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Duncan Emrich Papers

Summary Information
Title: Duncan Emrich Papers
Dates: 1971-1973
Creator: Emrich, Duncan, 1908-
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-378
Abstract:
Duncan Emrich's papers include manuscript material for two titles published in the early 1970s.

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

Hodge Podge Book, 1972

Nonsense Book of Riddles, Rhymes, Tongue Twisters, Puzzles, and Jokes from American Folklore, 1970


Biographical Sketch

Duncan Emrich, the son of missionaries, was born in Mardin, Turkey, on April 11, 1908. His career included such positions as professor of English, chief of the folklore section at the Library of Congress, and diplomat. During World War II, he served with U. S. Military Intelligence and was named American historian to General Eisenhower. He was also a contributor to folklore journals and several other periodicals. Under the pseudonym, Blackie Macdonald, he wrote articles for Police Gazette . In 1970 he won several notable awards for The Nonsense Book of Riddles, Rhymes, Tongue Twisters, Puzzles, and Jokes from American Folklore .

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 11, pp. 90-91.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains material for two titles, The Nonsense Book and The Hodge Podge Book . Included are typescripts, corrected, for both titles and a galley proof, corrected, plus notes and bibliography for the latter.

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.
  • Emrich, Duncan, 1908- ?
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Hodge Podge Book 1972 
Note  New York: Four Winds Press, 1972
Box MF 291
Typescript, corrected (274 p.)  Box MF 291
 
Typescript, corrected notes and bibliography (32 p.)  Box MF 291
 
Typescript, corrected ditto of bibliography (72 p.)  Box MF 291
 
Galley proof, corrected (81 p.)  Box MF 291
 
Galley proof, corrected bibliography (26 p.)  Box MF 291
 
Nonsense Book of Riddles, Rhymes, Tongue Twisters, Puzzles, and Jokes from American Folklore 1970 
Note  New York: Four Winds Press , 1970
Box MF 291
Typescript, corrected (140 p.)  Box MF 291