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Dorothy N. Tharpe papers

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: Z15-036

Content Description

Louise Hall Tharp, children's author and historical biographer, was born in 1898 in Oneonta, New York, and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts. After attending the Boston School of Fine Arts in 1917-1919, she worked for the Girl Scouts of America in 1925-1934. In 1940, Tharp wrote her first book, Tory Hole. In total, she wrote 17 historical novels for young people and historical biographies for older readers. In 1959, Tharp was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Literature from Northeastern University. The collection consists of two letters between Dorothy Tharpe and Louise Hall Tharp regarding the latter's books. The collection is unprocessed. Accessioned 2015 May 22. 46/4

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Use Restrictions

Requests for permission to publish from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.


  • Creation: 1971


0.01 cubic feet (0.01 cubic feet in 1 half-manuscript box.)