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Ruth Kirk Papers

Summary Information
Title: Ruth Kirk Papers
Dates: 1967
Creator: Kirk, Ruth
Extent: 3 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-650
The collection includes written and illustrative production materials for 1 title.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

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Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


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David, Young Chief of the Quileutes; an American Indian Today, 1967

Biographical Sketch

Ruth Kirk was born May 7, 1925, in Los Angeles, California. She has followed careers as writer, photographer, and natural historian. Early in her life she became interested in the outdoors, and respect for nature. Her main foci in writing are to present both the commonalities and the differences among human beings, and to show that mankind is still a child of the natural system, even with his rapid technological developments.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes a corrected page proof; corrected typescripts, one a carbon; correspondence, a corrected galley proof, and a pasteup with text and photos.

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.
  • Kirk, Ruth
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
David, Young Chief of the Quileutes; an American Indian Today 1967 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967
Box MC1269
corrected page proof (33 p.)  Box MC1269
pasteup, text and photos (29 p.)  Box MC1269
Box MF514
Typescript, corrected (40 p.)  Box MF514
Typescript, corrected carbon (31 p.)  Box MF514
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF514
corrected galley proof (16 p.)  Box MF514