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Robert C. O'Brien papers

Summary Information
Title: Robert C. O'Brien papers
Dates: 1968-1975
Creator: O'Brien, Robert C.
Extent: 38 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1045
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 2 titles, and includes holographs, typescripts,, corrected or carbon, corrected galley proofs, front matter, correspondence, a contract, a memorandum of agreement, and an Honor Award certificate.

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

Silver Crown, The, 1968

Z for Zachariah, 1975


Biographical Sketch

Robert C. O'Brien (Robert Leslie Conly) was born about 1918, and died March 5, 1973 in Washington, D.C. Robert C. O'Brien is a pseudonym. He began his writing career in 1943, working as editor and rewrite man. He did not begin writing books himself until his late forties. He received a number of awards and honors for his work, including a Newbery Medal in 1972 for Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH .

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 23 (under Robert Leslie Conly) Children's Literature Review , vol. 2


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production materials for 2 titles, and includes holographs, typescripts, corrected or carbon, corrected galley proofs, front matter, correspondence, a contract, a memorandum of agreement, and an Honor Award certificate.

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.
  • O'Brien, Robert C.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Silver Crown, The 1968 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1968
Box MF601
holograph (347 p.)  Box MF601
 
typescript, corrected (246 p.)  Box MF601
 
galley proof, corrected (72 p.)  Box MF601
 
Z for Zachariah 1975 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1975
Box MF602, 603
holograph (301 p.)  Box MF602, 603
 
typescript, corrected (172 p.)  Box MF602, 603
 
typescript, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF602, 603
Box MC602, 603
typescript, corrected carbon (56 p.)  Box MC602, 603
 
typescript, corrected partial carbon (62 p.)  Box MC602, 603
 
typescript, corrected partial carbon, with front matter (194 p.)  Box MC602, 603
 
galley proof, corrected (83 p.)  Box MC602, 603
 
galley proof, corrected (129 p.)  Box MC602, 603
 
correspondence with publisher (5 p.)  Box MC602, 603
 
contract with publisher (2 p.)  Box MC602, 603
 
memorandum of agreement (1 p.)  Box MC602, 603
 
Honor Award certificate (1 p.)  Box MC602, 603