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Shirley Glubok-Tamarin Papers (DG0374)

Added donation to the Papers of art historian and children’s book author Shirley Glubok Tamarin.

Reviews, copyright documents, publicity, correspondence, etc. for 16 books and/or articles, along with unpublished material and miscellaneous files. 

Approximately .25 cubic feet (1 box)

Given by Shirley Glubok-Tamarin.

 

Larry Dane Brimner Papers (DG1197)

Latest addition of manuscript materials to the Papers of children’s non-fiction author Larry Dane Brimner.

Manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, etc. for The Rain Wizard: The Amazing, Mysterious, True Life of Charles Mallory Hatfield by Larry Dane Brimner; Pennsylvania: Calkin’s Creek. 2015.

Approximately .35 cubic feet (1 box)

Given by Larry Dane Brimner. 

 

Anita Larsen Papers (DG0405)

Donation to the archive of Anita Larsen who passed away in May 2016. Larsen was a teacher, actress, writer, editor, playwright, and critic from Iowa.

Research, reviews, correspondence, typescripts, and notes for play adaptations of Anne of Green GablesThe Velveteen RabbitThe Princess and the PeaThe Tale of the Mouse, & Fox Boy’s Night Vision; Proposal for True Crimes and How They are Solved

Approximately .35 cubic feet (1 box)

Given by Anita Larsen.

 

Howard Blount Papers (DG1366)

New contribution from writer, consultant, travel blogger, and retired middle school teacher Howard Blount. Most materials pertain to his reference works on children’s book authors and illustrators.

Edited typescripts, promotional material, contract, cover art, fan mail, correspondence, research, author autographs, etc. for The Address Book of Children's Authors & Illustrators; Contract for Language Lingo; Also included is a typescript for an unpublished title, biographical information, unpublished media, and miscellaneous files.

Approximately 3 cubic feet (6 boxes)

Given by R. Howard Blount, Jr.

 

Paul O. Zelinsky Papers (DG1320)

An addition to the Papers of children’s book author and Caldecott Award winning artist Paul Zelinsky.

Sketches/doodles/handwritten notes drawn during the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award deliberations, January 22-23, 2016. [pen & ink on paper, 1 item]

Approximately .10 cubic feet (1 folder)

Given by Paul O. Zelinsky.

 

Jason Chin Papers (DG1364)

An addition to the Papers of children’s book illustrator Jason Chin.

Sketches/doodles/handwritten notes drawn during the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award deliberations, January 22-23, 2016. [pen & ink on paper, 2 items]

Approximately .10 cubic feet (1 folder)

Given by Jason Chin. 

 

Hope Irvin Marston (DG1367)

New contribution of manuscript material and two subsequent donations from retired school teacher/librarian and children’s book author Hope Irvin Marston.

Correspondence, photographs, reviews, articles, proofs, typescripts, dust jackets, etc. for 18 books and numerous unpublished titles—along with biographical information, publicity, appearances, and other miscellaneous items.

Approximately 1.65 cubic feet total (4 boxes)

Given by Hope Irvin Marston.

 

Sheila Greenwald Papers (DG0394)

Donation to the archive of children’s book author and illustrator Sheila Greenwald.

Original illustrations, color separations, dummies, and cover mock-ups for 48 titles—along with illustrations and dummies for several unpublished works.

Approximately 5.8 cubic feet (9 boxes)

Given by Sheila Greenwald. 

 

Wendell Minor Papers (DG1333) 

Three added donations to the Papers of artist Wendell Minor. In addition to his children’s books, Minor is known for his book jackets created for well-known authors such as Fannie Flagg, Mary Higgins Clark, and others.

Promotional material for Willa: The Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer by Amy Ehrlich and This is the Earth by Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander; original artwork from Trapped! A Whale’s Rescue by Robert Burleigh; framed oil painting used for the cover art for Words By Heart by Ouida Sebestyen.

Approximately 1.95 cubic feet total (2 boxes)

Given by Wendell Minor and his wife Florence.

 

George O’Connor Papers (DG1374)

New contribution from graphic novel artist George O’Connor.

