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Collection Title: Robin McKown Papers

Collection Number: DG0647

Accession Number: Unknown

Inclusive Dates: 1963-1969; no date

Volume: 1.20 cubic ft.

Given By : Robin McKown

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

The Congo, River of Mystery by Robin McKown, illustrated by Tom Feelings; McGraw-Hill, 1968.

Original manuscript

The American Revolution: The French Allies by Robin McKown; McGraw-Hill, 1969.

Background and research notes (typed and holograph)
Photographs (5)
Page proofs (3 sets)

Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold: American Military Commanders by Robin McKown;  McGraw-Hill, 1969.

Final draft of manuscript [typed on back of drafts for other books]
Sample chapters of first draft
New lead (pp. 3-5) on Horatio Gates section

Rakoto and the Drongo Bird by Robin McKown, illustrated by Robert Quackenbush;  Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1966.

Original Manuscript

Girl of Madagascar by Robin McKown; J. Messner, 1968.

Original Manuscript

Seven Famous Trials in History by Robin McKown; Vanguard Press, 1963.

Plate proof
Edited galley
Author’s proof galley

“Widow of Avion” by Robin McKown [Unpublished, basis for 2 other novels]

Carbon manuscript

“The Battle of Concord Town” by Robin McKown.  [publication information not found]

Partial manuscript

Created by: Dee Jones
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Revised: February 1, 2016