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Barbara Claassen Smucker Papers

Summary Information
Title: Barbara Claassen Smucker Papers
Dates: 1966-1978
Creator: Smucker, Barbara Claassen
Extent: 3 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1850
Abstract:
The collection contains written material for 2 titles, and includes a Canadian edition of a title, marked with notes for the U. S. edition, front matter, carbon typescripts, correspondence, and notes.

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

Runaway to Freedom: a Story of the Underground Railway, 1978

Wigwam in the City, 1966


Biographical Sketch

Barbara Claassen Smucker was born September 1, 1915, in Newton Kansas. Following college she worked as a journalist. She married a Mennonite in 1939, and lived in many different locations until settling in Ontario, Canada in 1969. Most of her writing for children is based on historical events, such as the exodus of Mennonites from Russia in the late 1900s. Her work has received numerous awards and honors. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 29, 76, 130 Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 11 Children's Literature Review, vol. 10


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written material for 2 titles, and includes a Canadian edition of a title, with notes for the U. S. edition, front matter, carbon typescripts, correspondence, and notes.

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.
  • Smucker, Barbara Claassen
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Runaway to Freedom: a Story of the Underground Railway 1978 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1978
Box MF713
Canadian edition marked with notes for the U. S. edition (176 p.)  Box MF713
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF713
 
Wigwam in the City 1966 
Note  New York: Dutton, 1966
Box MF713
typescript, carbon (50 p.)  Box MF713
 
typescript, carbon (40 p.)  Box MF713
 
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF713
 
notes (9 p.)  Box MF713