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Mabel Cleland Widdemer Papers

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Widdemer, Mabel Cleland.
Title: Mabel Cleland Widdemer Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1921-1954
Quantity: 1.5 linear ft.
Abstract: American poet and children's author. Collection contains correspondence, printed material, clippings, subject files.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Mabel Cleland Widdemer (1902-?) was an American poet and children's author. She wrote several books for the "Childhood of Famous Americans" series published by Bobbs-Merrill, including biographies of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Washington Irving, James Monroe and DeWitt Clinton.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Mabel Cleland Widdemer Papers includes correspondence, printed material, clippings, and subject files.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Widdemer, Mabel Cleland.


Authors, American.
Children's authors .

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Mabel Cleland Widdemer Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mabel Cleland Widdemer, 1962.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 31 Oct 2010
Revision history:

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