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Dorothy Crayder Papers, undated, 1966-1981

Summary Information
Title: Dorothy Crayder Papers
Dates: undated, 1966-1981
Creator: Crayder, Dorothy
Extent: 4 boxes (4.6 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1333
Abstract:
This collection consists of holographs, typescripts, correspondence, proofs, dummies, and notes for seven children's books published between 1967 and 1981.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Crayder, Dorothy from 1973 to 1981

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:

Dorothy Crayder Papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Dorothy Crayder was born in New York City in 1906. Labeled a delicate child, she had an atypical education. After attending New York University and Columbia School of Journalism, she worked as a secretary, as a model, and in sales before beginning her writing career. She has written children's books, short stories, and radio and television plays.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains holographs, corrected typescripts, correspondence, page proofs, clippings, dummies and notes for seven of Dorothy Crayder's children's books published between 1967 and 1981.

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.
  • Crayder, Dorothy
  • Christmas -- Fiction
  • Horses -- Fiction
  • Horses -- Juvenile fiction
  • Schools -- Fiction
  • Ballet dancing -- Fiction
  • Dogs -- Fiction
  • Love -- Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Arson -- Fiction
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Venice (Italy) -- Juvenile fiction
  • Venice (Italy) -- Fiction
  • Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction
  • Voyages and travels -- Fiction
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
The Christmas Pony, 1967 
Box 1
Corrected Holograph undated  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Holograph, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1967  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript, Correspondence 1966  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 6-7
 
Carbon Typescript, Corrected Partial Printed Proof, Correspondence 1966-1967  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Ishkabibble, 1976 
Box 1
Holograph, Corrected Partial Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 9-17
 
Dummy undated  Box 1 , Folder 18
 
Notes, Correspondence 1975  Box 1 , Folder 19
 
Joker and the Swan, The, 1981 
Box 1
Corrected Holograph undated  Box 1 , Folder 20-23
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 24-25
 
Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 26-28
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 29-34
 
Notes undated  Box 1 , Folder 35
 
Typescript 1980  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Galley Proof 1981  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Page Proof 1981  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Dummy 1981  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Pluperfect of Love, The, 1971 
Box 2
Corrected Holograph undated  Box 2 , Folder 5-6
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 7-10
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 11-15
 
Typescript, Corrected Partial Carbon Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 16-17
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 18-20
 
Typescript, Corrected Partial Carbon Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 21-23
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1971  Box 2 , Folder 24-26
 
Printed Page Proof 1971  Box 2 , Folder 27
 
Correspondence, Notes 1971  Box 2 , Folder 28
 
Riddles of Mermaid House, The, 1977 
Box 3
Corrected Holograph undated  Box 3 , Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 3-4
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 3 , Folder 5-6
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript, Notes undated  Box 3 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1977  Box 3 , Folder 9-10
 
Corrected Dummy undated  Box 3 , Folder 11-12
 
Notes, Layout Sheet, Clippings 1976  Box 3 , Folder 13
 
She and the Dubious Three, 1974 
Box 3
Corrected Holograph undated  Box 3 , Folder 14-15
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 16-18
 
Corrected Partial Carbon Typescript, Notes undated  Box 3 , Folder 19-20
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 21-22
 
Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 3 , Folder 22
 
Notes, Clippings 1976  Box 3 , Folder 23
 
She, the Adventuress, 1973 
Box 3
Holograph, Partial Typescript Holograph undated  Box 3 , Folder 24
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 25
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1973  Box 3 , Folder 26
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 27
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 28-31
Box 4
Typescripts & Carbons of Various Pages undated  Box 4 , Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1972  Box 4 , Folder 3-5
 
Correspondence, Notes 1971-1972  Box 4 , Folder 6
 
Notes, Photocopies of Rough Sketches undated  Box 4 , Folder 7