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Mort Walker Papers

Summary Information
Title: Mort Walker Papers
Dates: 1972
Creator: Walker, Mort
Extent: 4 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1542
Collection contains typescripts, correspondence, articles and reviews for two children's books.

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.


The Land of Lost Things, 1972


Biographical Sketch

Mort Walker was born on Deptember 3, 1923 in El Dorado, Kansas. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Missouri in 1948. Mort Walker is probably best known as a cartoonist. He has been the creator of "Beetle Bailey" since 1950 and "Hi and Lois" since 1954.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 8, pp. 211-213.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, correspondence, articles and reviews for The Land of Lost Things and Most .

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.
  • Walker, Mort
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
The Land of Lost Things 1972 
Note Browne, Dirk
New York: Windmill Books, 1972
Box MF 1355, MF 1402
photocopied typescript (6 p.)  Box MF 1355, MF 1402
correspondence (51 p.)  Box MF 1355, MF 1402
shipping form, purchase order (6 p.)  Box MF 1355, MF 1402
reviews (2 p.)  Box MF 1355, MF 1402
Box MF 1311
biographical article (1 p.)  Box MF 1311
typescript (5 p.)  Box MF 1311
correspondence (11 p.)  Box MF 1311