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Rebecca Reyher Collection

Summary Information
Title: Rebecca Reyher Collection
Dates: 1945
Creator: Reyher, Rebecca
Extent: 8 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1307
Abstract:
The Rebecca Reyher Collection contains written production material for one title, My Mother is the Most Beautiful Woman in The World , including typescripts, correspondence, clippings, reviews and copyright infringement material.

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

My Mother is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World, 1945


Biographical Sketch

Rebecca Reyher was born in 1897 in New York City and received her B.A. from the New York School of Social Work. After additionally attending Columbia University and the University of Chicago, Reyher became very active in women's rights. She worked for the Woman's Political Union and National Woman's Party. In 1923, Reyher spent significant time in Zululand on location with Hearst's International magazine. Over twenty years later, her book Zulu Woman: The Autobiography of Christina Sibiya was published. Reyher's travels all around the world well prepared her for her involvement with the International Institute of Women's Studies and the Dominican Republic Settlement Association. Reyher died in 1987.

Biographical source: Something About the Author . Volume 18, 1980.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Rebecca Reyher Collection contains written production material for one title, My Mother is the Most Beautiful Woman in The World , including typescripts, correspondence, clippings, reviews and copyright infringement material.

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.
  • Reyher, Rebecca
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
My Mother is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World 1945 
Note Gannett, Ruth
New York: Howell, Soskin, 1945
Box MF 668
typescript, corrected carbon (10 p.)  Box MF 668
 
correspondence (221 p.)  Box MF 668
 
clippings, reviews (171 p.)  Box MF 668
 
material from copyright infringement action brought by Rebecca Reyher and Ruth Gannett against Children's Television Workshop and Tuesday Publications, Inc.  Box MF 668
 
summary affidavit by Rebecca Reyher: typescript, photocopy (49 p.)  Box MF 668
 
judge's preliminary ruling: typescript, photocopy (7 p.)  Box MF 668
 
petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court Appeals for the Second Circuit, in the Supreme Court of the United States (2 p.)  Box MF 668