photography, and oceanography.

Daugherty is perhaps best known for his work on scientific professions, including The Great Archaeologists, Wider than the Sky: Aviation as a Career, and Searchers of the Sea: Pioneers in Oceanography.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Charles Michael Daugherty Papers contains manuscripts of his published works and a small correspondence section.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Michael Daugherty Papers, Ax 748, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1
1 2

ManuscriptsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 3
Samuel Clemens. Original
1 4
Samuel Clemens. First Version
1 5
Samuel Clemens. Second Version
1 6
Samuel Clemens. Third Version
1 7
Samuel Clemens. Printer's Proof
1 8
The Great Archeologists. Final Draft Printer's Copy
1 9
The Great Archeologists. Dummy and Page Proofs
1 10
The Great Archeologists. Galley
1 11
The Great Archeologists. Page Proofs
1 12
Searchers of the Sea. Final Draft Printer's Copy
1 13
Searcher's of the Sea. Page Proofs
1 14
Good News
1 15
Let 'Em Roll

MiscellaneousReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Loose manuscripts

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Archaeologists--Juvenile literature
  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Children's literature, American--Authorship
  • Illustrated children's books--United States--Specimens
  • Illustrators--United States
  • Personal Names :
  • Daugherty, Charles Michael, 1914---Correspondence
  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910--Juvenile literature
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Mock-ups