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Gudrun Alcock Papers, 1962-1972

Summary Information
Title: Gudrun Alcock papers
Dates: 1962-1972
Creator: Alcock, Gudrun.
Extent: 1 box (1 cubic foot)
Language: Collection material in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1094
Abstract:
The Gudrun Alcock papers consists of written production material including typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence, and notes for two titles.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Gudrun Alcock between 1969 and 1973.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. 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:

Gudrun Alcock papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Biographical Sketch

Gudrun Alcock was born in Stockholm, Sweden on April 18, 1908. After coming to the United States, she received her B.S. at Northwestern University in 1928. Alcock concentrated her studies in school around art, English, and advertising. She worked as a commercial layout artist at Marshall Fields, an advertising layout instructor at Northwestern University, layout preparer for Redbook , woman's section editor at the Chicago Sun and freelance author.

She is the author four children's books: Run, Westy, Run (1968), Turn the Next Corner (1969), Duffy (1972) and Dooley's Lion (1985).

Gudrun Alcock died on January 9, 2000.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author . Volume 56, 1989.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Gudrun Alcock papers consists of written production material including typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence, and notes for two titles.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Duffy, 1972 
Box 1
Corrected Typescripts 1969-1970  Box 1, Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Carbon Typescripts undated, 1970  Box 1, Folder 3-6
 
Corrected Typescripts 1972  Box 1, Folder 7-8
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1972  Box 1, Folder 9
 
Correspondence 1971-1972  Box 1, Folder 10
 
Notes 1966-1972  Box 1, Folder 11-12
 
Turn the Next Corner , 1969 
Box 1
Notes 1962-1967  Box 1, Folder 13
 
Notes, Clippings 1966-1967  Box 1, Folder 14
 
Notes, Pamphlets 1966  Box 1, Folder 15
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 16-17
 
Correspondence 1966-1970  Box 1, Folder 18