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Mary Gillett papers concerning Bugles at the Border

 Collection
Identifier: MS0012

Scope and Contents

Material relating to "Bugles at the Border" (Winston-Salem: John F. Blair, 1968), an historical novel for children set in Charlotte during the Revolutionary War. Includes typescript, proof, and printed copies of the book and original illustrations by Bruce Tucker.

Dates

  • 1968

Creator

Physical Description

(5 items, including 1 volume bound, 1 volume unbound, and 2 drawings).

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical Note

Gillett was a pioneer woman advertizing executive who moved to Charlotte in 1930. Her firm, Ayer and Gillett, was once the largest advertising agency in North Carolina. Her first novel was Shadows Slant (1937). Bugles at the Border won North Carolina's highest award for juvenile fiction, the Juvenile Literature Award (presented annually by the North Carolina branch of the American Association of University Women), in 1969.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Material relating to "Bugles at the Border" (Winston-Salem: John F. Blair, 1968), an historical novel for children set in Charlotte during the Revolutionary War. Includes typescript, proof, and printed copies of the book and original illustrations by Bruce Tucker.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Richard L. Casanova, 1976.

Physical Description

(5 items, including 1 volume bound, 1 volume unbound, and 2 drawings).

Processing Information

Processed by James Kusik.

Missing Title

  1. Gillett, Mary Bugles at the border.
  2. Charlotte (N.C.) History 18th century Fiction.
  3. Mecklenburg County (N.C.) History 18th century Fiction
Title
Mary Gillett papers concerning Bugles at the Border
Status
Completed
Author
James Kusik
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated