17.5 linear ft.
Chiefly materials from all stages of the writing process for close to one hundred of Patent's non-fiction science and nature books for children and young adults -- Includes research, correspondence with publishers and expert consultants, drafts, publisher's proofs, galleys, photographs, and other illustrations; together with correspondence and clippings. While most of the collection contains materials from her published books, there are also materials related to manuscripts that were never completed.
Author of science and nature books for children and young adults; has also authored gardening books and a cookbook for adults; resident of Missoula, Mont.; b. 1940.
Materials in English.
Finding aid in the repository.