Dorothy Nathan papers, 1942-1967  PDF  XML

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papers include correspondence about her books Women of Courage (New York, 1964) and The Shy One (New York, 1966), an unpublished manuscript, and published works.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--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

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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

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.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Publishers and publishing--Correspondence
  • Women authors, American--United States
  • Young adult literature, American--Authorship

Personal Names

  • Nathan, Dorothy

Corporate Names

  • Random House (Firm)
  • Random House (Firm)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence