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Augusta Stevenson Tecumseh manuscript, 1956

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve

Title

Augusta Stevenson

Tecumseh manuscript,

Date

1956

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

The collection is arranged numerically by page number.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

56M308 : [identification of item], Tecumseh, Augusta Stevenson manuscript, 1956, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.23 Cubic feet

1 box

Abstract

The Augusta Stevenson manuscript contains the annotated manuscript of Tecumseh by Augusta Stevenson, pages 1-101.

Biography/History

Augusta Stevenson was an extremely prolific author who taught in the Indianapolis Public Schools starting in 1908. He wrote 400 books, most famously the series, Childhood of Famous Americans. Bobbs-Merrill published that series as handy orange-covered hardbacks with glossy slipcovers and a dozen or so silhouette illustrations in each volume.

Scope and Content

The Augusta Stevenson manuscript contains the annotated manuscript Tecumseh. It includes 101 loose pages. Also included are letters from the Bobbs-Merrill Publishing Company and the University of Kentucky Library sending and accepting the manuscript as a donation.

Subjects

  • Manuscripts.
  • Authors, American--Kentucky.
  • Native American.

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