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Dorothy Crayder Papers

Summary Information
Title: Dorothy Crayder Papers
Dates: 1967-1981
Creator: Crayder, Dorothy
Extent: 155 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1333
Abstract:
Collection contains holographs, typescripts, correspondence, proofs, and notes for seven children's books.

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

Christmas Pony, 1967

Ishkabibble, 1976

Joker and the Swan, The, 1981

Pluperfect of Love, The, 1971

She and the Dubious Three, 1974

Riddles of Mermaid House, The, 1977

She, the Adventuress, 1973


Biographical Sketch

Dorothy Crayder was born in New York City in 1906. Labeled a delicate child, she had an atypical education. She has worked as a secretary, salesgirl, art galley manager, model and author. She has written children's books, short stories, and radio and television plays.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , Volume 7, p. 55-56.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains holographs, typescripts, correspondence, proofs, and notes for seven children's books.

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.
  • Crayder, Dorothy
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Christmas Pony 1967 
Note McCully, Helen; Luciana Roselli, Illustrator
Bobbs-Merrill, 1967
Box MF 258
holograph (73 p.)  Box MF 258
 
holograph and typescript, corrected (93 p.)  Box MF 258
 
typescript, corrected, with front matter (93 p.)  Box MF 258
 
typescript, corrected carbon (90 p.)  Box MF 258
 
typescript, corrected carbon for Chapter One, with letter (12 p.)  Box MF 258
 
typescript, corrected carbon (60 p.)  Box MF 258
 
typescript, corrected carbon (79 p.)  Box MF 258
 
typescript, carbon (79 p.)  Box MF 258
 
partial printed proof, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF 258
 
correspondence, including excerpts from letters (11 p.)  Box MF 258
 
Ishkabibble 1976 
Note Vaeth, Susan
New York: Atheneum, 1976
Box MF 260, 260a
holograph and typescript, partial corrected carbon (1022 p.)  Box MF 260, 260a
 
printed page proof (104 p.)  Box MF 260, 260a
 
correspondence with publisher (1 p.)  Box MF 260, 260a
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF 260, 260a
 
Joker and the Swan, The 1981 
Note Primavera, Elise
New York: Harper & Row, 1981
Box MF 258, 259, 260
holograph, corrected (391 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, corrected (176 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, carbon (153 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, carbon (139 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, carbon (136 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, corrected carbon (165 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, corrected carbon (166 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, corrected carbon (129 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, corrected carbon (123 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, corrected carbon (48 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
typescript, corrected carbon (157 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
notes (120 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
page proofs (126 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
dummy (64 p.)  Box MF 258, 259, 260
 
Pluperfect of Love, The 1971 
Note Sedgwick, Paulita
New York: Atheneum, 1971
Box MF 261, 262
holograph, corrected (225 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
typescript, corrected (199 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
typescript, corrected (158 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
typescript, corrected carbon (206 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
typescript, corrected carbon (175 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
typescript, corrected carbon (175 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
typescript, corrected carbon (297 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
typescript, corrected partial carbon (151 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
typescript, corrected partial carbon (126 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
typescript, corrected partial carbon (144 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
galley proof, corrected (65 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
galley proof, corrected (61 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
galley proof, corrected (67 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
dummy proof (185 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
notes (44 p.)  Box MF 261, 262
 
She and the Dubious Three 1974 
Note Ilsley, Velma
New York: Atheneum, 1974
Box MF 264
holograph, corrected (208 p.)  Box MF 264
 
typescript, corrected (174 p.)  Box MF 264
 
typescript, corrected (137 p.)  Box MF 264
 
typescript, corrected partial carbon, with notes (192 p.)  Box MF 264
 
typescript, corrected carbon (172 p.)  Box MF 264
 
galley proof, corrected (54 p.)  Box MF 264
 
notes (14 p.)  Box MF 264
 
clipping (1 p.)  Box MF 264
 
Riddles of Mermaid House, The 1977 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1977
Box MF 263, 264
holograph, corrected (227 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
typescript, corrected (184 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
typescript, corrected, with front matter (236 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
typescript, corrected carbon, with notes (239 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
typescript, corrected carbon (195 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
galley proof, corrected (101 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
dummy, corrected (94 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
notes (28 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
layout sheet (1 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
clipping (1 p.)  Box MF 263, 264
 
She, the Adventuress 1973 
Note Ilsley, Velma
New York: Atheneum, 1973
Box MF 265
holograph (98 p.)  Box MF 265
 
holograph, partial typescript (6 p.)  Box MF 265
 
typescript, corrected (158 p.)  Box MF 265
 
typescript, corrected, with front matter (182 p.)  Box MF 265
 
typescript, corrected carbon (176 p.)  Box MF 265
 
typescript, corrected carbon (176 p.)  Box MF 265
 
typescript and carbons of various pages (210 p.)  Box MF 265
 
galley proof, corrected (59 p.)  Box MF 265
Box MF 266
galley proof, corrected (63 p.)  Box MF 266
 
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF 266
 
notes (93 p.)  Box MF 266
 
photocopies of rough sketches (15 p.)  Box MF 266