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James S. Tippett Papers

Summary Information
Title: James S. Tippett Papers
Dates: 1973
Creator: Tippett, James S. (James Sterling), 1885-1958
Extent: 4 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1566
Collection contains typescript and proofs for a children's book, Crickety Cricket!

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.


Circkety Cricket!, 1973

Biographical Sketch

Writer and educator James Sterling Tippett was born in Memphis, Missouri in 1885. He was a respected public school teacher, principal and school superintendent, eventually becoming a visiting lecturer at the University of North Carolina from 1939 to 1958. In 1927 he began writing books for children that recaptured his childhood days on a Missouri farm and other childhood experiences. He died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1958.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , vol. 66, p. 214-215.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescript and proofs for a children's book, Crickety Cricket!

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.
  • Tippett, James S. (James Sterling), 1885-1958
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Circkety Cricket! 1973 
Note Chalmers, Mary
Newe York: Harper and Row, 1973
Box MF 793
typescript, corrected (52 p.)  Box MF 793
galley proof, corrected (37 p.)  Box MF 793
text proof (53 p.)  Box MF 793
page proof, corrected (24 p.)  Box MF 793