Evelyn C. Nevin papers, 1965-1977  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Nevin, Evelyn C., 1910-
Title
Evelyn C. Nevin papers
Dates
1965-1977 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Ax 817
Summary
Evelyn Nevin Ferguson (1910- ) is an author of children's books. She wrote The Extraordinary Adventures of Chee Chee McNerney, and The River Spirit and The Mountain Demons. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and personal memorabilia.
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
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Evelyn Nevin Ferguson (1910- ) is an American author of children's books. She wrote The Extraordinary Adventures of Chee Chee McNerney (1971), and The River Spirit and The Mountain Demons(1965).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Evelyn C. Nevin Papers comprise literary manuscripts of two children's books, The Extraordinary Adventures of Chee Chee McNerney (1971) and The River Spirit and The Mountain Demons (1965), as well as several short stories and poems, by American author Evelyn C. Nevin, now Evelyn Ferguson. Collection also includes three folders of related correspondence with publishers and others, as well as two folders of book reviews, news clippings, and memorabilia.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Evelyn C. Nevin Papers, Ax 817, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

I:  Correspondence, 1950-1977Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Astoria Public Library
1 1
Atheneum Publishers
1 1
Binfords & Mort Publishers
1 1
Boys' Life
1 1
Child Life
1 1
Dictionary of International Biography
1 1
Four Winds Press
1 2
B. Klein and Company
1 2
Library Association of Portland
1 2
Longview Public Library
1 2
MacMillan Company
1 2
Mark Paterson Authors' and Publishers Agent
1 2
Montague, Mary A.
1 2
New York Public Library
1 2
Oregon State Library
1 2
Scholarly Press Inc.
1 3
Seattle Public Library
1 3
Sylvia
1 3
Theophane, Sister Mary
1 3
United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America
1 3
University Society Inc.
1 3
Utica, New York. Department of Public Schools
1 3
D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.
1 3
The Viking Press Inc. Publishers
1 3
The Ward Ritchie Press
1 3
Who's Who in America

II:  ManuscriptsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 4-7
The Extraordinary Adventures of Chee Chee McNerney
1971
1 8
The River Spirit and the Mountain Demons
1965
1 9
Short Stories, Poems

III:  MiscellaneousReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 10
Memorabilia
1 11
Reviews, clippings and tear sheets

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Adventure stories, American--Authorship
  • Children's literature, American--Authorship
  • Women authors, American--20th century
  • Personal Names :
  • Nevin, Evelyn C., 1920-
  • Nevin, Evelyn C., 1920---Correspondence
  • Geographical Names :
  • Alaska--Juvenile fiction