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William Wise Papers

Summary Information
Title: William Wise Papers
Dates: 1968
Creator: Wise, William, 1923-
Extent: 2 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1714
Collection contains typescripts, correspondence and notes for the book Booker T. Washington .

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.


Booker T. Washington, 1968

Biographical Sketch

William Wise was born on July 21, 1923 in New York City. He earned his B.A. from Yale University in 1948. He has been the author of over 30 children's books since 1956. His works have included biographies of notable historical figures, such as Charles A. Lindbergh, Booker T. Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Albert Einstein, in addition to his story books for children.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 4, pp. 230-232.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, correspondence and manuscript notes for the book Booker T. Washington .

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.
  • Wise, William, 1923-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Booker T. Washington 1968 
Note Frame, Paul
New York: Putnam, 1968
Box MF 845
typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 845
typescript (7 p.)  Box MF 845
manuscript notes (2 p.)  Box MF 845
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF 845