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Edna Walker Chandler Papers

Summary Information
Title: Edna Walker Chandler Papers
Dates: 1967
Creator: Chandler, Edna Walker
Extent: 19 p.
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-869
Includes the typescript for Chandler's children's book, Five Cent, Five Cent.

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.


Five Cent, Five Cent, 1967

Biographical Sketch

Walker was born near Macksville, Kansas in 1908. She was an educator and author of more than 50 books for children. She worked as a teacher, raised a family, and graduated from Sacramento State College in 1958. She then became a full-time author. She is best known for her series of books for slow readers, the Cowboy Sam series. She died in 1982.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 11 and 31.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes the typescript for Chandler's children's book, Five Cent, Five Cent.

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.
  • Chandler, Edna Walker
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Five Cent, Five Cent 1967 
Note Stull, Betty
Chicago: Albert Whitman, 1967
Box M.F. 201
typescript (19 p.)  Box M.F. 201