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Lois and Louis Darling papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 644
Scope and Contents
The Lois and Louis Darling Papers consist of writings, correspondence, artwork, galley proofs, mock-ups, notebooks, a photographic negative, printed material, and other papers relating to the professional lives of Lois and Louis Darling. Material relates to the Darlings' collaborative and individual publications, including Greenhead (William Morrow, 1954); The Gull's Way (William Morrow,1965); The Sea Serpents Around Us: A Complete Guide to Sea Serpentology (Little Brown, 1965); A Place in the Sun: Ecology and the Living World (William Morrow, 1968); The Science of Life (World Publishing Company, 1961); Worms (William Morrow, 1972); the unpublished "One Dozen Eggs." Included among the papers is an illustration entiteld "Pseudocephalopod", with a corresponding photographic negative.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Lois and Louis Darling Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lois Darling, 1985 and 1991.
Organized into two groupings: I. January 1985 Acquisition, 1964-1968. II. August 1991 Acquisition, 1954-1986.
Associated Materials
Printed material received with the collection was removed for separate cataloging and can be accessed by searching Orbis (Yale's Online Catalog).
2.42 Linear Feet ((6 boxes) + 1 art storage item)
Related Names
Darling, Lois
Darling, Louis, 1916-
Language of Materials