Mignon Rittenhouse Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection are organized into seven series (Biographical, Correspondence, Legal/Financial, Manuscripts, Photographs, Published Material and Secondary).
The collection is concentrated within the manuscripts and secondary series, both containing materials relating to two of Rittenhouse's books, The Amazing Nellie Bly and Seven Women Explorers. Manuscripts also contains poetry written by Rittenhouse.
Correspondence is both business-related and personal. Correspondence can be found in the series of the same name as well as the Secondary series.
Notable within the Legal/Financial series is a comparison of Rittenhouse's work against titled "Oh My! That Nellie Bly." The collection contains several photographs, two of Rittenhouse.
- Created: 1924-1978
- Other: Majority of material found in 1952-1970
- Rittenhouse, Mignon. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.
5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
The collection was originally donated to the Faculty/Alumni Collection begun in 1976, however the time or circumstances of donation is uncertain.
Other Descriptive Information
The Mignon Rittenhouse papers highlight the professional career of this editor and author, particularly relating to Rittenhouse
- Mignon Rittenhouse Papers
- Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Roman Script