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Mary Jane Carr Papers

Summary Information
Title: Mary Jane Carr Papers
Dates: 1940
Creator: Carr, Mary Jane, 1895-1988
Extent: 4 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-745
The collection contains typescript and notes for Carr's children's book, Young Mac of Fort Vancouver.

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.


Young Mac of Fort Vancouver, 1940

Biographical Sketch

Mary Jane Carr was born in Portland, Oregon and attended St. Mary's College in her home state. She was the associate editor of the Catholic Sentinel for several years and then worked on the Oregonian before writing children's books. Her first book for children was Children of the Covered Wagon which was a selection of the Junior Literary Guild as was her second book, Young Mac of Fort Vancouver.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , v.2, pp. 50-51.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescript and notes for Carr's children's book, Young Mac of Fort Vancouver.

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.
  • Carr, Mary Jane, 1895-1988
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Young Mac of Fort Vancouver 1940 
Note Holberg, Richard
New York: Crowell, 1940
Box M.F. 191
Typescript, corrected (188 p.)  Box M.F. 191
Notes (9 p.)  Box M.F. 191