Lois Hamilton Fuller Papers, 1947-2007  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Fuller, Lois Hamilton
Lois Hamilton Fuller Papers
1947-2007 (inclusive)
2.0 linear feet, (5 boxes)
Collection Number
MSS 164
Correspondence, notes, drafts, proofs, articles, and research documenting Fuller's work as a writer of children's literature.
Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
1910 University Drive
Boise ID
Telephone: 208-426-3958
Access Restrictions

Collection is available for research.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Lois Hamilton Fuller papers consist of the research, drafts, and correspondece relating to her four books which were published in the 1960s. The collection contains all the articles Fuller published in various children's magazines from the late 1940s. Also included is correspondence between Fuller and her publishers, as well as fan letters Fuller received from children.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Lois Hamilton Fuller was bom in Bayonne, New Jersey on August 13, 1915. Her husband's job with the US embassy led the Fullers to many countries around the world such as Africa and India. This influenced her writings, as her stories are placed in various regions and epochs. During her career, Fuller wrote four children's books and contributed articles, games, and prose to various children's magazines. A resident of Boise, Idaho in the 1990s, Lois Hamilton Fuller passed away in Sherwood Oaks, California at the age of 94.

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Preferred Citation

[item description], Lois Hamilton Fuller Papers, Box [number] Folder [number], Boise State University Special Collections and Archives.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Autographed Photos
1 2 Diaries 1969-1970
1 3 Articles and Reviews 1961-1979
1 4 Published Short Stories and Verses 1947-1951
1 5 Stories Translated Into Other Languages 1965-1970
1 6 Anthropological Articles 1960-1977
1 7 The Mystery of the Old Fisk House Notes and Research 1957-1957
1 8 The Mystery of the Old Fisk House Various Drafts 1957-1957
1 9 The Mystery of the Old Fisk House Correspodence 1957-1959
1 10 The Scout Hike Mystery Proof 1959-1959
1 11 Sarap Returns Drafts 1968-1968
2 1 Little Tiger, Big Tiger Drafts 1969-1969
2 2 Keo the Cave Boy Drafts and Notes 1953-1961
2 3 Keo the Cave Boy Final Rough Draft 1961-1961
2 4 Keo the Cave Boy Proof 1961-1961
2 5 The Jade Jaguar Mystery Notes and Research 1962-1963
2 6 Manuscript of The Jade Jaguar Mystery 1962-1962
2 7 The Jade Jaguar Mystery Unbound Book 1962-1962
2 8 The Jade Jaguar Mystery Galley Proof 1962-1962
3 1 Personal Momentos from Pompeii unknown
3 2-3 Fire in the Sky notes and research 1962-1965
3 4 Fire in the Sky Various Drafts 1962-1965
4 1 Fire in the Sky Original Manuscript 1965-1965
4 2 Correspondence from Children 1961-1970
4 3-4 Correspondence 1954-1997
5 1 Keo the Cave Boy Proofs 1961-1961
5 2 The Jade Jaguar Mystery Proofs 1962-1962
5 3 Mining Claim

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  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Juvenile fiction