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Joseph Wharton Lippincott manuscripts

Ms. Coll. 1089

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Creator:
Lippincott, Joseph Wharton, 1887-1976
Title:
Joseph Wharton Lippincott manuscripts
Date [inclusive]:
1940-1950
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 1089
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Language:
English
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscripts of Joseph W. Lippincott, including a manuscript of The Wahoo Bobcat; and manuscripts and typescripts of  Black Wings,  Phantom Deer, and  Wildernss Champion. The manuscripts are not illustrated.
Cite as:
Joseph Wharton Lippincott manuscripts, 1940-1950, Ms. Coll. 1089, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

Joseph Wharton Lippincott (1887-1976) worked at the publication house of J.B. Lippincott Company for fifty years and let that company as President for twenty-one years. He also wrote seventeen nature books for children, including The Wahoo Bobcat (1955).

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscripts of Joseph W. Lippincott, including a manuscript of The Wahoo Bobcat; and manuscripts and typescripts of  Black Wings,  Phantom Deer, and  Wildernss Champion. The manuscripts are not illustrated.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  2015 June 12

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Cléemence Scouten

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may exist. For most library holdings, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania do not hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the requester to seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Source of Acquisition

Gifts of Joseph Wharton Lippincott, 1954-1959.

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Manuscripts (document genre)
  • Typescripts
Subject(s)
  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Juvenile fiction

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Black Wings, manuscript, undated.

1 1

Black Wings, typescript, undated.

1 2

The Wahoo Bobcat, manuscript, undated.

1 3

The Phantom Deer, typescript, undated.

2 1-2

The Phantom Deer, manuscript, undated.

2 3

Wilderness Champion, manuscript, undated.

2 4-5

Wilderness Champion, typescript, undated.

2 6