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Marjorie Allen Papers, 1992-1996

Summary Information
Title: Marjorie Allen papers
Dates: 1992-1996
Creator: Allen, Marjorie N.
Extent: 1 box (1.0 cubic foot)
Language: Collection material in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1109
The Marjorie Allen papers contains written production material including corrected typescripts, front matter, page proofs, jacket proofs, correspondence and notes for two titles.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Marjorie Allen in 1996

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.


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:

Marjorie Allen papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.

Biographical Sketch

Marjorie Allen was born December 8, 1931, in Manchester, NH. She graduated from Smith College and was appointed as the instructor of continuing education in writing for children at the Berkshire Community College in 1976. Allen has published five books for children, including The Remarkable Ride of Israel Bissel as Related by Molly the Cow (1976), Farley, Are You for Real? (1976), co-written with her son Carl, The Marble Cake Cat (1977), and One, Two, Three, Ah-Choo! (1980). She also serves as a children's book reviewer.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The Marjorie Allen papers contains written production material from two titles, Changes and 100 Years of Children's Book in America: Decade by Decade . Materials include corrected typescripts, front matter, page proofs, jacket proofs, correspondence and notes.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
100 Years of Children's Books in America: Decade by Decade, 1996 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 1993-1995  Box 1, Folder 1-7
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1994  Box 1, Folder 8
Corrected Page Proof 1996  Box 1, Folder 9-12
Corrected Page Proof, Proof for Jacket undated  Box 1, Folder 13
Correspondence, Permissions 1993-1996  Box 1, Folder 14
Notes 1992-1993  Box 1, Folder 15
Changes, 1991 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 1990-1992  Box 1, Folder 16