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Jan Wahl Papers

Summary Information
Title: Jan Wahl Papers
Dates: 1967-1977
Creator: Wahl, Jan
Extent: 41 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1521
Abstract:
Collection contains typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence and clippings.

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

The Fisherman, 1969

How the Children Stopped the Wars, 1969

Humphrey's Bear,

The Magic Heart, 1972

Margaret's Birthday, 1971

May Horses, 1969

The Mulberry Tree, 1970

The Norman Rockwell Storybook, 1971

Pigwiggin's Apple,

Pleasant Fieldmouse Storybook, 1977

Pleasant Fieldmouse's Christmas Carol, 1976

Pleasant Fieldmouse's Valentine Trick, 1977

The Prince Who Was a Fish, 1970

Push Kitty, 1968

Runaway Jonah and Other Tales, 1967

The Six Voyages of Pleasant Fieldmouse, 1971

Anna Help Ginger, 1971

Christmas in the Forest, 1967

Cobweb Castle, 1968

The Dog Who Went to Lapland,

The Teeny Tiny Witches, 1976

Tim Kitten's Talking Catnip Mystery,

A Wolf of My Own, 1969

The Wonderful Kite, 1971


Biographical Sketch

Jan Wahl was born on April 1, 1933, in Columbus, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in 1953. He spent two years of graduate study in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 1954-1955 and finished his Master's of Arts degree at the University of Michigan in 1958. Wahl has been a prolific writer of children's books and short stories since 1964.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol 132, pp. 236-241.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence and clippings for 24 books, including The Norman Rockwell Storybook and Margaret's Birthday .

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.
  • Wahl, Jan
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
The Fisherman 1969 
Note McCully, Emily Arnold
New York: Norton, 1969
Box MF 814
typescript (40 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typescript, corrected (12 p.)  Box MF 814
 
galley sheets, corrected (4 p.)  Box MF 814
 
How the Children Stopped the Wars 1969 
Note Miller, Mitchell
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1969
Box MF 814
typescript (14 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF 814
 
galley sheets (19 p.)  Box MF 814
 
Humphrey's Bear  
Box MF 1300
corrected typescript (13 p.)  Box MF 1300
 
correstpondence (1 p.)  Box MF 1300
 
The Magic Heart 1972 
Note Hyman, Trina Schart
New York: Seabury Press, 1972
Box MF 814
typescript, corrected (20 p.)  Box MF 814
 
galley proof, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 814
 
Margaret's Birthday 1971 
Note Mayer, Mercer
New York: Four Winds Press, 1971
Box MF 814
typescript, corrected (25 p.)  Box MF 814
 
May Horses 1969 
Note Lent, Blair
New York: Delacorte, 1969
Box MF 814
typescript, corrected (36 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typescript (7 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typescript (1 p.)  Box MF 814
 
galley proof, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF 814
 
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF 814
 
The Mulberry Tree 1970 
Note Rojankovsky, Feodor
New York: Grosset, 1970
Box MF 814
typescript, corrected (32 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typescript, corrected (26 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typescript, xerographic copy (23 p.)  Box MF 814
 
galley proof, corrected xerographic copy (12 p.)  Box MF 814
 
The Norman Rockwell Storybook 1971 
Note Rockwell, Norman
New York: Windmill/Simon and Schuster, 1971
Box MF 1308
holograph (12 p.)  Box MF 1308
 
corrected typescript (54 p.)  Box MF 1308
 
typescript (83 p. )  Box MF 1308
 
photocopy, typescript (33 p.)  Box MF 1308
 
correspondence (60 p.)  Box MF 1308
 
photographs, photocpoied photographs (47 p.)  Box MF 1308
 
clippings (96 p.)  Box MF 1308
 
Pigwiggin's Apple  
Box MF 1348
typescript (12 p.)  Box MF 1348
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 1348
 
