Evelyn Sibley Lampman papers , 1948-1980

Overview of the Collection

Lampman, Evelyn Sibley
Evelyn Sibley Lampman papers
1948-1980 (inclusive)
13.75 linear feet, (21 containers, 1 package)
Collection Number
Coll 011
Evelyn Sibley Lampman (1907-1980) was an Oregon writer of books for children and young adults. The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Papers consist of manuscripts, galley proofs, illustrations, short story manuscripts, radio manuscripts, plays, correspondence, and photographs.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 5413463068
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Evelyn Lampman (1907- ) was born in Dallas, Oregon and educated at Oregon State College. She worked as a writer for radio stations in Portland, Oregon and then began writing books for children.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Papers consist of manuscripts, galley proofs and illustrations for several novels; short story manuscripts; radio scripts and plays. Major correspondence includes letters to various publishing companies, illustrators and several schools. Of special interest is one short story manuscript which has four watercolor illustrations by Pers Crowell. Several "new book" catalogues from various publishing houses have been re-moved to the Special Collections Subject Files. The collection includes portraits of the author and publicity images, circa 1940s-1960s.

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Subject Terms

  • Children's literature, American--Authorship
  • Politicians--Oregon
  • Radio authorship
  • Women authors, American--20th century

Form or Genre Terms

  • Manuscripts for publication