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Jane Leslie Conly papers, undated, 1986-2005

Summary Information
Title: Jane Leslie Conly papers
Dates: undated, 1986-2005
Creator: Conly, Jane Leslie
Extent: 2 boxes (0.80 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1136
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript materials related to seven publications by Jane Leslie Conly.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Conly, Jane Leslie

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:

Jane Leslie Conly papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Born in 1948, Jane Leslie Conly grew up near Leesburg, Virginia and graduated from Smith College in 1971. Her parents were both writers; Conly's father wrote children' books under the pen name Robert O'Brien. Conly assisted her father with his final novel, Z for Zachariah , and also based her first 1986 publication, Rasco and the Rats of NIMH , on characters he created. Her 1993 publication Crazy Lady! won the Newbery Honor. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to seven publications and includes typescripts, corrected typescripts, and front matter dating from 1986 to 2005.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • This 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
  • Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction
  • Death -- Juvenile fiction
  • Alcoholics -- Juvenile fiction
  • People with mental disabilities -- Juvenile fiction
  • Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
  • Prejudices -- Fiction
  • Death -- Fiction
  • Alcoholics -- Fiction
  • People with mental disabilities -- Fiction
  • Gangs -- Juvenile fiction
  • Mental illness -- Juvenile fiction
  • Gangs -- Fiction
  • Neighborhood -- Fiction
  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction
  • Mental illness -- Fiction
  • African Americans -- Fiction
  • Baltimore (Md.) -- Juvenile fiction
  • Old age -- Fiction
  • Rivers -- Fiction
  • Canoes and canoeing -- Fiction
  • Summer -- Fiction
  • Extraterrestrial beings -- Fiction
  • Animals -- Fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Parent and child -- Fiction
  • Country life -- Fiction
  • Friendship -- Fiction
  • Family violence -- Fiction
  • Rats -- Fiction
  • Mice -- Fiction
  • Mice -- Juvenile fiction
  • Rats -- Juvenile fiction
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Crazy Lady!, 1993 
Box 1
Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 2-5
 
In the Night, On Lanvale Street, 2005 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 2005  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Rasco and the Rats of NIMH, 1987 
Box 1
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1986  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 9-10
 
RT, Margaret, and the Rats of NIMH, 1990 
Box 2
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1990  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Rudest Alien on Earth, The, 2002 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript Photocopy 2001  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript Photocopy 2002  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Trout Summer, 1995 
Box 2
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1995  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
What Happened on Planet Kid, 2000 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1999  Box 2 , Folder 8