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Mildred L. Batchelder

Summary Information
Title: Mildred L. Batchelder
Dates: 1967
Creator: Batchelder, Mildred L.
Extent: 5 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-474
This collection is concerned with the Mildred L. Batchelder Award.

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.


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.


Certificates and citations,

Mildred L. Batchelder Award,

Constance Lindsay Skinner Achievement Award Medal, 1967

Biographical Sketch

Mildred L. Batchelder was a former director of the Association for Library Service to Children. She worked with the American Library Association from 1936 to 1966. She was an ambassador to the world on behalf of children and books, encouraging and promoting the translation of the world's best children's literature. Biographical Source: The Association for Library Service to Children web site

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of certificates, citations, a speech, a translation project, correspondence and an award medal.

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.
  • Batchelder, Mildred L.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Certificates and citations  
Box Box
Typescript (1 p.)  Box Box
Mildred L. Batchelder Award  
Box MF 1168-1167
Correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 1168-1167
Translation project (1 p.)  Box MF 1168-1167
Speech (1 p.)  Box MF 1168-1167
Constance Lindsay Skinner Achievement Award Medal 1967 
Note  1967
Box MC 424
Medal (1 p.)  Box MC 424