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Noel Streatfield Papers

Summary Information
Title: Noel Streatfield Papers
Dates: 1963
Creator: Streatfield, Noel
Extent: 1 box, 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1925
Abstract:
The collection contains watercolor and pencil illustrations for one title unverified as published, plus miscellaneous written material for one title.

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

Circus Shoes,

Vicarage Family, A; an autobiographical story, 1963


Biographical Sketch

Noel Streatfield was born in England in 1897, the daughter of the Bishop of Lewes, previously the vicar of the family's small village. It was her country childhood that inspired her autobiography A Vicarage Family . She attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, beginning her career as an actress. In the 1930s, Noel began writing. Her first children's book, Ballet Shoes , was published in 1936. She has been the recipient of several awards, including the Carnegie Medal in 1938 for The Circus is Coming . Many of Streatfield's books have been reproduced on radio and film, and she was throughout her life quite a prolific and successful children's author. Streatfield died in 1985.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author : Volume 20, 173, 1980; Volume 48, 209, 1987.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains watercolor and pencil illustrations for one title unverified as published, plus miscellaneous written material for one title.

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.
  • Streatfield, Noel
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Circus Shoes  
Note  : ,
Box MC1509
watercolor and pencil illustrations and 16 illustrations (9 p.)  Box MC1509
Box MF1509
watercolor and pencil cover page illustration (1 p.)  Box MF1509
 
Vicarage Family, A; an autobiographical story 1963 
Note  New York: F. Watts, 1963
Box MF768
miscellaneous material (1 p.)  Box MF768