Margaret Carver Leighton (1896-1987) was an author of books for children. The collection includes manuscripts, galley proofs, and correspondence for fifteen books relating to Leighton's interest in historical personages and incidents, as well as her own children.
Yoshiko Uchida was a writer of children's books. The Uchida Papers contain manuscripts, correspondence and material relating to her literary career. The collection contains materials on fourteen of her books. The majority of Uchida's papers concern Japan, specifically Japanese folktales and children's stories. The correspondence in this collection primarily concerns Uchida's editor and fan mail from school children. The manuscripts are arranged chronologically starting with The Dancing Kettle written in 1949 and ending with the Samurai of Gold Hill written in 1972.