Lillian J. Bragdon Papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains the books and correspondence from Lillian J. Bragdon's career as a children's author and editor. In addition to English and Arabic copies of her 1962 book Switzerland and Her People, the collection also includes copies of It's Fun to Speak French and Luther Burbank, Nature's Helper. In addition to Bragdon's own works, the collection contains correspondence with other authors, illustrators and editors, including Henry Beston, Warren Chappell, Roger and Lou Duvoisin, Mabel Dwiggins, Alfred A. Knopf, Fritz Kredel, Helen Dean Fish, Rudolph Ruzicka and Elizabeth Yates.
- Creation: 1928-1984
The collection is open and available for research.
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Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.
Lillian J. Bragdon was a children's book author and editor. Bragdon handled educational promotion for Stokes, managed an educational department for the American News Co. and became head of the Alfred A. Knopf juvenile department on January 1, 1940. Bragdon authored numerous books for children including Tell Me the Time Please, The Land of William Tell, The Land of Joan of Arc, The land and people of Switzerland, and The land and People of France.
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Language of Materials
The collection consists of books, manuscripts, correspondence and professional papers of author and editor, Lillian J. Bragdon.
The Northeast Children's Literature Collection obtained Bragdon's materials through a donation by her daughter,Elizabeth Easton
Barnes, A. S., The Child's song book. Coordinating Council for French Relief Societies, Inc., Le Merveilleux de voyage de la goutte de vitamine. Dwiggins, W. A., Brother Jeromy. Fish, Helen Dean, Children's almanac of books and holidays. Lear, Edward, Nonsense songs. Moore, Anne Carroll, My roads to childhood. Pauli, Hertah, The Legend of the blessed tree. Yates, Elizabeth, One writers' way. by Lillian J. Bragdon: -- Luther Burbank: Nature's helper. -- It's fun to speak French. -- Switzerland and her people. -- Switzerland and her people (Arabic version).
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