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Barbara Wallace Papers

Summary Information
Title: Barbara Wallace Papers
Dates: 1971-2001
Creator: Wallace, Barbara Brooks 1922-
Extent: 54 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1543
Abstract:
Collection contains galley proofs, typescripts and correspondence for 10 children's books.

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

Argyle, 1987

Barrel in the Basement, 1985

Hawkins and the Soccer Solution, 1981

Interesting Thing That Happened at Perfect Acres, 1988

Peppermints in the Parlor, 1980

Trouble with Miss Switch, 1971

Twin in the Tavern, 1993

Cousins in the Castle, 1996

Ghosts in the Gallery, 2000

Secret in St. Something, 2001


Biographical Sketch

Barbara Brooks Wallace was born in Soochow, China. She spent her childhood in China and the Phillipines. In 1945, she earned her B.A.degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her first book, Claudia was published in 1969. She won the William Allen White Children's Book Award in 1983 for Peppermints in the Parlor and the Edgar All Poe Award for best juvenile mystery for The Twin in the Tavern in 1994.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 78, pp. 234-238.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains galley proofs, typescripts and correspondence for 10 children's books, including Peppermints in the Parlor , Argyle and The Twin in the Tavern .

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.
  • Wallace, Barbara Brooks 1922-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Argyle 1987 
Note Sandford, John
Nashville: Abingdon, 1987
Box MF 1450
typescript (13 p.)  Box MF 1450
 
galley proof, corrected (4 p.)  Box MF 1450
 
Barrel in the Basement 1985 
Note Wooding, Sharon L.
New York: Atheneum, 1985
Box MF 1210
typescript (127 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (1 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
galley proof, corrected (40 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
page proof (137 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
page proof, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
Hawkins and the Soccer Solution 1981 
Note Kamen, Gloria
Nashville: Abingdon, 1981
Box MF 891
typescript, corrected (110 p.)  Box MF 891
 
typescript, corrected, with front matter (116 p.)  Box MF 891
 
galley proof (50 p.)  Box MF 891
 
Interesting Thing That Happened at Perfect Acres 1988 
Note Sims, Blanche
New York: Atheneum, 1988
Box MF 1450
holograph (2 p.)  Box MF 1450
 
typescript, corrected (232 p.)  Box MF 1450
 
page proof, corrected (145 p.)  Box MF 1450
 
Peppermints in the Parlor 1980 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1980
Box MF 819
typescript, corrected (141 p.)  Box MF 819
 
typescript, corrected with front matter (6 p.)  Box MF 819
 
typescript, corrected (191 p.)  Box MF 819
 
galley proof, corrected (36 p.)  Box MF 819
 
correspondence, with publisher (24 p.)  Box MF 819
 
correspondence with children (1 p.)  Box MF 819
 
correspondence with children (15 p.)  Box MF 819
 
front sheets (2 p.)  Box MF 819
 
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF 819
 
Trouble with Miss Switch 1971 
Note Frenck, Hal
Nashville: Abingdon, 1971
Box MF 891
typescript, corrected (130 p.)  Box MF 891
 
typescript, corrected (123 p.)  Box MF 891
 
typescript, corrected with front matter (5 p.)  Box MF 891
 
galley proof (73 p.)  Box MF 891
 
Twin in the Tavern 1993 
Note  New York: Macmillan Children's Book Group, 1993
Box MF 2178
typescript, corrected (177 p.)  Box MF 2178
 
typescript (101 p.)  Box MF 2178
 
correspondence (9 p.)  Box MF 2178
 
photocopy of recognition (1 p.)  Box MF 2178
 
Cousins in the Castle 1996 
Note  New York: Atheneum , 1996
Box MF 1450
correspondence (14 p.)  Box MF 1450
 
Ghosts in the Gallery 2000 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 2000
Box MF 1450
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 1450
 
Secret in St. Something 2001 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 2001
Box MF 1450
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF 1450