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Alice Rogers Hager Papers

Identifier: DG0411

Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials used or received by Mrs. Alice Hager Rogers in relation to the creation and publication of her young adult books Cathy Whitney: President’s Daughter (1966), Dateline: Paris (1954), Love’s Golden Circle (1962), Washington Secretary (1958), and The Wonderful Ice-Cream Cart (1955). It includes typed manuscript outlines, chapters, and notes for the various books as well as assorted materials such as an article by the author, newspaper reviews, and a handwritten fan letter from a seventh grade student Martha Zepera along with the author’s typed response in the original envelope. Also included are a photograph of Alice Rogers Hager, a typescript review of one of her books, promotional material from a publisher, and a photographic picture book of Washington, D.C. by Hager and Jackie Martin. The collection is contained in two boxes and organized into two series by books, along with their respective materials, and miscellaneous


  • circa 1940-1966

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, other than that noted above.


.60 Cubic Feet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Alice Rogers Hager.

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Repository Details

Part of the de Grummond Childrens Literature Collection Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001