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Lois Lenski Web Sites


The following links are to Lois Lenski sites that have "substantial" content. Included are those sites that provide information of value to any student or scholar of Lois Lenski as an individual or author. Excluded are those sites that are essentially listings, such as Newbery prize recipients, that include one or more Lenski works. Additions to this list are welcome; please provide to the email address at the bottom of the page.

  1. Lois Lenski Collection at University of North Carolina Greensboro

    This site includes a thorough description of the holdings, including background material, sketches, typed manuscripts for several books, artifacts, poems, articles by Miss Lenski and numerous biographical items, including tape recordings with her and her sons.
  2. Lois Lenski Papers, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berleley

    The University of California, Berkeley has a small collection of manuscripts, with galleys and original illustrations of The Life I Live. Other manuscripts, personal miscellany and numerous drawings, proofs and other illustrative material are also in the collection.

In addition to the above sites, the following is a listing of sites briefly describing collections of Lenski material:

Extensive Lenski materials are also held by:

In addition, the Lenski Children's Center at the Clark County Public Library, Springfield, Ohio and California State University, Monterey Bay, might have Lenski material.

--Doug DeLong and Denise Anton Wright


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