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Joyce Carol Thomas Papers

Summary Information
Title: Joyce Carol Thomas Papers
Dates: 1993
Creator: Thomas, Joyce Carol
Extent: 4 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1531
Collection contains holograph, typescripts, dummies, correspondence, and related materials for one book of poetry.

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.


Brown Honey in Brownwheat Tea, 1993

Biographical Sketch

Joyce Carol Thomas is a celebrated author of young adult novels, poetry, and picture books, as well as fiction and poetry for adults. She was born in Ponca City, OK in 1938 and received her B.A. from San Jose State University and her M.A. from Stanford University. Her work presents both the joys and injustices faced by young people, issues that resonate across racial lines. Her book of poetry, Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea , won numerous awards, including being named a Coretta Scott King Honor Book.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 137, pp. 190-207.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a holograph, typescripts, dummys, correspondence, and related materials for one book of poetry.

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.
  • Thomas, Joyce Carol
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Brown Honey in Brownwheat Tea 1993 
Note Cooper, Floyd
New York: HarperCollins, 1993
Box MF 2125
holograph (1 p.)  Box MF 2125
typescript (2 p.)  Box MF 2125
typescript (3 p.)  Box MF 2125
typescript, corrected photocopy (19 p.)  Box MF 2125
page proof, corrected (18 p.)  Box MF 2125
dummy (16 p.)  Box MF 2125
dummy (18 p.)  Box MF 2125
publisher's dummy (14 p.)  Box MF 2125
photograph illustrations (2 p.)  Box MF 2125
photocopy of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF 2125
correspondence (30 p.)  Box MF 2125
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF 2125
photographs (2 p.)  Box MF 2125
clippings (11 p.)  Box MF 2125
poster (1 p.)  Box MF 2125
research material (1 p.)  Box MF 2125