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Harold Leslie Peterson

Summary Information
Title: Harold Leslie Peterson
Dates: 1961-1968
Creator: Peterson, Harold Leslie
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1741
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript material for four nonfiction titles published between 1961 and 1968.

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

Forts in America, 1964

History of Body Armor, 1968

History of Firearms, 1961

History of Knives, 1966


Biographical Sketch

Harold Leslie Peterson was born May 22, 1922, in Peekskill, NY. He was a professional military historian and became a curator and historian for the National Park Service, Washington, D. C. Because of an interest in social and cultural history, he became involved in 'living history' demonstrations at sites administered by the National Park Service. Much of his writing dealt with arms and armor or military history. He died in 1978. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 8, p. 151-152


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains production material for books wirtten on the history of body armor, firearms, knives, and forts in America. The manuscript material consists of corrected typescript, page proofs, galley proofs, clippings, notes, and correspondence.

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.
  • Peterson, Harold Leslie
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Forts in America 1964 
Note  New York: Scribner, 1964
Box M. F. 653
Typescript, corrected (33 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Typescript, corrected carbon (90 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Front matter (1 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Page proof (53 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Notes (20 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Correspondence (49 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
History of Body Armor 1968 
Note  New York: Scribner, 1968
Box M. F. 654
Typescript, corrected (74 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Typescript, carbon (32 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Front matter (5 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Clippings (5 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Correspondence (8 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
History of Firearms 1961 
Note  New York: Scribner, 1961
Box M. F. 654
Typescript, corrected (100 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Page proof (2 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Correspondence (35 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
History of Knives 1966 
Note  New York: Scribner, 1966
Box M. F. 654
Typescript, corrected (90 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Typescript, carbon (30 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Typescript, corrected carbon (64 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Front matter (3 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Notes (9 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Galley proof (11 p.)  Box M. F. 654
 
Correspondence (44 p.)  Box M. F. 654