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Robbie Branscum Papers

Summary Information
Title: Robbie Branscum Papers
Dates: 1977
Creator: Branscum, Robbie
Extent: 3 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1224
Abstract:
The collection consists of production materials for a single title, including a typescript with front matter and a galley proof.

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

Saving of P.S., 1977


Biographical Sketch

Robbie Branscum was born in 1937 on a farm near Big Flat, Arkansas. Her father died when she was four and she was sent to a poverty-stricken, remote farm to live with her grandparents. Her books reflect her early struggles. Robbie quit school after 7th grade, but continued to treasure books and be fascinated by words. In her teens she wrote songs and poems. She married at 15, but she was divorced some 15 years later. In 1971 she published her first children's book. Her heroes and heroines were know for their fiestiness and colorful idioms. She died in 1997. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, v. 72, pp. 19-21.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production materials for a single title, including a typescript with front matter and a galley proof.

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.
  • Branscum, Robbie
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Saving of P.S. 1977 
Note Rounds, Glen
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1977
Box MF 139
typescript, corrected with fron matter, 7 p. (82 p.)  Box MF 139
 
galley proof, corrected (36 p.)  Box MF 139