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Richard Willard Armour Collection

Summary Information
Title: Richard Willard Armour Collection
Dates: 1965-1970
Creator: Armour, Richard Willard
Extent: 3 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1146
Abstract:
The Richard Willard Armour Collection contains written production material for three titles between 1965 and 1970, including corrected galley proofs, correspondence and notes.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Arrangement

Adventures of Egbert the Easter Egg, 1965

All Sizes and Shapes of Monkeys and Apes, 1970

Animals on the Ceiling, 1966


Biographical Sketch

Richard Armour was born July 25, 1906 in San Pedro, CA. He began his education at Pomona College, receiving his bachelor's of arts, which lead him to Harvard University to pursue both his masters and his Ph.D. in 1933. Maintaining his pull in academia, Armour became a permanent fixture as a professor in colleges all throughout the country. He was dean of faculty at Scripps College, beginning in the 1960s. Author of over sixty books, Armour's contribution to the written world was indispensable. His prosaic and poetic pieces appeared in over two hundred periodicals, all the while writing the widely syndicated newspaper column "Armour's Armory". Richard Armour died in 1989.

Biographical source: Something About the Author . Volume 14 and 61, 1978 and 1990.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Richard Willard Armour Collection contains written production material for three titles between 1965 and 1970, including corrected galley proofs, correspondence and notes.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Armour, Richard Willard
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Adventures of Egbert the Easter Egg 1965 
Note Galdone, Paul
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965
Box MF 31
galley proof, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 31
 
All Sizes and Shapes of Monkeys and Apes 1970 
Note Galdone, Paul
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970
Box MF 31
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF 31
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF 31
 
Animals on the Ceiling 1966 
Note Galdone, Paul
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966
Box MF 31
galley proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 31