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Hans Christian Andersen Award Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0407
Abstract

Submitted works and biographical material from the 1990 Hans Christian Andersen Award author and illustrator nominees.

Dates: 1990

Stirt Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0352
Abstract Irving Stirt (1921-2010) grew up in Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania and immigrated to the United States in 1940. He lived in New York, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Marinette (WI), during which time he completed high school, enlisted in the U.S. army, and married. Stirt's family, who remained in Kaunas, are presumed to have been killed by the Nazis in 1941. This small archive includes a diary, letters, documents, and photographs that evidence Stirt's departure from Lithuania at the age of 19, the death...
Dates: 1923-2010; Majority of material found within 1938-1941