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Miriam Schlein Papers

Summary Information
Title: Miriam Schlein Papers
Dates: 1958-1992
Creator: Schlein, Miriam
Extent: 40 folders 1 box
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1507
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 9 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected, photocopied, or carbon, notes, a holograph, reviews, correspondence, photocopies of illustrations, corrected galleys, a corrected page proof, clippings, research materials, pasteup sheets, some with overlays and notations, photographs, and sheets with page numbers.

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

Billions of Bats, 1982

Bumblebee's Secret, The, 1958

I Sailed with Columbus, 1991

Jane Goodall's Animal World: Elephants, 1990

Jane Goodall's Animal World: gorillas, 1990

Let's Go Dinosaur Tracking, 1991

On the Track of the Mystery Animal, 1978

Pigeons, 1989

Squirrel Watching, 1992


Biographical Sketch

Miriam Schlein was born June 6, 1926, in New York, NY. She became a prolific author of children's books, most of which have nature themes, particularly focusing on animals of all kinds. She has also written historical fiction for children, books illustrating various Jewish customs and holidays, and distinctive stories, usually featuring animal characters. She has received numerous awards and honors for her work. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 2, 87, 130 Children's Literature Review, vol. 41


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written illustrative material for 9 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected, photocopied, or carbon, notes, a holograph, reivews, correspondence, photocopies of illustrations, corrected galleys, a corrected page proof, clippings, research material, pasteup sheets, some with overlays and notations, photographs, and sheets with page numbers.

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.
  • Schlein, Miriam
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Billions of Bats 1982 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1982
Box MF1027
typescript, corrected, partial photocopy (113 p.)  Box MF1027
 
typescript, corrected, partial carbon, incomplete (21 p.)  Box MF1027
 
typescript, corrected, partial carbon (22 p.)  Box MF1027
 
typescript, corrected carbon (24 p.)  Box MF1027
 
typescript, corrected, partial, notes, partial holograph (65 p.)  Box MF1027
 
photocopy of review (1 p.)  Box MF1027
 
typescript, corrected (22 p.)  Box MF1027
 
galley, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF1027
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF1027
 
photocopy of illustration (1 p.)  Box MF1027
 
correspondence (9 p.)  Box MF1027
 
Bumblebee's Secret, The 1958 
Note  London: Abelard-Schuman, 1958
Box MF696
typescript, carbon (13 p.)  Box MF696
 
I Sailed with Columbus 1991 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1991
Box MF1822
typescript, corrected (122 p.)  Box MF1822
 
page proof, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF1822
 
Jane Goodall's Animal World: Elephants 1990 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1990
Box MF1842
typescript, corrected (18 p.)  Box MF1842
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (42 p.)  Box MF1842
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF1842
 
notes and research materials (9 p.)  Box MF1842
 
clippings (1 p.)  Box MF1842
 
Jane Goodall's Animal World: gorillas 1990 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1990
Box MF1842
typescript, corrected (21 p.)  Box MF1842
 
typescript, photocopy (21 p.)  Box MF1842
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF1842
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF1842
 
Let's Go Dinosaur Tracking 1991 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1991
Box MF1805
typescript, corrected shortform (3 p.)  Box MF1805
 
typescript, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF1805
 
galley proof, corrected (29 p.)  Box MF1805
 
layout notes (3 p.)  Box MF1805
Box MF1905
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF1905
 
On the Track of the Mystery Animal 1978 
Note  New York: Four Winds, 1978
Box MF696, 1027
typescript, corrected, and holograph, photocopy (28 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
typescript, corrected (39 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
typescript, corrected (38 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
typescript, corrected (38 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
typescript, corrected (46 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
typescript, corrected (44 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
typescript (43 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
typescript (42 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
typescript, corrected, partial photocopy (42 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (27 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
Box MF696, 1028
typescript, corrected, incomplete (18 p.)  Box MF696, 1028
 
typescript, corrected miscellaneous (35 p.)  Box MF696, 1028
 
typescript, photocopy (46 p.)  Box MF696, 1028
Box MF696, 1027
galley proof, corrected (13 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
correspondence (27 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
notes (66 p.)  Box MF696, 1027
 
Pigeons 1989 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1989
Box MF1842
typescript, corrected (37 p.)  Box MF1842
 
typescript, corrected, partial photocopy (58 p.)  Box MF1842
 
correspondence (17 p.)  Box MF1842
 
notes and research materials (39 p.)  Box MF1842
 
Squirrel Watching 1992 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1992
Box MC762
pasteup sheets, some with overlays and notations (33 p.)  Box MC762
 
photographs (26 p.)  Box MC762
 
sheets with page numbers (3 p.)  Box MC762