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Vera and Bill Cleaver Papers

Summary Information
Title: Vera and Bill Cleaver Papers
Dates: 1967
Creator: Cleaver, Vera and Bill
Extent: 6 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1020
Abstract:
Collection contains typescripts, proof, galley sheets, correspondence, etc. for one children's book.

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.

Copyright:

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.


Arrangement

Ellen Grae, 1967


Biographical Sketch

For almost twenty-five years Vera and Bill Cleaver wrote highly acclaimed novels for children as a team. One developed the ideas and the other did the writing. Their books depicted young people accepting responsibility and problems beyond their years and dealing with the harsh realities of life. Vera was born in South Dakota in 1919 and died in 1992; Bill died in 1981.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , vol. 76, p. 36-39.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, proof, galley sheets, correspondence, etc. for one children's novel, Ellen Grae .

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.
  • Cleaver, Vera and Bill
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Ellen Grae 1967 
Note Raskin, Ellen
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1967
Box M.F. 207, 208
typescript, corrected carbon (59 p.)  Box M.F. 207, 208
 
typescript, corrected carbon (57 p.)  Box M.F. 207, 208
 
typescript, corrected carbon (57 p.)  Box M.F. 207, 208
 
cut proof (89 p.)  Box M.F. 207, 208
 
typescript, short story version (18 p.)  Box M.F. 207, 208
 
corrected galley sheets (26 p.)  Box M.F. 207, 208
 
pieces of correspondence (87 p.)  Box M.F. 207, 208
 
children's comments on the book (16 p.)  Box M.F. 207, 208