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Jane Louise Curry Papers, undated, 1968-1977

Summary Information
Title: Jane Louise Curry Papers
Dates: undated, 1968-1977
Creator: Curry, Jane Louise
Extent: 5 boxes (2 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1401
Abstract:
This collection consists of typescripts, galley and page proofs, notes, holographs, and correspondence for sixteen children's books.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Curry, Jane Louise

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:

Jane Louise Curry Papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Jane Louise Curry was born on September 24, 1932 in East Liverpool, Ohio. Curry grew up in Pennsylvania but eventually moved to California, where she still lives, splitting her time between Palo Alto, California, and London, England. She received her M.A. and Ph.D in English from Stanford University in 1969. She has worked as a writer, artist, and professor. She has written acclaimed works of historical fantasy for upper elementary and middle school readers, including her popular Abaloc series.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains corrected typescripts, galley and page proofs, notes, holographs, and correspondence for 16 children's books published from 1967 to 1986.

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.
  • Curry, Jane Louise
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Civilization, Celtic -- Fiction
  • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Fiction
  • Treasure hunt (Game) -- Fiction
  • Space and time -- Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • England -- Juvenile fiction
  • England -- Fiction
  • Pottery -- Fiction
  • Pottery -- Juvenile fiction
  • East Liverpool (Ohio) -- Juvenile fiction
  • East Liverpool (Ohio) -- Fiction
  • Orphans -- Fiction
  • Magic -- Fiction
  • Time travel -- Fiction
  • Witchcraft -- Fiction
  • Ghosts -- Juvenile fiction
  • Time travel -- Juvenile fiction
  • Ghosts -- Fiction
  • London (England) -- Juvenile fiction
  • London (England) -- Fiction
  • Mountain life -- Juvenile fiction
  • Space and time -- Juvenile fiction
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Bassumtyte Treasure, The, 1978 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1977  Box 1 , Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Galley Proof , Ink illustrations for chapter decorations, undated  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Beneath the Hill, 1967 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Notes undated  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Birdstones, The, 1977 
Box 1
Corrected Carbon Typescript 1977  Box 1 , Folder 6-7
 
Change-Child, The, 1969 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript Partial Photocopy, Front Matter 1969  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1969  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Page Proof 1969  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Daybreakers, The, 1970 
Box 2
Corrected Galley Proof, Front Matter 1970  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Page Proof undated  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Ghost Lane, 1979 
Box 2
Notes undated  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Ice Ghosts Mystery, The, 1972 
Box 2
Holograph, Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Lost Farm, The, 1974 
Box 2
Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Lotus Cup, The, 1986 
Box 2
Notes undated  Box 2 , Folder 10
 
Magical Cupboard, The, 1976 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1976  Box 3 , Folder 2-4
 
Mindy's Mysterious Miniature, 1970 
Box 3
Holograph undated  Box 3 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1970  Box 3 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Galley Proof Photocopy, Correspondence 1970  Box 3 , Folder 7
 
Proof 1971  Box 3 , Folder 8
 
Over the Sea's Edge, 1971 
Box 3
Holograph, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Partial Carbon Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 10-11
Box 4
Corrected Imcomplete Partial Carbon Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Miscellaneous Partial Carbon Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Galley Proof Photocopy, Correspondence 1970-1971  Box 4 , Folder 3
 
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Time, 1975 
Box 4
Notes undated  Box 4 , Folder 4
 
Poor Tom's Ghost, 1977 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 5-7
 
Corrected Galley Proof, Galley Proof 1976  Box 4 , Folder 8
 
Sleepers, The, 1968 
Box 4
Corrected Page Proof 1968  Box 4 , Folder 9
 
Watchers, The, 1975 
Box 5
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 5 , Folder 3-4
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1975  Box 5 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Galley Proof, Notes 1975  Box 5 , Folder 6