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Minfong Ho Collection

Summary Information
Title: Minfong Ho Collection
Dates: 1990-1996
Creator: Ho, Minfong
Extent: 41 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1273
Abstract:
Collection includes typescripts, correspondence, notes, page proofs, illustrations, sketches and clippings for eight titles.

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

Birds of Paradise,

Brother Rabbit, 1996

The Clay Marble, 1991

Correspondence and Resume,

Eating Salt: R.H. Ho's Autobiography,

Hush! A Thai Lullaby, 1996

Minfong Ho Live Satellite Interaction,

Rice Without Rain, 1990

Sing to the Dawn: the Musical, 1996

The Two Brothers, 1995


Biographical Sketch

Minfong Ho was born in Rangoon, Burma in 1951. She has written over ten young adult novels and children's picture books. She presents realistic depictions of her native Southeast Asia, focusing on strong female protagonists who interact with their families against the backdrop of real events.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Collection includes typescripts, correspondence, notes, page proofs, illustrations, sketches and clippings for eight titles.

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.
  • Ho, Minfong
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Birds of Paradise  
Box MF 2784
typescript, corrected (29 p.)  Box MF 2784
 
Brother Rabbit 1996 
Note  New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1996
Box MF 2781
typescript (101 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
color copy, illustrations (2 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
The Clay Marble 1991 
Note  New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, Inc., 1991
Box MF 2784
typescript (88 p.)  Box MF 2784
 
typescript, corrected (549 p.)  Box MF 2784
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF 2784
 
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF 2784
 
layout notes (6 p.)  Box MF 2784
 
Correspondence and Resume  
Box MF 2781
typescript (6 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
correspondence (11 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
color copy, illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
Eating Salt: R.H. Ho's Autobiography  
Box MF 2781
page proof (241 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
ink sketches (4 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
Hush! A Thai Lullaby 1996 
Note  New York: Orchard Books, 1996
Box MF 2781
typescript (6 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
typescript, corrected (222 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
correspondence (11 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
Minfong Ho Live Satellite Interaction  
Box MF 2781
correspondence (17 p.)  Box MF 2781
 
Rice Without Rain 1990 
Note  New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books, 1990
Box MF 2783
typescript (406 p.)  Box MF 2783
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF 2783
 
clippings (2 p.)  Box MF 2783
 
Sing to the Dawn: the Musical 1996 
Note  Singapore: Times Books International, 1996
Box MF 2783
typescript (66 p.)  Box MF 2783
 
typescript, corrected (145 p.)  Box MF 2783
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF 2783
 
correspondence (62 p.)  Box MF 2783
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF 2783
 
The Two Brothers 1995 
Note  New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1995
Box MF 2784
typescript, corrected (19 p.)  Box MF 2784
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF 2784
 
page proof (1 p.)  Box MF 2784