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Jane Resh Thomas Papers

Summary Information
Title: Jane Resh Thomas Papers
Dates: 1979-1998
Creator: Thomas, Jane Resh
Extent: 258 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1532
Abstract:
Collection contains typescripts, correspondence, notes holographs, page proofs, galley proofs, reviews and other materials for numerous children's books and articles written by Thomas.

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

American Book Awards (unverified),

Article about Jane Resh Thomas in Minneapolis Star Tribune,

Auction (unverified),

Behind the Mask: The Life of Queen Elizabeth I, 1998

Book reviews by Jane Resh Thomas,

Book reviews from the Minneapolis Star Tribune,

Celebration!, 1997

Chicken Killing (unverified),

Children's book reviews,

Children's letters and stories,

Comeback Dog, The, 1981

Correspondence,

Correspondence with children,

Correspondence and reviews in Ms. Thomas' books and reviews that she has written,

Correspondence (general),

Correspondence (publisher) from 1986-1988,

Courage at Indian Deep, 1984

Daddy Doesn't Have to Be a Giant Anymore, 1996

Elizabeth Catches a Fish, 1979

Fox in a Trap, 1987

It Started With Eve (unverified),

Jane Resh Thomas' review articles: published and unpublished,

Letters from children,

Lights on the River, 1996

Miscellaneous articles,

Most Wonderful Books (essay),

Newspaper articles,

Orpohan (unverified),

Princess in a Pigpen, 1995

Reviews of her books by others,

Scaredy Dog, 1996

Scaredy Dog's Escapade (unverified),

Saying Goodbye to Grandma, 1988

Snoop, The, 1999

Speech from 1997 Minnesota Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (unverified),

Student evaluations (unverified),

Unverified manuscripts,

"Unweaving the Rainbow" in Horn Book, v.63, no. 6, p. 782-787, November/December 1987

Wheels!, 1986

Blind Mountain, 2006

Counterfeit Princess, The, 2005


Biographical Sketch

Jane Resh Thomas was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1936. She worked as a registered nurse before embarking on a career as writer, editor, and writing instructor. She has written a number of books for children, some of which have won awards. Many of her books display a sensitivity to the emotions of children who find themselves in emotional, real-life situations.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 90, pp. 229-232.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, correspondence, notes holographs, page proofs, galley proofs, reviews and other materials for numerous children's books and articles written by Thomas.

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, Jane Resh
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
American Book Awards (unverified)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1426
typescript (23 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
typescript, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (87 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
correspondence (24 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
pamphlet (6 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
Article about Jane Resh Thomas in Minneapolis Star Tribune  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1426
clippings (2 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
Auction (unverified)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1426
typescript (2 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
Behind the Mask: The Life of Queen Elizabeth I 1998 
Note  New York: Clarion Books, 1998
Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
holograph (38 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
typescript, corrected (1106 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
front matter (10 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
back matter (23 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
page proof, corrected (198 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
photocopy of illustrations (46 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
correspondence (133 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
notes (69 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
clippings (3 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
research (95 p.)  Box MF 2492, 2493, 2942
 
Book reviews by Jane Resh Thomas  
Note  : ,
Box MF 689, 1070
holograph (34 p.)  Box MF 689, 1070
 
typescript, corrected (103 p.)  Box MF 689, 1070
 
correspondence from children (1 p.)  Box MF 689, 1070
 
correspondence from adults (1 p.)  Box MF 689, 1070
 
newspaper clippings (3 p.)  Box MF 689, 1070
 
Book reviews from the Minneapolis Star Tribune  
Note  : ,
Box MF 3064
holograph (25 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
typescript (13 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
typescript, corrected (29 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
jacket copy (1 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
photocopy (2 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
correspondence (34 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
clippings (71 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
Celebration! 1997 
Note  New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1997
Box MF 1426
reviews (1 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
photocopy of reviews (7 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
Chicken Killing (unverified)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1426
holograph with typescript, corrected (18 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
Children's book reviews  
Note  : ,
Box MF 2450
holograph (19 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
typescript (26 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
typescript, corrected (89 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
typescript, photocopy (6 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
correspondence (10 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
research material (7 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
Children's letters and stories  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1340
correspondence (444 p.)  Box MF 1340
 
