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Doris Gates Papers

Summary Information
Title: Doris Gates Papers
Dates: 1951
Creator: Gates, Doris
Extent: 6 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1186
The collection contains written material, mostly typescripts, for 1 title.

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.


Little Vic, 1951

Biographical Sketch

Doris Gates was born November 26, 1901, in Mountain View, California, and died September 3, 1987, in Carmel, California. She was a librarian, educator, and author. She was one of the first to write children's novels about problems in America. In 1941 she received Newbery honor for Blue Willow , which was based on her work with children of migrant workers. She has also written several textbooks, and books on Greek mythology.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 1, 34, 54 Something About the Author Autobiography Series , vol. 1

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains corrected carbon typescripts, a newspaper clipping, and a racing form, for 1 title.

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.
  • Gates, Doris
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Little Vic 1951 
Note  New York: Viking Press, 1951
Box MF336
typescript, corrected, partial carbon (117 p.)  Box MF336
2 typescripts, corrected carbon (234 p.)  Box MF336
newspaper clipping (1 p.)  Box MF336
racing form (1 p.)  Box MF336