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Eth Clifford Papers

Summary Information
Title: Eth Clifford papers
Dates: 1967-1994
Creator: Clifford, Eth
Extent: 1 cubic foot (5 boxes)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1021
Abstract:
This collection consists of production material for 13 works by Eth Clifford.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Clifford, Eth

Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright:

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Eth Clifford papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by publication title, with a separate series for correspondence.


Biographical Sketch of Eth Clifford

Eth Clifford was born in New York City in 1915. She and her husband, David Rosenberg, started David-Stewart Publishing Company. Her first book for children was published in1959 and since that time she wrote numerous books for children and young adults. She was also known as Eth (or Ethel) Clifford Rosenberg, and as published under the name Ruth Bonn Penn, and with her husband under David Clifford. Eth Clifford died in 2003.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, as well as typescripts, galleys, and production material for 13 titles by Eth Clifford.

Subject Terms
INDEX TERMS
  • This 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.
  • Clifford, Eth, 1915-
  • Penn, Ruth Bonn, 1915-
  • Family life
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Responsibility
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Animals
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Correspondence, undated 
Box 1
Correspondence with children and educators 1990-1994  Box 1 , Folder 1-2
 
Correspondence with editors undated  Box 1 , Folder 3-4
 
Miscellaneous correspondence 1967-1990 Box 4 , Folder 1
 
Correspondence with agent 1980-1990  Box 4 , Folder 2
 
Book Awards correspondence 1975-1989  Box 4 , Folder 3
 
Correspondence with children 1964-1990  Box 4 , Folder 4
Box 5
Correspondence with publisher 1971-1990  Box 5 , Folder 3
 
Family for Sale, 1996 
Box 1
Corrected front matter and page proof 1995  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Corrected typescripts 1995 Box 1 , Folder 6-7
 
Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Bashful Beaver, 1995 
Box 1
Typescript, correspondence, dummy 1995  Box 1 , Folder 8
Box 3
Corrected galley proof 1995 Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Eye, 1990 
Box 3
Corrected galley proof 1989  Box 3 , Folder 11
 
Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Whoooo, 1993 
Box 3
Corrected galley proof 1992  Box 3 , Folder 2
 
Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Nosy Otter, 1992 
Box 3
Corrected galley proof 1992  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Harvey's Mystifying Raccoon Mix-up, 1994 
Box 1
Corrected typescripts 1994  Box 1 , Folder 9-10
Box 2
Corrected typescripts and front matter 1994  Box 2 , Folder 1-2
 
Uncorrected proof 1994  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Harvey's Wacky Parrot Adventure, 1990 
Box 5
Corrected typescript 1989  Box 5 , Folder 3
Box 3
Corrected galley proof 1989  Box 3 , Folder 12
 
I Hate Your Guts, Ben Brooster, 1989 
Box 5
Corrected typescript with front matter 1989  Box 5 , Folder 4
Box 3
Corrected galley proofs 1989  Box 3 , Folder 13-14
 
Man Who Sings in the Dark, The, 1987 
Box 5
Corrected typescript with front matter 1987  Box 5 , Folder 5
Box 3
Corrected galley proofs 1987  Box 3 , Folder 14-15
 
Never Hit a Ghost with a Baseball Bat, 1993 
Box 3
Corrected galley proof 1992  Box 3 , Folder 4
 
Scared Silly, 1988 
Box 3
Corrected galley proofs 1987  Box 3 , Folder 5-7
Box 2
Carbon corrected typscript undated  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Summer of the Dancing Horse, The, 1991 
Box 2
Corrected typescripts 1989, 1991  Box 2 , Folder 5-6
Box 3
Corrected galley proof 1990  Box 3 , Folder 8
 
Will Somebody Please Marry My Sister?, 1992 
Box 3
Corrected galley proofs 1991  Box 3 , Folder 9-10
Box 2
Corrected typescript 1991  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
Corrected typescript with illustrations 1991-1992  Box 2 , Folder 8-9
 
Corrected carbon typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 10