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Thelma Harrington Bell Papers

Summary Information
Title: Thelma Harrington Bell Papers
Dates: 1950-1963
Creator: Bell, Corydon and Bell, Thelma Harrington
Extent: 4 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-697
Abstract:
The collection consists of the production materials for two titles, including two typescripts.

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.

Copyright:

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.


Arrangement

Riddle of Time, 1963

Pawnee, 1950


Biographical Sketch

Thelma Harrington Bell was born in 1896 in Detroit, Michigan. She received a BA from Western Reserve University in 1918. She married Corydon Bell in 1921, with whom she was to collaborate on many books. She started her career as a a copywriter, but became a freelance writer of children's books in 1921 and continued in this until her death in 1985. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v.3, p. 20.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the production materials for two titles, including two typescripts.

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.
  • Bell, Corydon and Bell, Thelma Harrington
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Riddle of Time 1963 
Note Bell, Corydon
New York: Viking Press, 1963
Box MF 78
Typescript, corrected (123 p.)  Box MF 78
 
Pawnee 1950 
Note Bell, Corydon
New York: Viking Press, 1950
Box MF 78
Typescript, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 78