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Marjorie Thayer was born in 1908 in California. She was a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley. Her career encompassed almost all aspects of book production and publishing, beginning as a bookseller and moving into editing positions at a number of publishing firms including Funk & Wagnall, Doubleday and Knopf. Her involvement at the South Western Museum in Los Angeles lead her to the story presented in Climbing Sun: The Story of a Hopi Indian Boy. She died of cancer in 1992.
Scope and Content
The collection contains one edited typescript, and two edited galleys for the book Climbing Sun: The Story of a Hopi Indian Boy Sun which tells the story of a young Hopi Indian boy sent to the Sherman Institution for reeducation. While at the school, isolated from his culture, and forced to speak English, Hubert must learn to deal with a hostile environment and his own feelings as he eventually assimilates.
The Anne Siberell Papers (DG 0895) contain artwork for Climbing Sun: The Story of a Hopi Indian Boy.
Series and Subseries
A. Book (1980)
Box/Folder A. Book CLIMBING SUN: THE STORY OF A HOPI INDIAN BOY by Marjorie Thayer and Elizabeth Emanuel, illustrated by Anne Siberell (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1980). 1/1-1/2 Edited typescript, 1/1 Forward, pp. 1-36. 1/2 pp. 37-76, and bibliography. 1/3-1/4 Edited galley, February, 1/3 pp. 1-17. 1/4 pp. 18-35. 1/5-1/6 Edited galley, March, 1/5 pp. 1-42. 1/6 pp. 44-96.
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