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Rhoda Blumberg Papers

Summary Information
Title: Rhoda Blumberg Papers
Dates: 1985
Creator: Blumberg, Rhoda
Extent: 3 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-892
The collection consists of a typescript for a single title.

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

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Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun, 1985

Biographical Sketch

Rhoda Blumberg was born in 1917 in New York, New York. She received her BA from Adelphi College in 1938 and also did graduate work at Columbia University. She was a freelance writer for CBS radio 1940-1944. She was a talent scout for NBC radio 1945-1946. She was a magazine writer 1940-. She is best known for her children's books of historical nonfiction. She has received numerous awards for her work, among them the Newbery Honor Book Award in 1986 for her book Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 123, pp. 9-13.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a typescript 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.
  • Blumberg, Rhoda
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun 1985 
Note  New York: Lothrop, 1985
Box MF 1221
typescript, corrected (147 p.)  Box MF 1221