Augusta Stevenson manuscript

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.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Augusta Stevenson manuscript
Date
circa 1955
Creator
Stevenson, Augusta
Extent
0.23 Cubic feet
Subjects
Authors, American--Kentucky.
Children's literature, American.
Native American.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
56M308 : [identification of item], Augusta Stevenson manuscript, circa 1955, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Tecumseh, Shawnee Boy manuscript, circa 1955

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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