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Gerry Armstrong Collection

Summary Information
Title: Gerry Armstrong Collection
Dates: 1964
Creator: Armstrong, Gerry
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1155
The Gerry Armstrong Collection contains a corrected typescript from The Magic Bagpipe , published in 1964.

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.


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.


Magic Bagpipe, The, 1964

Biographical Sketch

Gerry Breen Armstrong was born October 28, 1929, in Detroit, MI. In 1954 she married George Armstrong, an illustrator, whom she would collaborate with on both folk music performance and children's literature. Armstrong writes, "I'm not sure if I'm a singer who also writes or a storyteller who also sings." Her first writing was published in 1964, which is featured in this collection.

Biographical source: Something About the Author . Volume 10, 1976.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The Gerry Armstrong Collection contains a corrected typescript from The Magic Bagpipe , published in 1964.

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.
  • Armstrong, Gerry
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Magic Bagpipe, The 1964 
Note Armstrong, Gerry and George Douglas
Chicago: A. Whitman, 1964
Box MF 31
typescript, corrected (13 p.)  Box MF 31