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Dorothy Nathan papers, 1942-1967

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Nathan, Dorothy
Title
Dorothy Nathan papers
Dates
1942-1967 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.5 linear feet, (1 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 414
Summary
Dorothy Goldeen Nathan ( -1966) was an Oregon-born social worker and teacher before she began writing books for young people. The papers include correspondence about her books Women of Courage (New York, 1964) and The Shy One (New York, 1966), an unpublished manuscript, and published works.
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

Dorothy Goldeen Nathan ( -1966) was an Oregon-born social worker and teacher before she began writing books for young people. She graduated from the University of California and married an editor, Paul Nathan. They had three children: Janet, Andrew, and Carl.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes manuscript for the book David and the Talking Cat, some published works, and correspondence, mainly with Random House, 1942-1967.

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 and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Dorothy Nathan Papers, Ax 414, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

ManuscriptReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1
David and the Talking Cat

Published WorksReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Aunt Sophie at the Telephone
June 1942
1
Feeding Baby on Demand
1943-1944
1
It's Up to the Woman
June 1947
1
The World Around Us
1
American Presidents
1960
1
The French Revolution
1959
1
Hunting
1961
1
Through Time and Space
1960
1
The Shy One
1966
1
The Month Brothers
1967

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Subseries A: Letters Sent
Box Folder
1 2
Frank Bauer
1944
1 2
Harold Coy
1956
1 2
Thomas Y. Crowell
1948
1 2
E. P. Dutton
1967
1 2
Mrs. O. J. Gates
1959
1 2
Girl Scouts of the U. S. A.
1943
1 2
Grosset and Dunlap
1955
1 2
Harcourt Brace and Co.
1962
1 2
Oveta Culp Hobby
1947
1 2
Mrs. James MacMillan
1967
1 2
Margaret Mead
1942
1 2
Lillian Moore
1965
1 2
Portland (Oregon) Chamber of Commerce
1945
1 2
Rand McNally
1959
1 2
Random House
1966
1 2
Scholastic Book Services
1963
1 2
Maeve Southgate
1946
1 2
Emma Gelders Sterne
1942
1 2
William J. Trent, Jr.
1943
1 2
Vanguard Press
1947
1 2
Franklin Watts, Inc.
1960
1 2
Yale University Press
1959
1 2
Atheneum Publishers
1960
Subseries B: Letters Received
Box Folder
1 3
Harold Coy
1955
1 3
Thomas Y. Crowell
1967
1 3
E. P. Dutton
1963
1 3
Charles W. Follett
1948
1 3
Mrs. O. J. Gates
1962
1 3
Girl Scouts of the U. S. A
1953
1 3
Grosset and Dunlap
1949
1 3
Harcourt Brace and Co.
1957
1 3
Oveta Culp Hobby
1958
1 3
Mrs. James McMillan
1966
1 3
Margaret Mead
1961
1 3
Dorothy Bayley Morse
1945
1 3
Portland (Oregon) Chamber of Commerce
1943
1 3
Random House
1958
1 3
Rand McNally
1962
1 3
Scholastic Book Services
1964
1 3
Maeve Southgate
1948
1 3
Emma Gelders Sterne
1965
1 3
Elisabeth Street
1967
1 3
William J. Trent, Jr.
1943
1 3
Yale Univiersity Press
1955

MiscellaneousReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 4
Miscellaneous correspondence and publicity