Subseries 1.4
Children's correspondence, 1961-1996
Boxes 48-52; OP1

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of correspondence written by children in response to his children's books from 1961-1996. Many letters which include drawings, were sent to Hughes from entire classrooms of children, particluarly relating to The Iron Man (1985), and the subsequent animated movie Iron Giant (1999) and its sequel, The Iron Women (1993).

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order, with undated filed at the end of the subseries.

Scope and Content Note The subseries consists of correspondence written by children in response to his children's books from 1961-1996. Many letters which include drawings, were sent to Hughes from entire classrooms of children, particluarly relating to The Iron Man (1985), and the subsequent animated movie Iron Giant (1999) and its sequel, The Iron Women (1993).
Box Folder Content
48 1 1961-1978
48 2 1979-1980
48 3 1981-1983
48 4 1985
48 5 1986 January-June
48 6 1986 July-December
48 7 1987 January-March
49 1 1987 April-December
49 2 1988 January-June
49 3 1988 July-November
49 4 1988 December
49 5 1989 January-April
50 1 1989 May-December
50 2 1990-1991
50 3 1992
50 4 1993 January-April
50 5 1993 May-December
50 6 1994 January-February
51 1 1994 March-April
51 2 1994 June-December
51 3 1995 January-April
51 4 1995 May-August
51 5 1995 September-December
51 6 1996 January-February
52 1 1996 March-April
52 2 1996 May-December
52 3 Undated: re The Iron Man
52 4 Undated: re The Iron Man
52 5 Undated: re How the Whale Became and others
52 6 Undated
52 7 Undated: Misc.
OP1 1 Oversized children's drawings re: The Iron Man
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