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Judith and Neil Morgan Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel Book Production Materials
MSS 641  
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Description
Papers of Judith and Neil Morgan for the production of Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel (1995), the first published biography written about Ted Geisel. Materials in the collection include extensive research files beginning with Ted Geisel's childhood through the incorporation of Seuss Enterprises, audio cassette interviews with Geisel's friends, family, and colleagues, typescripts drafts, and proof copies. Also included is a complete manuscript draft of Edward Connery Lathem's unpublished biography for Ted Geisel.
Background
California journalists Judith and Neil Morgan have written articles together for National Geographic and other magazines. They began researching and writing Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel in the early 1990s, having been close friends with Ted Geisel for over thirty years.
Extent
4.2 Linear feet (8 archives boxes and 3 card file boxes)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
THIS COLLECTION IS RESTRICTED UNTIL 2020.