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Eth Clifford Papers

Summary Information
Title: Eth Clifford Papers
Dates: 1962-1996
Creator: Clifford, Eth, 1915-
Extent: 57 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1021
Abstract:
Collection contains correspondence, typescripts, page proofs, galley proofs, etc. of numerous children's books.

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

Correspondence, 1962-1990

Correspondence with children and educators,

Correspondence with editors,

Family for Sale, 1966

Flatfoot Fox and The Case of the Bashful Beaver, 1995

Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Eye, 1990

Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Who, 1993

Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Nosy Otter, 1992

Harvey's Mystifying Raccoon Mix Up, 1994

Harvey's Wacky Parrot Adventure, 1990

I Hate Your Guts Ben Brooster, 1989

Man Who Sang in the Dark, 1987

Never Hit a Ghost with a Baseball Bat, 1993

Scared Silly, 1988

Will Somebody Please Marry My Sister?, 1992

Summer of the Dancing Horse, 1991


Biographical Sketch

Eth Clifford was born in New York City in 1915. She married and had a child; she and her husband, David Rosenberg, started David-Stewart Publishing Company. Her first book for children was published in1959 and since that time she has written over eighty books for younger children through young adults.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , vol. 92, p. 35-41.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, typescripts, page proofs, galley proofs, etc. for numerous children's books.

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.
  • Clifford, Eth, 1915-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Correspondence 1962-1990 
Box M.F. 1627
correspondence (240 p.)  Box M.F. 1627
 
correspondence with children (697 p.)  Box M.F. 1627
 
correspondence with agent (100 p.)  Box M.F. 1627
 
correspondence with publisher (69 p.)  Box M.F. 1627
 
correspondence (book awards) (100 p.)  Box M.F. 1627
 
Correspondence with children and educators  
Box M.F. 2034
correspondence (208 p.)  Box M.F. 2034
 
Correspondence with editors  
Box M.F. 2035
Correspondence (255 p.)  Box M.F. 2035
 
Family for Sale 1966 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966
Box M.F. 2035
pageproof, corrected (137 p.)  Box M.F. 2035
 
typescript, corrected (149 p.)  Box M.F. 2035
 
Flatfoot Fox and The Case of the Bashful Beaver 1995 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995
Box M.F. 2103
typescript, corrected photocopy (22 p.)  Box M.F. 2103
 
galley proof, corrected (46 p.)  Box M.F. 2103
 
dummy (46 p.)  Box M.F. 2103
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box M.F. 2103
 
Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Eye 1990 
Note Lies, Brian
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990
Box M.F. 1632
galley proof (14 p.)  Box M.F. 1632
 
Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Who 1993 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993
Box M.F. 2103
galley proof, corrected (26 p.)  Box M.F. 2103
 
Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Nosy Otter 1992 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992
Box M.F. 2103
typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box M.F. 2103
 
galley proof, corrected (20 p.)  Box M.F. 2103
 
Harvey's Mystifying Raccoon Mix Up 1994 
Note Apple, Margot
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994
Box M.F. 2081
typescript, corrected (119 p.)  Box M.F. 2081
 
page proof, uncorrected (120 p.)  Box M.F. 2081
 
page proof, corrected (248 p.)  Box M.F. 2081
 
page proof, corrected, with proof for jacket and notes (124 p.)  Box M.F. 2081
 
Harvey's Wacky Parrot Adventure 1990 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990
Box M.F. 1632
typescript, corrected (121 p.)  Box M.F. 1632
 
page proof, corrected (40 p.)  Box M.F. 1632
 
I Hate Your Guts Ben Brooster 1989 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989
Box M.F. 1632
typescript, corrected (113 p.)  Box M.F. 1632
 
galley proof, corrected (130 p.)  Box M.F. 1632
 
Man Who Sang in the Dark 1987 
Note Owens, Mary Beth
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987
Box M.F. 1632
typescript, corrected (135 p.)  Box M.F. 1632
 
galley proof, corrected (128 p.)  Box M.F. 1632
 
Never Hit a Ghost with a Baseball Bat 1993 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993
Box M.F. 2103
galley proof, corrected (71 p.)  Box M.F. 2103
 
Scared Silly 1988 
Note Hughes, George
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988
Box M.F. 1632, 2034
typescript, corrected (14 p.)  Box M.F. 1632, 2034
 
galley proof, corrected (63 p.)  Box M.F. 1632, 2034
 
galley proof, corrected photocopy (119 p.)  Box M.F. 1632, 2034
 
Will Somebody Please Marry My Sister? 1992 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992
Box M.F. 1814
typescript, corrected photocopy (82 p.)  Box M.F. 1814
 
galley proof (69 p.)  Box M.F. 1814
 
page proof, corrected photocopy (with illustrations) (120 p.)  Box M.F. 1814
 
typescript, corrected (135 p.)  Box M.F. 1814
 
galley proof, corrected (69 p.)  Box M.F. 1814
 
Summer of the Dancing Horse 1991 
Note Owens, Mary Beth
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991
Box M.F. 2034
typescript, corrected (144 p.)  Box M.F. 2034
 
typescript, corrected carbon (134 p.)  Box M.F. 2034
 
front matter, corrected (4 p.)  Box M.F. 2034
 
galley proof, corrected (91 p.)  Box M.F. 2034
 
page proof, corrected (9 p.)  Box M.F. 2034