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Carrighar, Sally, 1898-1985



  • Existence: 1898 - 1985

Sally Carrighar was born in 1898. She wan American naturalist and writer. She is known for her series of nature books chronicling the lives of wild animals. Carrighar's work was based on years of observation. She spent seven years observing at Beetle Rock in California and ten years in the Arctic before writing her books. Publications include "One Day on Beetle Rock" (1944), "The Twilight Seas" (1975), "Icebound Summer" (1953), "One Day at Teton Marsh" (1947), "Home to the Wilderness" (1973), "Wild Heritage" (1965), "Wild Voice of the North: Chronicle of an Eskimo Dog" (1959), "Moonlight at Midday" (1958), "The Glass Dove: A Novel of the Underground Railroad" (1962), "A Husky in the House" (1960) and "Blue Whale (1975). Carrighar died in 1985.

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Sally Carrighar papers

Identifier: MS-147
Overview Sally Carrighar (1898-1985), naturalist and writer. The collection contains the typescripts of "One Day on Beetle Rock" (1944), "One Day at Teton Marsh" (1947), "Icebound Summer" (1953), "Moonlight at Midday" (1958), and "Wild Voice of the North (1959), some with galley proofs, page proofs, and front matter.