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Russell Hoban Collection

Summary Information
Title: Russell Hoban Collection
Dates: 1964-1970
Creator: Hoban, Russell
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1314
Abstract:
Collection includes transcripts for five titles and a photocopied dummy for one, among other miscellaneous materials.

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

A Baby Sister for Frances, 1964

A Bargain for Frances, 1970

Best Friends for Frances, 1969

Birthday for Frances, 1968

Nothing to Do, 1964

The Sorely Trying Day, 1964


Biographical Sketch

Russell Hoban was born in Lansdale, PA in 1925. He has written and illustrated two non-fiction children's books and has written nine novels and over 60 children's books. Sensitively and humourously portraying familiar family situations, Hoban may be best known for his series of books about Frances, the badger, and her family.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Collection includes transcripts for five titles and a photocopied dummy for one, among other miscellaneous materials.

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.
  • Hoban, Russell
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
A Baby Sister for Frances 1964 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1964
Box MF 429
typescript, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF 429
 
A Bargain for Frances 1970 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1970
Box MF 429
typescript, corrected photocopy (9 p.)  Box MF 429
 
typescript, front material, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF 429
 
page proof (4 p.)  Box MF 429
 
dummy (1 p.)  Box MF 429
 
miscellaneous (2 p.)  Box MF 429
 
Best Friends for Frances 1969 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1969
Box MF 429
typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF 429
 
Birthday for Frances 1968 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1968
Box MF 429
photocopy for dummy, corrected (33 p.)  Box MF 429
 
Nothing to Do 1964 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1964
Box MF 429
typescript, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 429
 
The Sorely Trying Day 1964 
Note  New York: Harper & Row, 1964
Box MF 429
typescript, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF 429