Guide to the Charles Michael Daugherty Papers

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Daugherty, Charles Michael, 1914-
Title: Charles Michael Daugherty papers
Dates: 1914-1970 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.95 linear feet (3 containers)
Collection Number: Ax 748
Summary: Charles Michael Daugherty is known for writing and illustrating children's books. The collection includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, and illustrations.
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

Charles Michael Daugherty (November 17,1914- ) was born in New York City. He is a writer and illustrator of children's books. His father was an artist and author; his mother, a children's author. He was educated at Yale University and the Art Students League. He has written and illustrated a variety of books for young readers, most of them nonfiction works on the history of science. A number of Daugherty's volumes are meant to serve as introductions to careers as varied as Army service, photography, and oceanography.

Daugherty is perhaps best known for his work on scientific professions, including The Great Archaeologists, Wider than the Sky: Aviation as a Career, and Searchers of the Sea: Pioneers in Oceanography.

Content Description

The Charles Michael Daugherty Papers contains manuscripts of his published works and a small correspondence section.

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 material 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], Charles Michael Daugherty Papers, Ax 748, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Collection is organized into the following series:

Series: Correspondence

Series: Manuscripts

Series: Miscellaneous

Acquisition Information :  

Gift of Charles Michael Daugherty in 1973.

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by processing staff, 1970.

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 Incoming
1 2 Outgoing

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1 3 Samuel Clemens. Original 1970
1 4 Samuel Clemens. First Version 1970
1 5 Samuel Clemens. Second Version 1970
1 6 Samuel Clemens. Third Version 1970
1 7 Samuel Clemens. Printer's Proof 1970
1 8 The Great Archeologists. Final Draft Printer's Copy 1962
1 9 The Great Archeologists. Dummy and Page Proofs 1962
1 10 The Great Archeologists. Galley 1962
1 11 The Great Archeologists. Page Proofs 1962
1 12 Searchers of the Sea. Final Draft Printer's Copy 1961
1 13 Searcher's of the Sea. Page Proofs 1961
1 14 Good News 1956
1 15 Let 'Em Roll 1950

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2 Loose manuscripts

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  • Personal Names :
  • Daugherty, Charles Michael, 1914---Correspondence
  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910--Juvenile literature
  • Subject Terms :
  • Archaeologists--Juvenile literature
  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Children's literature, American--Authorship
  • Illustrated children's books--United States--Specimens
  • Illustrators--United States
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Mock-ups

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