photo (1 p.)  Box MF 1340
 
Comeback Dog, The 1981 
Note Howell, Troy
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1981
Box MF 787
typescript, corrected (164 p.)  Box MF 787
 
typescript, carbon (27 p.)  Box MF 787
 
typescript, corrected, photocopy (136 p.)  Box MF 787
 
miscellaneous corrected drafts, including carbon, holograph and typescript (49 p.)  Box MF 787
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF 787
 
galley proof, corrected (53 p.)  Box MF 787
 
page proof, corrected (74 p.)  Box MF 787
 
proof for jacket (3 p.)  Box MF 787
 
photocopy of illustrations (19 p.)  Box MF 787
 
correspondence (127 p.)  Box MF 787
 
book reviews (27 p.)  Box MF 787
 
booklet (1 p.)  Box MF 787
 
Correspondence  
Note  : ,
Box MF 3064
correspondence (15 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
Correspondence with children  
Note  : ,
Box MF 3064
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
Correspondence and reviews in Ms. Thomas' books and reviews that she has written  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1340, 2493, 2495, 2496
correspondence (1064 p.)  Box MF 1340, 2493, 2495, 2496
 
notes (5 p.)  Box MF 1340, 2493, 2495, 2496
 
reviews (15 p.)  Box MF 1340, 2493, 2495, 2496
 
pamphlet (5 p.)  Box MF 1340, 2493, 2495, 2496
 
books (6 p.)  Box MF 1340, 2493, 2495, 2496
 
Correspondence (general)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1440
correspondence (92 p.)  Box MF 1440
 
newspaper clippings (1 p.)  Box MF 1440
 
miscellaneous (10 p.)  Box MF 1440
 
Correspondence (publisher) from 1986-1988  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1440
correspondence (40 p.)  Box MF 1440
 
Courage at Indian Deep 1984 
Note  New York: Clarion , 1984
Box MF 1068, 1069
holograph and typescript, corrected (304 p.)  Box MF 1068, 1069
 
typescript, corrected (595 p.)  Box MF 1068, 1069
 
typescript, photocopy (121 p.)  Box MF 1068, 1069
 
typescript, miscellaneous (35 p.)  Box MF 1068, 1069
 
galley proof, corrected (43 p.)  Box MF 1068, 1069
 
correspondence (60 p.)  Box MF 1068, 1069
 
notes (34 p.)  Box MF 1068, 1069
 
clippings (16 p.)  Box MF 1068, 1069
 
Daddy Doesn't Have to Be a Giant Anymore 1996 
Note Sewall, Marcia
New York: Clarion Books, 1996
Box MF 2450
typescript, corrected (12 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
photocopies (22 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
correspondence (118 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
Elizabeth Catches a Fish 1979 
Note Duffy, Joseph
New York: Seabury Press, 1979
Box MF 788, 2450
holograph (12 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
holograph and typescript, corrected carbon (7 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
holograph and typescript, corrected photocopy (8 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
typescript, corrected (73 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (34 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
typescript, carbon (5 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
typescript, corrected carbon (7 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
typescript, corrected partial carbon (9 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
photocopy of illustrations (5 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
correspondence with notes (95 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
clippings (24 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
Research Associates of Chicago for a Reading Kit for second and third grade readers; SRA adaptation; typescript, corrected, photocopy (4 p.)  Box MF 788, 2450
 
Fox in a Trap 1987 
Note Howell, Troy
New York : Clarion Books, 1987
Box MF 1340, 1440
holograph (39 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
holograph (25 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
typescript, corrected (416 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
typescript, corrected, carbon (6 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
typescript, corrected, photocopy with 2 typescript (64 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
typescript, corrected, photocopy (12 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
front matter (7 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
galley proof photocopy corrected (42 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
correspondence with publisher (27 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
correspondence and review (12 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
 
correspondence, miscellaneous (19 p.)  Box MF 1340, 1440
Box MF 3153
holograph (2 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
typescript (3 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
correspondence (15 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
clippings (1 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
It Started With Eve (unverified)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1426
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
Jane Resh Thomas' review articles: published and unpublished  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1069
review (120 p.)  Box MF 1069
 
correspondence (18 p.)  Box MF 1069
 
holograph (53 p.)  Box MF 1069
 
miscellaneous (55 p.)  Box MF 1069
 
Letters from children  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1442
correspondence (500 p.)  Box MF 1442
 
