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Louise S. Bechtel Papers

Summary Information
Title: Louise S. Bechtel Papers
Dates: 1966
Creator: Bechtel, Louise S.
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-662
The collection consists of a single document written as a foreword for a single title.

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

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Trumpeter of Krakow, 1966

Biographical Sketch

Louise S. Bechtel was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1894. She received a BA at Vassar College in 1915. She did graduate work at Yale University from 1915 to 1918. She was a pioneer in the field of children's literature, becoming the first children's book editor at Macmillan. In this capacity, she traveled and lectured on children's literature, became a reviewer, and initiated the first children's book program on radio. She died in 1985. Biographical Source : Something About the Author, v. 4 p. 26-27, v. 43 p. 36-37.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a single document written as a foreword to 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.
  • Bechtel, Louise S.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Trumpeter of Krakow 1966 
Note Philbrook, Eric
New York: Macmillan, 1966
Box MF 71
Typescript, corrected (4 p.)  Box MF 71