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Susan Terris Papers

Summary Information
Title: Susan Terris Papers
Dates: 1970-1987
Creator: Terris, Susan
Extent: 155 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1525
Abstract:
Collection contains typescripts, galley proofs, notes, holograph, reviews, research materials, and correspondence for numerous books for children.

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

Amanda, the Panda, and the Redhead, 1975

Baby-Snatcher, 1984

Chicken Pox Papers, 1976

Drowning Boy, The, 1972

Latchkey Kids, The, 1985, 1986

Nell's Quilt, 1987

Octopus Pie, 1983

On Fire, 1972

Pencil Families, 1975

Pickle, 1973

Plague of Frogs, 1973

Stage Brat, 1980

Tucker and the Horse Thief, 1979

Two P's in a Pod, 1977

Upstairs Witch and the Downstairs Witch, 1970

Whirling Rainbows, 1974


Biographical Sketch

Susan Terris was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1937. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College and M.A. from San Francisco State University and her career has centered around her work as a novelist and poet. She has written numerous books for children and young adults, many of which have won prestigious awards. In her books she explores the borderland between safety and danger and the pivotal moments of the lives of young women.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 77, pp. 207-211.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, galley proofs, notes, holograph, reviews, research materials, and correspondence for numerous books for children.

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.
  • Terris, Susan
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Amanda, the Panda, and the Redhead 1975 
Note  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975
Box MF 893
typescript, corrected with front matter (23 p.)  Box MF 893
 
galley proof (14 p.)  Box MF 893
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 893
 
Baby-Snatcher 1984 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1984
Box MF 1358
corrected, typescript (202 p.)  Box MF 1358
 
galley (186 p.)  Box MF 1358
 
Chicken Pox Papers 1976 
Note Rockwell, Gail
New York: Franklin Watts, 1976
Box MF 893
typescript (38 p.)  Box MF 893
 
typescript, corrected, partial carbon (16 p.)  Box MF 893
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (60 p.)  Box MF 893
 
typescript, corrected photocopy with front matter (88 p.)  Box MF 893
 
typescript, corrected with fornt matter (137 p.)  Box MF 893
 
preliminary notes (30 p.)  Box MF 893
 
Drowning Boy, The 1972 
Note  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1972
Box MF 894
typescript, corrected (150 p.)  Box MF 894
 
typescript, photocopy (202 p.)  Box MF 894
 
typescript, corrected with front matter (186 p.)  Box MF 894
 
preliminary notes (27 p.)  Box MF 894
 
review (1 p.)  Box MF 894
 
galley proof (36 p.)  Box MF 894
 
galley proof (35 p.)  Box MF 894
 
jacket (1 p.)  Box MF 894
 
Latchkey Kids, The 1985, 1986 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1985, 1986
Box MF 1278
typescript, corrected (173 p.)  Box MF 1278
 
typescript, corrected (131 p.)  Box MF 1278
 
typescript, corrected (161 p.)  Box MF 1278
 
Nell's Quilt 1987 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1987
Box MF 893
corrected typescript (213 p.)  Box MF 893
 
corrected galley (395 p.)  Box MF 893
 
Octopus Pie 1983 
Note Shepperson, Rob
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1983
Box MF 1087
typescript, corrected with front matter (172 p.)  Box MF 1087
 
galley proof, corrected (58 p.)  Box MF 1087
 
galley proof, corrected miscellaneous (7 p.)  Box MF 1087
Box
photocopy (3 p.)  Box
 
On Fire 1972 
Note Polushkin, Maria
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1972
Box MF 895
typescript, corrected with front matter (157 p.)  Box MF 895
 
reviews (37 p.)  Box MF 895
 
galley proof (42 p.)  Box MF 895
 
Pencil Families 1975 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1975
Box MF 895a
holograph, corrected (133 p.)  Box MF 895a
 
notes (36 p.)  Box MF 895a
 
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF 895a
 
typescript, corrected outline of story (18 p.)  Box MF 895a
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (173 p.)  Box MF 895a
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 895a
 
typescript, corrected (146 p.)  Box MF 895a
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF 895a
 
galley, corrected, research material (56 p.)  Box MF 895a
 
Pickle 1973 
Note  New York: Four Winds, 1973
Box MF895
typescript, corrected (64 p.)  Box MF895
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF895
 
preliminary notes (4 p.)  Box MF895
 
galley proof (49 p.)  Box MF895
 
typescript, corrected early version, (The witch and the Golden Girl) (76 p.)  Box MF895
 
photostat of illustration (1 p.)  Box MF895
 
Plague of Frogs 1973 
Note Ernst, John
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973
Box MF 896
typescript, corrected (182 p.)  Box MF 896
 
typescript, corrected with front matter (180 p.)  Box MF 896
 
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 896
 
preliminary notes (57 p.)  Box MF 896
 
research materials (52 p.)  Box MF 896
 
galley proof (59 p.)  Box MF 896
 
Stage Brat 1980 
Note  New York: Four Winds, 1980
Box MF 897
holograph (185 p.)  Box MF 897
 
typescript, corrected with front matter (137 p.)  Box MF 897
 
typescript, corrected with front matter (162 p.)  Box MF 897
 
research materials (6 p.)  Box MF 897
 
galley proof (93 p.)  Box MF 897
 
Tucker and the Horse Thief 1979 
Note  New York: Four Winds, 1979
Box MF 898
holograph with research notes (195 p.)  Box MF 898
 
typescript, corrected (138 p.)  Box MF 898
 
typescript, corrected with front matter (185 p.)  Box MF 898
 
preliminary notes (22 p.)  Box MF 898
 
galley proof (91 p.)  Box MF 898
 
jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MF 898
 
notes (29 p.)  Box MF 898
 
Two P's in a Pod 1977 
Note Hirschman, Susan Carr
New York: Greenwillow, 1977
Box MF 899
holograph (293 p.)  Box MF 899
 
typescript, corrected (134 p.)  Box MF 899
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (167 p.)  Box MF 899
 
editor's notes (4 p.)  Box MF 899
 
jacket proof (1 p.)  Box MF 899
 
galley proof (54 p.)  Box MF 899
 
Upstairs Witch and the Downstairs Witch 1970 
Note McHargue, Georgess
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1970
Box MF 900
typescript, corrected photocopy (24 p.)  Box MF 900
 
typescript (25 p.)  Box MF 900
 
typescript, corrected carbon (21 p.)  Box MF 900
Box
typescript, corrected photocopy with front matter (19 p.)  Box
 
Whirling Rainbows 1974 
Note  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1974
Box MF 900
holograph (91 p.)  Box MF 900
 
typescript, corrected (156 p.)  Box MF 900
 
typescript, corrected (12 p.)  Box MF 900
 
typescript, photocopy (28 p.)  Box MF 900
 
typescript, corrected with front matter (196 p.)  Box MF 900
 
research materials (9 p.)  Box MF 900
 
notes (35 p.)  Box MF 900
 
galley proof (45 p.)  Box MF 900