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Selected manuscripts of Mabel Thompson Rauch


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Title: Selected manuscripts of Mabel Thompson Rauch, 1959-1960Add to your cart.

ID: 1/1/MSS 128

Primary Creator: Rauch, Mabel Thompson

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in chapters.

Subjects: Rauch, Mabel Thompson

Forms of Material: Fiction, Manuscripts for publication., Rauch, Mabel Thompson - Manuscripts

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is composed of the manuscripts, notes, and publication-related documents concerning two novels written by Mabel Thompson Rauch.  The novels are entitled Vinnie and the Flag Tree, and The Little Hellion.  The copyright dates are 1959 and 1960, respectively.  The manuscripts are typewritten, with author's corrections.  Certain pages have been retyped and rearranged and both copies of the changes are present in the collection.

Biographical Note

Mabel Thompson Rauch was born in Carbondale, Ill., November 30, 1888 to Theodore Wilson and Lovina Rendleman Thompson.  The mile-square family farm where she was born is now a part of the campus of Southern Illinois University.

She attended SIU, then spent a year at the School of Music, Belmont College, studying voice.  On August 11, 1913, she married James Lee Rauch.

After raising her children, she began a successful career writing about her Southern Illinois heritage.  She contributed more than 250 short stories and articles to periodicals, and wrote 2 novels for children.

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Rauch, Mabel Thompson

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collections. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Selected manuscripts of Mabel Thompson Rauch, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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