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The Campbell Collection

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Historical books in Seymour Library.

Known as the John D. and Nelle Laughlin Campbell Children's Literature Collection, the collection was established in 2003 by the Campbell children.

An initial gift of books from a Campbell family friend, Jewell Stoddard, was an important element in creating a collection based on illustration and content. The books, many first editions, many signed by the authors are Caldecott winners. The collection will continue to grow and will support the work of students in educational studies programs.

Abraham Lincoln by Amy Cohn and Suzy Schmidt Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow People by Peter Spier
Abraham Lincoln by Amy L. Cohn and Suzy Schmidt. Scholastic Press, New York, 2002. Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. E.P.Dutton, Inc. New York, 1983. People by Peter Spier. Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1980.
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Printed on Monday, October 20, 2014