San Francisco Interest Collection

The Effie Lee Morris Historical and Research Collection of Children's Literature - San Francisco Interest Collection includes books written or illustrated by a resident of Northern California or set in Northern California. Special focus is put on residents of San Francisco and stories set in San Francisco. There is a small collection of manuscripts that have been donated by Bay Area Authors.

Examples of books set in San Francisco:

Brown, Tricia and The Junior League of San Francisco
The City by the Bay: A Magical Journey Around San Francisco
Illus. by Elisa Kleven. Chronicle Books, 1993 (Ref j917.9461 Klev)
Jackson, Joseph Henry
A Trip to the San Francisco Exposition with Bobby and Betty
Robert M. McBride, 1939 (Ref j606 San)
Delkin, James Ladd
Festivals in San Francisco
Federal Works Agency, 1939 (Ref j917.94 Fede)

Manuscripts in the collection not yet cataloged:

Fritz, Jean
San Francisco
Rand McNally, ©1962
Heady, Eleanor
Coat of the earth
Norton, ©1968
Heady, Eleanor
High meadow
Grosset & Dunlap, ©1970
Jambo
Sungura. Norton, ©1965
Tales of the Nimipoo, from the land of the Nez Perce Indians
World, ©1970
When the stones were soft.
Funk & Wagnalls, ©1970
Peppard, Murray B.
Paths through the forest
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, ©1971
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