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Russell Davis Papers

Summary Information
Title: Russell Davis papers
Dates: 1960
Creator: Davis, Russell
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-340
Abstract:
Contains typescript, correspondence, Arabic text with translation, and 1 photo.

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

Chief Joseph, War Chief of the Nez Perce, 1962

Ten Thousand Desert Swords; the Epic Story of a Great Bedouin Tribe, 1960


Biographical Sketch

Russell Davis was born October 29, 1922 in Boston, Mass. He attended Dartmouth College, received an A.B. from College of Holy Cross in 1943, and an Ed.M from Harvard University in 1952. His major job is a Professor of Education and Development at Harvard. In this work he deals with school officials in developing countries, which in turn affords him a lot of experience and material that would make interesting books for young readers. Most of his children's books have been done in collaboraton with Brent Ashabranner.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vol. 3


Collection Scope and Content Note

Contains corrected typescript, correspondence, Arabic text with translation, and 1 photo.

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.
Subjects
  • Davis, Russell
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Chief Joseph, War Chief of the Nez Perce 1962  
Box MF 282
Typescript, corrected ( 5 p. )  Box MF 282
 
Ten Thousand Desert Swords; the Epic Story of a Great Bedouin Tribe 1960  
Box MF 282
Photo ( 1 p. )  Box MF 282
 
Correspondence ( 1 p. )  Box MF 282
 
Arabic text ( 10 p. )  Box MF 282
 
Translation of Arabic text ( 9 p. )  Box MF 282