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Guid to the the Olive Constant Dougan Collection
D1983.1  
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Description
Olive Constant Dougan was an author of children's literature and poet who lived and worked in the United Kingdom and in Southern California. The collection at Scripps College contains the author's personal correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs, drawings by the author, and ephemera. The materials in the collection range from 1915 to 2005, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1920 to 1963.
Background
Olive Constant Dougan was born Olive Constant McMicken on September 1, 1904, in North London. She was the eldest of four children. Her mother was Welsh and her father was Scottish but of English birth. Dougan went on to take a degree at the University of London School of Librarianship in 1926. Three years later, she married Robert Ormes Dougan.
Extent
3.58 linear feet (8 archives boxes)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Denison Library.
Availability
Collection open for research.