Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

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Inventory

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Lois Crisler Papers
1940-1973



Manuscript Collection No.: 2060
Creator: Crisler, Lois , creator
Title: Lois Crisler papers
Date Span: 1940-1973
Quantity: 3.09 cubic feet plus 3 items
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Lois Brown Crisler was born in Spokane, Washington. She wrote about the wildlife in the Olympic Mountains and the Arctic. Her first book, "Arctic Wild" was written in 1953 when she and her photographer husband, Herb, went to Alaska on an assignment for Walt Disney to photograph wolves, caribou, and other wildlife. She wrote several other books and articles, including "Captive Wild," which she completed on a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Scope and Content

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Inventory

  
Accession No. 2060-001
Crisler, Lois
Lois Crisler papers, 1941-1958
2.67 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, literary manuscripts, notes, clippings of published articles, photographs.
Works about the Olympic Mountains in Washington and the Arctic.
Articles include nos. 1, 2, 5-9, 11, 13-26, 28-50, 52-68, 70-80, 82-100.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Estate of Lois Crisler, 12/2/1971.
Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


  
Accession No. 2060-002
Crisler, Lois
Lois Crisler papers, circa 1955-1961
3 items
Scope and Content
Letters, 1955, 1958; budget, ca. 1961 (xerox copies).
Originals are in Western History Center, Denver Public Library. Annotations added by donor, 1970s and 1980s.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Ruby El Hult McAndrew, 1/24/1986.

  
Accession No. 2060-003
Crisler, Lois
Lois Crisler papers, 1940-1973
.28 cubic foot
Scope and Content
Correspondence, writings, list, clippings, snapshot negatives.
List is of dates her travel columns appeared in "Port Angeles Evening News." Folder of stories and poems are from Irving Petite, a former student of Lois Crisler.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Ruby El Hult, 12/11/1986.

  
Accession No. 2060-004
Crisler, Lois
Lois Crisler papers, 1948-1972
.14 cubic foot
Scope and Content
Scrapbook 1948-49, 1957; biographical clipping 1972; outgoing letters 1948-57, undated; photograph undated
The scrapbook is mostly clippings of Lois Crisler's writings which were published in newspapers. Outgoing letters are from Lois Crisler to members of the Jorden Family in New Hampshire.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Received 10/29/1990.

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Crisler, Lois--Archives.
Hult, Ruby El, 1912-
Petite, Irving, 1920-
Geographic Names:
Olympic National Park (Wash.)
Subjects:
Naturalists--Washington (State)--Olympic National Park.
Last modified: October 31, 2007
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