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Morton E. Wise collection of Maurice Sendak

MS-1038
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1038

Description

The Morton E. Wise Collection of Maurice Sendak contains correspondence between Sendak and Eugene Friese, Library Supervisor of Highline School District (Seattle, WA). Friese first contacts Harper and Row Publishers to arrange a tele-conference with Sendak for the National Children’s Book Week. The correspondence deals with the logistics of the event and Sendak and Friese’s sharing of personal philosophy towards children’s literature. This correspondence continues after the scheduled teleconference. Also included are two very short “thank you" notes from Sendak to bookseller Milton Reissman.

Dates

  • 1966 - 1967

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Morton E. Wise, collector. Contains letters concerning the organization of teleconference with Librarian, Eugene Friese. Also included are two handwritten notes from Sendak to Milton Reissman.

Creator

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA