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Harold Keith Papers

Summary Information
Title: Harold Keith Papers
Dates: 1957
Creator: Keith, Harold
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-611
Collection contains 1 corrected mimeograph typescript and photocopied correspondence

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.


Rifles for Watie, 1957

Biographical Sketch

Harold Keith was born April 8, 1903, in Lambert, Oklahoma. His main interest was sports, and for many years he was sports publicity director at the U. of Oklahoma in Norman. He fit his writing in around his U. of O. work schedule. Most of his books for young people deal with sport themes, and are noted for their accuracy and attention to detail. His book Rifles for Watie won the Newbery Medal for 1958 and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for 1964. He has also won several other awards.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vols. 2, 74

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains one corrected mimeograph typescript and photocopied correspondence.

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.
  • Keith, Harold
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Rifles for Watie 1957 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1957
Box MF503
Typescript, corrected mimeograph (2 p.)  Box MF503
correspondence photocopy (8 p.)  Box MF503