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John and Patricia Beatty Papers

Summary Information
Title: John and Patricia Beatty Papers
Dates: 1967
Creator: Beatty, John and Patricia
Extent: 4 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-661
The collection consists of two corrected galley proofs for a single title.

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.


Queen's Wizard, 1967

Biographical Sketch

John Beatty was born in 1922 in Portland, OR. He received his BA at Reed College in 1943, his MA at Stanford University in 1947 and his Phd at the University of Wahington in 1953. He served in the US Army 1943-1945. He married Patricia Robbins in 1950 and authored several children's books with her. He was a professor of history and humanities at the University of California 1953-1975. He died in 1975. Patricia Beatty was born Patricia Robbins in Portland, OR in 1922. She received he BA at Reed College in 1944. She pursued graduate studies at the University of Idaho 1947-1950 and at University of Wahington in 1951. She was a teacher, librarian and children's book author. She established the John and Patricia Beatty Award through the California Library Association for encouraging the writing of children's books about the culture and heritage of California. She died in Riverside, California in 1991. Biographical source: Something About the Author v. 6 p. 13-14, v. 68 p. 22-23, v. 73 p. 16-19.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two corrected galley proofs of a single title.

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.
  • Beatty, John and Patricia
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Queen's Wizard 1967 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1967
Box MF 71
Galley proof, corrected (85 p.)  Box MF 71
Galley proof, corrected (88 p.)  Box MF 71