Maribelle Cormack (1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. The collection includes manuscripts, publications, correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, and book reviews of her work, as well as biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogy.
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Maribelle Cormack (January 11, 1902-1984) was a museum director and children's author. Cormack attended Cornell, (A.B. English Literature), University of Vienna and Geneva (botanical summer school), and Brown University (M.A. Botany). She is known for her interests in nature and astronomy and held a weekly nature story hour for children. Two of her books
Horns the Gurand
Land for my Sons have been done in Braille.
Collection comprises primarily literary manuscripts and publications, but also correspondence, illustrations, photographs, radio scripts, articles, and book reviews, related to the work of American children's book author and radio program host Maribelle Cormack. Collection also contains biographical material, including an autobiographical sketch and genealogical information.
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Preferred Citation :
[Identification of item], Maribelle Cormack Papers, Ax 418, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Series: Book Manuscripts
Series: Other Manuscripts
Series: Published Articles
Series: Short Stories
Series: Addendum I
Series: Addendum II
Series: Addendum III
Acquisition Information :
Gift of Maribelle Cormack in 1968.
Processing Note :
Processed by processing staff, August 1968.
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