Women's Studies Collections -- Children's Literature Subject Guide
Joan Aiken (1924-2004). Thirty years’ worth of correspondence, from the celebrated author of the Wolves of Willoughby Chase series.
Joan Walsh Anglund (1926- ). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, artwork, diaries, and other material from the beloved and prolific author and artist.
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924). A large group of letters, sent to the author of The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy.
Barbara N. Byfield (1930-1988). Manuscripts and illustrations from the noted writer and artist.
Edith Patterson Meyer (1895-1993). Manuscripts and other items from the award-winning author of biographies and histories for young adults.
Madeleine Polland (1918-). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other items from the popular and prolific Irish author of historical children’s fiction.
Lynne Reid Banks (1929-). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, research, and more, from the acclaimed author of The Indian in the Cupboard series, as well as the classic feminist novel The L-Shaped Room.
Dodie [Dorothy Gladys Smith] Smith (1896-1990). Manuscripts, journals, diaries, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the prominent novelist, playwright, and screenwriter, including her novels I Capture the Castle and 101 Dalmatians.
Virginia Sorensen (1912-1991). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, and research from the Newberry Award-winning author, known for her writings on the LDS (Mormon) Church.
Elizabeth George Speare (1908-1994). Manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs from the recognized novelist, including manuscripts for her Newbery award-winning novels The Witch of Blackbird Pond and The Bronze Bow.
Margaret A. Stanger (1896-1980). Proofs for her classic novel That Quail, Robert.
Joyce Stranger (1921-2007). Manuscripts and correspondence from the prolific author, known for her writings on the theme of humanity’s relationship with animals.
Elizabeth Yates (1905-2001). Manuscripts, research material, correspondence, memorabilia, and much more, from the prolific and acclaimed writer, including manuscripts for her Newbery award-winning novel Amos Fortune, Free Man.