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Augusta Stevenson manuscript, circa 1955

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve

Title

Augusta Stevenson manuscript

Date

circa 1955

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

56M308 : [identification of item], Augusta Stevenson manuscript, circa 1955, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.23 Cubic feet

1 box

Abstract

The Augusta Stevenson manuscript (dated circa 1955; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) comprises a manuscript for Stevenson's children's book Tecumseh, Shawnee Boy.

Biography/History

Children's author and teacher, Augusta Stevenson (1869-1976) wrote over 400 books. She is well known for the series Childhood of Famous Americans and Children's Classics in Dramatic Form. She began teaching in Indianapolis Public schools in 1908.

Scope and Content

The Augusta Stevenson manuscript (dated circa 1955; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) comprises a manuscript for Stevenson's children's book Tecumseh, Shawnee Boy. The manuscript has annotations and edits in several different hands.

Subjects

  • Manuscripts.
  • Stevenson, Augusta
  • Authors, American--Kentucky.
  • Children's literature, American.
  • Native American.

Collection Inventory

Tecumseh, Shawnee Boy manuscript, circa 1955
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]