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Scott Corbett papers, undated, 1966-1981

Summary Information
Title: Scott Corbett papers
Dates: undated, 1966-1981
Creator: Corbett, Scott
Extent: 6 boxes (2.4 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1283
Abstract:
This collection consists of typescript, corrected typescript, front matter, correspondence, galley proofs, corrected galley proofs, page proofs, holographs, clippings, research materials, and notes from fifteen books published between 1966-1980.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Corbett, Scott

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:

Scott Corbett papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Scott Corbett was born in 1913. He began his writing career as a journalist during WWII. He began writing novels for adults in 1950 later he wrote novels for children. He was awarded the Edgar Allan Poe award in 1962 from the Mystery Writers of America for his novel Cutlass Island, and the Mark Twain Award for The Home Run Trick in 1976. He died at the age of 92 in 2006.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of materials relating to fifteen books published between 1966-1980 and includes: typescript, corrected typescript, front matter, correspondence, galley proofs, corrected galley proofs, page proofs, holographs, clippings, research materials, and notes.

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.
  • Corbett, Scott
  • Baseball--Fiction.
  • Computers.
  • Engines.
  • Ghosts--Fiction.
  • Horror stories.
  • Internal combustion engines--Juvenile literature.
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Pirates--Fiction.
  • Revivals--Fiction.
  • Science fiction.
  • Microcomputers--Juvenile literature.
  • Microcomputers
  • Minicomputers--Juvenile literature.
  • Minicomputers.
  • Wankel engine--Juvenile literature.
  • Wankel engine.
  • Witchcraft--Fiction.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Captain Butcher's Body, The, 1976 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter, Correspondence 1976  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1976  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Case of the Burgled Blessing Box, The, 1975 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 4-6
 
Case of the Fugitive Firebug, The, 1969 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript,Front Matter 1969  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Galley Proof 1969  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Case of the Gone Goose, The, 1966 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Galley Proof 1966  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Case of the Silver Skull, The, 1974 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 3-5
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1974  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1974  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
Case of the Ticklish Tooth, The, 1971 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1971  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Galley Proof 1971  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Deadly Hoax, The, 1981 
Box 3
Page Proof 1981  Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1981  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Diamonds are Trouble, 1967 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1967  Box 3 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1967  Box 3 , Folder 5
 
Great McGonnigle Rides Shotgun, 1977 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1977  Box 3 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Page Proof 1977  Box 3 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1977  Box 3 , Folder 8
 
Great McGonnigle Switches Pitches, The, 1980 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 9
 
Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 10
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 11
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 14
 
Typescript Photocopy, Corrected Typescript 1980  Box 3 , Folder 15
 
Galley Proof 1980  Box 3 , Folder 16
 
Here Lies the Body, 1974 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1974  Box 4 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 2-4
 
Corrected Typescript, Notes undated  Box 4 , Folder 5
 
Galley Proof 1974  Box 4 , Folder 6
 
Page Proof 1974  Box 4 , Folder 7
 
Home Computers, 1980 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript, Notes undated  Box 4 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 10
Box 5
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Clippings 1979  Box 5 , Folder 1
 
Galley Proof Photocopy 1979  Box 5 , Folder 2
 
Killer Beware, undated 
Box 5
Holograph undated  Box 5 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 4-5
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 7-8
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 10-11
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1972  Box 5 , Folder 12
 
Red Room Riddle, The, 1972 
Box 5
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1972  Box 5 , Folder 13
 
Galley Proof 1972  Box 5 , Folder 14
 
What about the Wankel Engine?, 1974 
Box 6
Holograph undated  Box 6 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 2-3
 
Research Materials undated  Box 6 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1974  Box 6 , Folder 5