Pleasant Fieldmouse Storybook 1977 
Note  New York: Windmill Books, 1977
Box MF 1364
correspondence (68 p.)  Box MF 1364
 
reviews (1 p.)  Box MF 1364
 
typescript (38 p.)  Box MF 1364
 
title page (3 p.)  Box MF 1364
 
Pleasant Fieldmouse's Christmas Carol 1976 
Note Blegvad, Erik
New York: Windmill Books, 1976
Box MF 1348, MF 1259
typescript (30 p.)  Box MF 1348, MF 1259
 
corrected typescript (22 p.)  Box MF 1348, MF 1259
 
corrected photocopy typescript (19 p.)  Box MF 1348, MF 1259
 
photocopied typescript (22 p.)  Box MF 1348, MF 1259
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF 1348, MF 1259
 
Pleasant Fieldmouse's Valentine Trick 1977 
Note Blegvad, Erik
New York: Windmill, E.P. Dutton, 1977
Box MF 1259
typescript (32 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
photocopied typescript (33 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
photocopied, corrected typescript (31 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
correspondence (35 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
corrected, photocopied galley proofs (8 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
typescript (38 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
jacket dimension chart (1 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
reviews (9 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
The Prince Who Was a Fish 1970 
Note Jacques, Robin
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1970
Box MF 814
typescript, corrected (19 p.)  Box MF 814
 
Push Kitty 1968 
Note Williams, Garth
New York: Harper and Row, 1968
Box MF 814
typescript, corrected (17 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typescript (19 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typeface samples (1 p.)  Box MF 814
 
galley proof (1 p.)  Box MF 814
 
galley proof (2 p.)  Box MF 814
 
Runaway Jonah and Other Tales 1967 
Note Shulevitz, Uri
New York: Macmillan, 1967
Box MF 815
typescript, corrected (34 p.)  Box MF 815
 
typescript, carbon (151 p.)  Box MF 815
Box Mf 815
typescript for "Good Daniel" (28 p.)  Box Mf 815
Box MF 815
galley (20 p.)  Box MF 815
 
The Six Voyages of Pleasant Fieldmouse 1971 
Note Parnall, Peter
New York: Delacorte Press, 1971
Box MF 815
typescript, corrected (57 p.)  Box MF 815
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 815
 
Anna Help Ginger 1971 
Note Di Fiori, Lawrence
New York: G. P. Putnam, 1971
Box MF 814
typescript, corrected xenox (15 p.)  Box MF 814
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 814
 
Christmas in the Forest 1967 
Note Schick, Eleanor
New York: Macmillan, 1967
Box MF 814
typescript, corrected (26 p.)  Box MF 814
 
Cobweb Castle 1968 
Note Gorey, Edward St. John
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968
Box MF 814
typescript (32 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typescript, corrected (12 p.)  Box MF 814
 
typescript, corrected (34 p.)  Box MF 814
 
galley proof (3 p.)  Box MF 814
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF 814
 
The Dog Who Went to Lapland  
Box MF 1300
corrected typescript (25 p.)  Box MF 1300
 
correspondence (22 p.)  Box MF 1300
 
contract information (5 p.)  Box MF 1300
 
promotional (1 p.)  Box MF 1300
 
The Teeny Tiny Witches 1976 
Note  New York: Windmill Books, 1976
Box MF 1259
carbon copy typescript (20 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
typescript (4 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF 1259
 
Tim Kitten's Talking Catnip Mystery  
Box MF 1300
typescript (47 p.)  Box MF 1300
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF 1300
 
A Wolf of My Own 1969 
Note Hoban, Lillian
New York: Macmillan, 1969
Box MF 815
typescript (21 p.)  Box MF 815
 
typescript, corrected (24 p.)  Box MF 815
 
galley set (1 p.)  Box MF 815
 
The Wonderful Kite 1971 
Note Shulevitz, Uri
New York: Delacorte Press, 1971
Box MF 815
typescript, corrected (76 p.)  Box MF 815