5 marker sketches in oversize sketchbook created by O’Connor during the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival in April 2016.

Approximately .90 cubic feet (1 box)

Given by George O'Connor. 

 

Janice & Tom Shefelman (DG1287) 

The latest donation of manuscript materials from children’s book author Janice Shefelman and her husband, illustrator Tom Shefelman.

30 pieces of original artwork for I, Papa Haydn [Korean Edition] by Janice & Tom Shefelman; 7 pieces of preliminary artwork by Tom Shefelman for Ana Maria’s Gift by Janice Shefelman [unused in published book]

Approximately .60 cubic feet (1 box)

Given by Janice & Tom Shefelman.

 

Barbara Seuling (DG0880) 

Donation to the archive of the late Barbara Seuling, who passed away in September 2016. Seuling was a children’s book author and illustrator, former editor, and teacher from New York.

Manuscripts, correspondence, royalty statements, research, fan mail, publicity, reviews, etc. for the published works: You Can’t Show Kids in Underwear, You Can’t Sneeze with Your Eyes Open, You Can’t Eat Peanuts in Church, Winter LullabyWhere’s Max?Wacky LawsTo Be A WriterThe TripletsThe Teeny Tiny Woman, The New York Kids Book, Abracadabra! Bembelman’s BakeryDrip! Drop!, Elephants Can’t Jump, Flick A Switch, How to Write A Children’s Book and Get It Published, It is Illegal to Quack Like A Duck, Just MeThe Last Legal Spitball, and The Loudest Screen Kiss.  Also included are materials from the “Learn About Living” series, the “Boo the Ghost” series, the “Robert” series, puzzle books for Weekly Reader, and a miscellaneous folder.

Approximately .70 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Given by Barbara Seuling.

 

Lee Bennett Hopkins (DG0480) 

Latest donation to the Papers of prolific children’s poet Lee Bennett Hopkins.

Manuscripts, correspondence, notes, etc. from latest 2 books from LBH: Amazing Places and Jumping Off Library Shelves; also included is a folder of fan mail.

Approximately .30 cubic feet (1 box)

Given by Lee Bennett Hopkins. 

 

Mary Stolz Papers (DG0946) 

Addition to the archive of the late Mary Stolz, writer for children and young adults and winner of two Newbery Award Honors.

Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, copyright documents, miscellaneous poetry, typescripts and correspondence for “Farm Fable,” reviews and correspondence for Casebook of a (Private) Cat’s Eye. 

Approximately .25 feet (1 box)

Given by literary agent Robert Simpson.

 

Stephen Roxburgh Papers (DG1376) 

New donation of materials for the Papers of writer and editor Stephen Roxburgh. Most of the materials involve Roald Dahl, for whom Roxburgh served as editor from 1981 until his death in 1994.

Correspondence [w/Roald Dahl & others], essays, handwritten notes, reviews of Roald Dahl biography, and articles re: Roald Dahl.

Approximately .25 feet (1 box)

 

Gloria Whelan Papers (DG1150) 

Added donation to the Papers of children’s book author Gloria Whelan.

Manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, production material, etc. for In Andal’s House and The Hedge School.

Approximately .35 cubic feet (1 box)

Given by Gloria Whelan. 

 

Rosemary Wells Papers (DG1346)

Two donations for the Papers of Rosemary Wells, prolific children’s author and illustrator.

Book dummy of preliminary art w/pasted text for Ten Kisses For Sophie!; Preliminary artwork for Sophie’s Terrible TwosMax and Ruby’s Preschool PranksMax and Ruby at the Warthogs’ WeddingMy Very First Mother GooseFiona’s Little LieCarry Me!, Love Waves, Yoko Writes Her NameMax’s Dragon Shirt, and Say Hello, Sophie!—plus unpublished and unidentified work.

Approximately .70 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Given by Rosemary Wells.

 

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Papers (DG0728) 

Addition to the Papers of children’s/young adult writer Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, who won the Newbery Award in 1992.

Manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, research, etc. for Going Where It’s Dark and Cricket Man.

Approximately .35 cubic feet (1 box)

Given by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.

