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Jane Conly Papers

Summary Information
Title: Jane Conly Papers
Dates: 1986-1995
Creator: Conly, Jane Leslie
Extent: 24 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1136
Abstract:
Collection contains typescripts and front matter for four 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

Crazy Lady, 1993

Rasco and the Rats of NIMH, 1986

R.T. Margaret and the Rats of NIMH, 1990

Trout Summer, 1995

In the Night, on Lanvale Street, 2005

Rudest Alien on Earth, The, 2002

What Happened on Planet Kid, 1999


Biographical Sketch

Jane Conly was born in 1948 in Virginia, daughter of two writers. Her father, Robert Leslie, was the author of the Newbery Award book, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. Jane assisted her father with his final novel, Z for Zachariah, and then created her first books based on the popular rats of NIMH. Her 1993 novel for young adults, Crazy Lady, was named a Newbery Honor Book.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 112, p. 46-50.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts and front matter for four 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.
  • Conly, Jane Leslie
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Crazy Lady 1993 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1993
Box MF 2359
typescript (85 p.)  Box MF 2359
 
typescript, corrected (138 p.)  Box MF 2359
 
typescript, corrected (169 p.)  Box MF 2359
 
Rasco and the Rats of NIMH 1986 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1986
Box MF 2305
typescript, corrected (304 p.)  Box MF 2305
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF 2305
 
R.T. Margaret and the Rats of NIMH 1990 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1990
Box MF 2305
typescript, corrected (219 p.)  Box MF 2305
 
front matter (8 p.)  Box MF 2305
 
Trout Summer 1995 
Note  New York: Henry Holt, 1995
Box MF 2305
typescript, corrected (225 p.)  Box MF 2305
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 2305
 
In the Night, on Lanvale Street 2005 
Note  New York: Henry Holt, 2005
Box MF 2359
typescript, corrected (164 p.)  Box MF 2359
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF 2359
 
Rudest Alien on Earth, The 2002 
Note  New York: Henry Holt, 2002
Box MF 3678
typescript, photocopy corrected (189 p.)  Box MF 3678
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF 3678
 
What Happened on Planet Kid 1999 
Note  New York: Henry Holt, 1999
Box MF 3678
typescript, corrected (162 p.)  Box MF 3678
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF 3678