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Sheila Moon Collection

Summary Information
Title: Sheila Moon Papers
Dates: 1967
Creator: Moon, Sheila
Extent: 4 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1009
The collection contains handwritten manuscripts with notes, outlines, and a map, for 1 title.

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.


Knee Deep in Thunder, 1967

Biographical Sketch

Sheila Moon was born December 25, 1910, in Denver, CO, and died August 25, 1991, in San Francisco, CA. She was a professor of Psychology, an analyst, and a poet. Her books for young people were mostly in the science fiction genre. She loved to write outdoors, and wrote, as she said, because she could not do otherwise. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 5, 114

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains handwritten manuscripts with notes, outlines, and a map, for 1 title.

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.
  • Moon, Sheila
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Knee Deep in Thunder 1967 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1967
Box MF592
handwritten manuscript, Book I (177 p.)  Box MF592
handwritten manuscript, Book II (178 p.)  Box MF592
handwritten manuscript, Book III (203 p.)  Box MF592
note on changes after 1st draft (1 p.)  Box MF592
outline and map (3 p.)  Box MF592
material omitted after 1st draft (45 p.)  Box MF592