This collection consists of notes,
proofs, manuscripts, and other material related to the written works of Patricia Beatty, an
award-winning author of children's books including
Charley Skedaddle. The collection also
includes materials on books Beatty co-authored with her husband John Beatty.
Patricia Beatty was born in Portland, Oregon, and was a longtime resident of Southern
California. After graduating from Reed College, she taught high school english and history,
and later held various positions as a science and children's librarian. In 1950, she married
John Louis Beatty, a history professor.
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