See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item
for Box Locations
The Ann Atwood
Collection contains written production material from one title,
The Wild Young Desert , published in 1970,
including corrected typescripts, galley proofs and paste-up dummies.
Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research
Access and Use
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.
The Wild Young Desert, 1970
Ann Atwood was born in the year 1913 near a Mexican-California border
town entitled Heber. Upon completion of her BA at the University of Redlands,
Ann journeyed to Los Angles to be a photography student at the Art Center
School in the summer of 1935. Just two years later her name engraved a
portraiture studio for children located in Riverside, CA followed by one in San
Marino and one in South Laguna up until 1967. This year also saw the
publication inception of Atwood's photographs in a children's book called
The Little Circle. . She went on to be the
recipient of many awards and honors throughout her career. Atwood's forte
resided in capturing the "quality of childhood expressed in the faces of
children". Ann Atwood passed away in 1992.
Biographical source: Something About the
Author . Volume 7, 1975.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The Ann Atwood Collection contains written production material from
one title, The Wild Young Desert , published in
1970, including corrected typescripts, galley proofs and paste-up dummies.
- 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
- Atwood, Ann
The Wild Young Desert 1970
Note New York: Scribner, 1970
Box MF 42
(10 p.) Box MF 42
(11 p.) Box MF 42
galley proof, corrected
(4 p.) Box MF 42
paste-up dummy, corrected
(32 p.) Box MF 42