Guide to the Irmengarde Eberle Papers

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Eberle, Irmengarde, 1898-
Title: Irmengarde Eberle papers
Dates: 1937-1973 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet (1 container)
Collection Number: Ax 459
Summary: Collection comprises the papers of American children's book author Irmengarde Eberle, including literary manuscripts, correspondence and related materials for eleven books for children and young adults published from 1937 to 1973.
Repository: University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
Contact Information: UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical Note

American editor and author of children's books Irmengarde Eberle (1898-1979) wrote sixty-three children's and young adult books, including nature stories, biography and fiction, from 1937 to 1979..

Content Description

The collection contains various manuscripts, correspondence, and published books.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Irmengarde Eberle Papers, Ax 459, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Collection is organized into the following series:

  • Manuscripts
  • Correspondence
  • Published Books

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by processing staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 The Dog Who Came To Visit
1 2 Fawn In the Woods
1 3 Hop, Skip and Fly
1 4 Mustang On the Prairie
1 5 Night Rover, Flying Squirrels and Their Neighbors

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1 6 Hobart Van Deusen 1965
1 7 Thomas Crowell Company 1966

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Published Books
Benjamin Franklin (Man of Science) 1965

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  • Personal Names :
  • Eberle, Irmengarde, 1898---Correspondence
  • Subject Terms :
  • Children's literature, American--Authorship
  • Nature stories, American--Authorship
  • Women authors, American--20th century
  • Young adult literature, American--Authorship
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Manuscripts for publication

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