Steele, William O., 1917-1979

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William O. Steele was born December 22, 1917, in Franklin, Tenn, and died June 25, 1979, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He wrote children's books on pioneer history and Tennessee folklore, and received a Newbery Honor citation for The Perilous Road, as well as other awards and honors. He also wrote non-fiction. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author vols. 1, 27, 51.

From the description of William O. Steele Papers 1959-1965. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 456170506

William O. Steele was born December 22, 1917, in Franklin, Tenn, and died June 25, 1979, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He wrote children's books on pioneer history and Tennessee folklore, and received a Newbery Honor citation for The Perilous Road, as well as other awards and honors. He also wrote non-fiction. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author vols. 1, 27, 51

From the guide to the William O. Steele Papers, 1959-1965, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

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creatorOf Steele, Mary Q. The eye in the forest : production material, ca. 1975. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Steele, Mary Q. Papers, 1969-1979. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Steele, William O., 1917-. William O. Steele Papers 1959-1965. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Nicolas, 1911-1973. Daniel Boone's echo : production material, ca. 1957. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf William O. Steele Papers, 1959-1965 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]
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