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William O. Steele

Summary Information
Title: William O. Steele Papers
Dates: 1959-1965
Creator: Steele, William O.
Extent: 2 folders?
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1893
The collelction contains corrected typescripts for two titles.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of William O. Steele


Materials are arranged by published title.

Biographical Sketch

William O. Steele was born December 22, 1917, in Franklin, Tenn, and died June 25, 1979, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He wrote children's books on pioneer history and Tennessee folklore, and received a Newbery Honor citation for The Perilous Road , as well as other awards and honors. He also wrote non-fiction. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author vols. 1, 27, 51

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains corrected typescripts for two titles.

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.
  • Steele, William O., 1917-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Far Frontier, The 1959 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1959
Box MF733
typescript, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF733
Trail through Danger 1965 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1965
Box MF733
typescript, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF733