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James Holding Papers

Summary Information
Title: James Holding Papers
Dates: 1968
Creator: Holding, James
Extent: 11 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1445
Collection includes typescripts and correspondence for two titles.

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.


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.


The Mystery of Dolphin Inlet, 1968

Poko and the Golden Demon, 1968

Biographical Sketch

James Holding was born in 1907 and died in 1997 in Pittsburgh, PA. Focusing on mystery stories, he has written over 40 children's books, some under the pseudonym Ellery Queen.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Collection includes typescripts and correspondence for two titles.

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.
  • Holding, James
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
The Mystery of Dolphin Inlet 1968 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1968
Box MF 441
typescript, corrected (171 p.)  Box MF 441
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF 441
typescript, carbon (182 p.)  Box MF 441
front matter (2 p.)  Box MF 441
Poko and the Golden Demon 1968 
Note  London: Abelard-Schuman, 1968
Box MF 442
carbon typescript (8 p.)  Box MF 442
correspondence (10 p.)  Box MF 442
corrected typescript, page proofs (52 p.)  Box MF 442