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Jessie Brewer McGaw Papers

Summary Information
Title: Jessie Brewer McGaw papers
Dates: 1958
Creator: McGaw, Jessie Brewer
Extent: 1 folder--written; 1 box--illustrative
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-912
Abstract:
The collection contains production material for 1 title, and includes a typescript, correspondence, carbon notes, xerox notes, pencil sketches, and thermofax copies of pictographs.

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.

Copyright:

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.


Arrangement

Painted Pony Runs Away; as Little Elk tells it in Indian picture writing, 1958


Biographical Sketch

Jessie Brewer McGaw was born October 17, 1913 in Montgomery County, Tenn. She became a high school Latin teacher, and eventually taught history at the university level. The first juvenile she wrote was to encourage her own son to read. She wrote about his favorite subject--Indians. As a language major she became interested in the sign language and pictographs used by the Plains Indians.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 10


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains production material for 1 title, and includes a typescript, correspondence, carbon notes, xerox notes, pencil sketches, and thermofax copies of pictographs.

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.
  • McGaw, Jessie Brewer
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Painted Pony Runs Away; as Little Elk tells it in Indian picture writing 1958 
Note  New York: Nelson, 1958
Box MF576
typescript, explanatory material (6 p.)  Box MF576
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF576
 
notes, carbon (1 p.)  Box MF576
 
notes, xerox (1 p.)  Box MF576
Box MC1053
pencil sketches (11 p.)  Box MC1053
 
pieces of thermofax copies of pictographs (70 p.)  Box MC1053