Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

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Inventory

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Lucile Saunders McDonald Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 2234
Creator: McDonald, Lucile Saunders, 1898- , creator
Title: Lucile Saunders McDonald Lucile papers
Date Span: 1941-1990
Quantity: 23.28 cubic feet
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Lucile Saunders McDonald was a journalist, historian and the author of numerous children's books. She was very interested in the regional history of the Pacific Northwest, using it not only as a backround for many of her stories but as the subject of several documentaries. In addition to her free lance activities, she worked for 23 years for the "Seattle Times Magazine." She contributed a weekly local history column to the Journal-American. McDonald was a member of the Seattle Free Lances, and the Authors League of America. She helped found the Pacific Northwest Writers Conference and served as moderator for the panel on juvenile literature in 1966. She was also a member of Theta Sigma Phi's National Executive Board and the New York Newspaperwoman's Club. Except for three years absence, she lived in Washington since 1932. Her hobby was Washington history and folklore. McDonald wrote or co-authored 28 books.

Scope and Content

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Inventory

  
Accession No. 2234-001
McDonald, Lucile Saunders, 1898-
Lucile Saunders McDonald papers, 1949-1972
1.00 cubic foot
Scope and Content
Manuscripts, galley proofs of her writings, letters, programs, ephemera of Pacific Northwest Writers Conference (1965, 1970).
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Lucile McDonald, 2/1/1974.
Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


  
Accession No. 2234-002
McDonald, Lucile Saunders, 1898-
Lucile Saunders McDonald papers, 1970-1976
.14 cubic foot
Scope and Content
Newsletters, clippings, photographs.
All materials concern Seattle Free Lancers.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Lucile McDonald, 4/7/1987.

  
Accession No. 2234-003
McDonald, Lucile Saunders, 1898-
Lucile Saunders McDonald papers, 1941-1990
22.14 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Writings, research files, manuscripts and notes, lists, subject series.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Richard K. McDonald, 8/27/1992.
Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Campbell, Patricia, 1901-1976.
McDonald, Lucile Saunders, 1898- --Archives.
Petite, Irving, 1920-, creator.
Swan, James Gilchrist.
Organizations:
Authors' Guild (U.S.), creator.
Authors' League of America, creator.
Pacific Northwest Writers' Conference.
Seattle Free Lance Writers, creator.
Seattle Free Lances.
Subjects:
Child authors--Washington (State)--Seattle.
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