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Claire Huchet Bishop Papers

Summary Information
Title: Claire Huchet Bishop Papers
Dates: 1961
Creator: Bishop, Claire Huchet
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-751
The collection consists of a galley proof 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.


Present from Petros, 1961

Biographical Sketch

Claire Huchet Bishop was bron in Geneva, Switzerland c. 1899. She attended the Sorbonne. In 1924 she started the first children's library in France, L'Heure Joyeuse. She emigrated to the United States, working as a political activist, librarian and author. She was a prize winning children's book writer. She was also a leading opponent of anti-Semitism. She died in 1993.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a galley proof 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.
  • Bishop, Claire Huchet
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Present from Petros 1961 
Note Davis, Dimitris
New York: Viking Press, 1961
Box MF 83
Galley proof (18 p.)  Box MF 83