Browne Popular Culture Library
PCL MS-20: Elizabeth Seeman Collection
Elizabeth Seeman is an author of children's books and Smoky Mountain folklore.
In 1969, Elizabeth Seeman transferred the manuscript, In The Arms of the Mountain to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in May 1986, and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.
Elizabeth Brickel Seeman was born on May 2, 1904, in Chicago, Illinois. She married Ernest Albright Seeman, also a writer, on May 22, 1937. She attended the Cincinnati Art Academy and the Art Student's League in New York City.
At one time Seeman was a commercial artist, working mostly on greeting card designs in Cincinnati, New York City, and Chicago. The Seeman's maintain a library for mountain children in their cabin located in the Smoky Mountains (Erwin, Tennessee).
Elizabeth Seeman received the Honor Award, New York Herald Tribune's Children's Spring Book Festival, 1961, for The Talking Dog And The Barking Man.
The Elizabeth Seeman Collection houses the literary manuscript for In The Arms of the Mountain, an autobiographical book. This book tells about their early life, before the beginning of World War II, and the hardships they encountered. It also gives an insight into the folklore and life style of the people in the mountains of Tennessee.
Researchers interested in an autobiographical manuscript will find this collection of research value.
- Manuscripts, Literary
- This series contains a carbon manuscript for In The Arms of the Mountain, an autobiographical book.
|1||In The Arms Of The Mountain.|
Original title: The Creaking Bough.
Carbon manuscript with author's note
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