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.

Effie Lee Morris
Effie Lee Morris

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


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