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Library > Collections > Rare Books & Manuscripts > Finding Aid Index > Friermood, Elisabeth H. Friermood, Elisabeth H.

Elisabeth H. Friermood
1898 – 1959
1 mss box

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Brent Abercrombie, February 2011

Biographical Note:

Elisabeth Hampton Friermood was born in 1903, in Marion, Indiana. Friermood worked as a children’s librarian at the Marion Public Library from 1925 to 1928, before moving to Ohio to become the children’s librarian at Dayton Public Library from 1930 to 1942. Friermood also wrote eighteen books, mostly fiction, that focused primarily on Midwestern life during the nineteenth century. Topics included the Underground Railroad, Spanish American War, and general pioneer life. Elisabeth Friermood died in 1992.

Source: 2/9/11.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection contains correspondence and research notes regarding Elisabeth H. Friermood’s manuscript “Doc Dudley’s Daughter.” Also included is the first draft, last typed copy, and printer’s proof of the manuscript.

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1. 

1. Correspondence, April 1959
2. Research Notes: “Doc Dudley’s Daughter” 1898 – 1902
3. First Draft: “Doc Dudley’s Daughter”
4. Last Typed Copy: “Doc Dudley’s Daughter” (part 1, chapters 1 – 10)  
5. Last Typed Copy: “Doc Dudley’s Daughter” (part 2, chapters 11 – 18)
6. Printer’s Proof: “Doc Dudley’s Daughter”

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 6 folders
Collection Dates: 1898 – 1959
Provenance: Harold F. Brigham, Sept. 10, 1962
Access : The collection is open for research use
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: None