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Agnes McCarthy Papers

Identifier: DG0634

Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials related to the children’s book, Let’s Go to a Court (Putnam, 1962), by Agnes McCarthy. The collection is organized into one series by book, and it is contained in one letter-sized folder.


  • Creation: 1961-1962

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; Available for research

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Reproductions can be made only if they are to be used for "private study, scholarship, or research." It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.

Biographical / Historical

Agnes McCarthy was born in 1933, and she spent much of her life in New York. She lives in Woodstock, NY, and received an MA in African Studies from the State University of New York, New Paltz. In her lifetime, she published several books for children, including Let’s Go to Vote (Putnam, 1969), Let’s Go to a Court (Putnam, 1962), Creatures of the Deep (Prentice-Hall, 1963), and Worth Fighting For: A Story of the Negro in the Civil War (Zenith Books, 1965). She wrote for both children and young adults, and her books cover topics from civil rights to New York state history to animals.

Sources: "Agnes McCarthy (1933-)." Something About the Author, edited by Anne Commire, vol. 4, Gale, 1971, p. 152. Something About The Author Online, Accessed 29 July 2019.


.10 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Agnes McCarthy

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Repository Details

Part of the de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection Repository

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