 

Stephanie Bange Storybook Doll Collection (DG1370)

New donation of stuffed toys and dolls based on children’s book characters accumulated by retired school librarian Stephanie Bange from Ohio.

752 stuffed toys and dolls based on characters from children’s books and collected by Bange during her years as a children’s librarian [40 boxes?].  Also included is a newspaper article about Bange and her collection.

Approximately 53+ cubic feet (53+ boxes)

Given by Stephanie Bange.

 

Milton Meltzer Papers (DG1125) 

Donation to the archive of the late award-winning, non-fiction children’s author Milton Meltzer.

Notebooks/ledgers of Royalties, datebooks, correspondence, articles autographed to Meltzer, journal, handwritten notes [in notebooks and on loose pages], published copies of biographical sketch, and research files.

Approximately .35 cubic feet (1 box)

Given by Worcester State College (transfer).

 

Barbara Libby Papers (DG1372) 

New donation of material for the Papers of Barbara Libby, children’s author and illustrator from Kentucky.

Correspondence, publicity, typescript, book dummy, research files, handwritten notes, artwork, etc. for I Rode the Red HorseOld Cat, and A Small Town. Also included are book dummies and preliminary sketches for two unpublished books, and and articles/photographs from school visits.

Approximately .95 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Given by Barbara Libby.

 

Miriam Chaikin (DG0171)

Addition of materials to the archive of the late Miriam Chaikin—children’s author, illustrator, poet, and religious educator.

Donation includes USB drives, cds, & diskettes containing photographs, videos, family information, & miscellaneous files from Chaikin’s computer. Also included are handwritten notes, correspondence, miscellaneous poetry, reviews, royalty statements, publishing agreements/contracts, copyright documents, fan mail, and a dust jacket for Don’t Step on the Sky.

Approximately .70 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Given by Estate of Miriam Chaikin.

 

Melissa Sweet Papers (DG1371) 

New contribution of manuscript material for the Papers of children’s illustrator and Caldecott-winning artist Melissa Sweet.

Book dummies, preliminary sketches, original artwork [watercolor/collage], research [including photographs], handwritten notes, correspondence, watercolor studies, collage pieces, and 3-Dimensional artwork for The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon by Jacqueline Davis.

Approximately 2.4 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Given by Melissa Sweet.

 

Kathi Appelt Papers (DG1256) 

Two added donations to the Papers of children’s book author Kathi Appelt, who has won both National Book Award & Newbery Award honors.

Manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, etc. for Appelt’s Maybe A Fox and Mogie, the Heart of the House; also included is general correspondence, fan mail, photographs, ephemera, award information, promotional materials & media—as well as Appelt’s childhood poetry.

Approximately 1.0 cubic feet total (3 boxes)

Given by Kathi Appelt.

 

Bruce Coville Papers (DG1099) 

Three added donations to the Papers of prolific children’s book author Bruce Coville.

Manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, etc. for Dark Whispers: Unicorn Chronicles Book IIIGoblins on the ProwlPaula Danziger’s Amber Brown Horses Around, and Paula Danziger’s Amber Brown Is On the Move.

Approximately 1.15 cubic feet total (3 boxes)

Given by Bruce Coville.

 

Mona Kerby (DG1373)

New contribution of manuscript material for the Papers of non-fiction children’s author and educator Mona Kerby.

Dust jackets, contracts, typescripts, notes, reviews, correspondence, publicity, research, fan mail, etc. for: Beverly SillsOwneySamuel MorseRobert E. LeeFrederick DouglassCockroachesFriendly Bees, Albert Schweitzer Biography, Amelia Earhart, and Reading Fun.

Approximately 4.2 cubic feet (14 boxes)

Given by Mona Kerby.

 

 

Recently Processed Collections

DG1223 Leone Adelson Papers

http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/degrum/public_html/html/research/findaids/DG1223.html

 

DG1318 John Green Papers

http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/degrum/public_html/html/research/findaids/DG1318.html

 

DG0817 Jane (Klatt) Rietveld Papers

http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/degrum/public_html/html/research/findaids/DG0817.html

 

 

 

 

 


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