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Collection Overview

Creator:
McClung, Robert M.
Title:
Robert M. McClung Manuscripts
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/hh63sv927
Dates:
1969-1980
Size:
10 boxes, 2 items, and 3.6 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-10
Language:
English

Abstract

Robert M. McClung (Princeton's Class of 1939) was an American writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, especially about animals and natural history. His papers contain five manuscripts of published works by McClung on wildlife conservation and endangered species. The collection includes the original edited typescripts, outlines, workbooks and notes, page and galley proofs, Xerox copies, reference material, maps, and illustrations of the books, as well as related correspondence.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Contains five manuscripts of published works by McClung on wildlife conservation and endangered species: Lost Wild America (1969), Lost Wild Worlds (1976), Hunted Mammals Of The Sea (1978), America's Endangered Birds (1979), and Vanishing Wildlife Of Latin America (1981). The collection includes the original edited typescripts, outlines, workbooks and notes, page and galley proofs, Xerox copies, reference material, maps, and illustrations of the books, as well as related correspondence--such as McClung's correspondence with his editors, the books' illustrators, and subject experts. In addition, there are several scientific papers by McClung and material related to Princeton President Harold W. Dodds and his father, Samuel Dodds.

Collection Creator Biography:

McClung, Robert M.

A member of Princeton's Class of 1939, McClung was an American writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, especially about animals and natural history.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of the author. Additions are a gift of Gale S. McClung.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2002. Finding aid written in 2002.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Robert M. McClung Manuscripts; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/hh63sv927
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-10