Marion Pedersen Teal Papers, 1947-1949
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Brief Description: Papers of Marion Pedersen Teal (1912-2000) (B.S. Journalism, 1934) contain correspondence, publications, book manuscripts and galleys, newspaper publicity, and correspondence regarding her publication of The Earth Is Ours (1948), a novel based on her move, with her husband Ray Teal, from New York City to rural DeWitt County to take over a run-down family farm and their struggles to bring the farm to a prosperous and successful condition, her neigbhors, and the need for scientific farming and soil conservation.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 26/20/154
Volume: 0.8
Acquired: 03/12/2012.
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Subject Index
Clinton, Illinois
Dewitt County, Illinois
Rural Life
Soil Conservation
Acquisition Notes: Stephen W. Teal