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Richard Bennett Papers

Summary Information
Title: Richard Bennett Papers
Dates: 1946
Creator: Bennett, Richard
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-706
The collection consists of two illustrations for a single title.

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

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Boy's Book of the West, 1946

Biographical Sketch

Richard Bennett was born in Ireland in 1899. He came to this country in 1903. Later in his life he visited family in Ireland frequently and the material he gathered there became the basis for his children's books. He attended the University of Washington, Seattle, and Columbia University. He was an art teacher for 12 years, before choosing to work full time as a children's book author and illustrator in 1934. Biographical source: Something About the Author, v. 21. pp. 11-13.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two illustrations for 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.
  • Bennett, Richard
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Boy's Book of the West 1946 
Note Hogeboom, Amy
New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1946
Box MC 1412
Black and white illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC 1412