OWL research packets (20 p.)  Box MF 1442
 
Lights on the River 1996 
Note Dooling, Michael
New York: Hyperion, 1996
Box MF 2450
typescript (40 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
typescript, corrected (86 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (40 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
front matter (12 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
galley proof, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
correspondence (37 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF 2450
Box MF 3153
typescript (7 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
typescript, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
Miscellaneous articles  
Note  : ,
Box MF 2493
holograph (58 p.)  Box MF 2493
 
typescript (17 p.)  Box MF 2493
 
galley proof (9 p.)  Box MF 2493
 
dummy (11 p.)  Box MF 2493
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 2493
 
Most Wonderful Books (essay)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1426
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
magazine (28 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
Newspaper articles  
Note  : ,
Box MF 2460, 2491, 2492
correspondence (38 p.)  Box MF 2460, 2491, 2492
 
clippings (556 p.)  Box MF 2460, 2491, 2492
 
clippings photocopied (37 p.)  Box MF 2460, 2491, 2492
 
pamphlet (7 p.)  Box MF 2460, 2491, 2492
 
Orpohan (unverified)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 2992
holograph with typescript, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF 2992
 
Princess in a Pigpen 1995 
Note  : Avon, 1995
Box MF 2461
holograph and typescript corrected (100 p.)  Box MF 2461
 
typescript (55 p.)  Box MF 2461
 
typescript corrected (397 p.)  Box MF 2461
 
typescript corrected photocopied (39 p.)  Box MF 2461
 
front matter (21 p.)  Box MF 2461
 
galley proof (86 p.)  Box MF 2461
 
galley proof, corrected (86 p.)  Box MF 2461
 
correspondence (37 p.)  Box MF 2461
 
notes (7 p.)  Box MF 2461
Box MF 3152
correspondence (27 p.)  Box MF 3152
 
correspondence (38 p.)  Box MF 3152
 
clippings (7 p.)  Box MF 3152
 
research material: clippings (44 p.)  Box MF 3152
 
Reviews of her books by others  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1440
correspondence (50 p.)  Box MF 1440
 
articles (39 p.)  Box MF 1440
 
Scaredy Dog 1996 
Note Mets, Marylin
New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1996
Box MF 2450
typescript (51 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
typescript, corrected (34 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
page proof (97 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
correspondence (14 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
Scaredy Dog's Escapade (unverified)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 2450
typescript (4 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF 2450
 
Saying Goodbye to Grandma 1988 
Note Sewall, Marcia
New York: Clarion Books, 1988
Box MF 1340, 3064
correspondence, review (32 p.)  Box MF 1340, 3064
 
typescript, corrected (103 p.)  Box MF 1340, 3064
 
Snoop, The 1999 
Note  New York: Clarion Books, 1999
Box MF 3064
typescript, corrected (25 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
front matter, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
Speech from 1997 Minnesota Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (unverified)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 1426
typescript (6 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
Student evaluations (unverified)  
Note  : ,
Box MF 3064
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
evaluations (14 p.)  Box MF 3064
 
Unverified manuscripts  
Note  : ,
Box MF 2992
holograph (4 p.)  Box MF 2992
 
holograph and typescript, corrected (42 p.)  Box MF 2992
 
typescript, corrected (41 p.)  Box MF 2992
 
"Unweaving the Rainbow" in Horn Book, v.63, no. 6, p. 782-787 November/December 1987 
Note  : , November/December 1987
Box MF 1440, 3064
typescript, corrected (79 p.)  Box MF 1440, 3064
 
correspondence (25 p.)  Box MF 1440, 3064
 
Wheels! 1986 
Note  New York: Clarion, 1986
Box MF 1426
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 1426
 
Blind Mountain 2006 
Note  New York: Clarion, 2006
Box MF 3153, 2992
typescript, corrected (258 p.)  Box MF 3153, 2992
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF 3153, 2992
 
Counterfeit Princess, The 2005 
Note  New York: Clarion, 2005
Box MF 3153
typescript (20 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
typescript, corrected (360 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
corresondence (6 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
clippings (1 p.)  Box MF 3153
 
workshop roster (2 p.)  Box MF 3153