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Nicholasa Mohr Collection

Summary Information
Title: Nicholasa Mohr Papers
Dates: 1995
Creator: Mohr, Nicholasa
Extent: 3 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1000
The collection contains corrested typescripts and correspondence for 2 titles.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Leaving Home, 1995

Taking a Dare, 1995

Biographical Sketch

Nicholasa Mohr was born November 1, 1938, in New York, New York. She became a writer and illustrator. Many of her books draw upon her own Puerto Rican background in the barrios of New York City. For a full account see the autobiography feature in Something About the Author, vol. 113, p.124 ff. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 8, 97, 113 Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 8 Children's Literature Review vol. 22

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains corrected typescripts and correspondence.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Mohr, Nicholasa
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Leaving Home 1995 
Note  New York: Scholastic, 1995
Box MF2164
typescript, corrected (39 p.)  Box MF2164
typescript, corrected (80 p.)  Box MF2164
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF2164
Taking a Dare 1995 
Note  Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 1995
Box MF2164
typescript, corrected (17 p.)  Box MF2164
typescript, corrected (13 p.)  Box MF2164