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Crystal Thrasher Papers

Summary Information
Title: Crystal Thrasher Papers
Dates: 1979-1984
Creator: Thrasher, Crystal
Extent: 43 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1555
Abstract:
Collection contains typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence, page proofs, dummies, and related material for five books for young people.

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

Between the Dark and the Daylight, 1979

Dark Didn't Catch Me, The, 1979

End of a Dark Road, 1982

Julie's Summer, 1981

Taste of Daylight, A, 1984


Biographical Sketch

Crystal Faye Thrasher was born in Oolitic, Indiana in 1921. Thrasher lived in rural Indiana during the Depression and was the only child in her family to complete high school. She married and had children, reading to them and writing poems and stories for them. After her children were grown, she decided to write a book for them and for their children and published her first book around her 50th year.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 27, pp. 221-222.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence, page proofs, dummys, and related material for five books for young people.

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.
  • Thrasher, Crystal
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Between the Dark and the Daylight 1979 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1979
Box MF 790
typescript (242 p.)  Box MF 790
 
galley proof, corrected (127 p.)  Box MF 790
 
Dark Didn't Catch Me, The 1979 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1979
Box MF 791
typescript, corrected (217 p.)  Box MF 791
 
galley proof (59 p.)  Box MF 791
 
galley proof, corrected (61 p.)  Box MF 791
 
correspondence with publisher (35 p.)  Box MF 791
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF 791
 
End of a Dark Road 1982 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1982
Box MF 995
typescript, corrected (205 p.)  Box MF 995
 
alley proof, corrected (84 p.)  Box MF 995
 
page proof studies, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 995
 
letters from the publisher (11 p.)  Box MF 995
 
miscellaneous (8 p.)  Box MF 995
 
Julie's Summer 1981 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1981
Box MF 792
typescript, corrected (277 p.)  Box MF 792
 
galley proof, corrected (110 p.)  Box MF 792
 
page proof, corrected (21 p.)  Box MF 792
 
page proof, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 792
 
dummy proof (138 p.)  Box MF 792
 
dummy for title page (1 p.)  Box MF 792
 
Taste of Daylight, A 1984 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1984
Box MF 1020
typescript, corrected with front matter (207 p.)  Box MF 1020
 
galley proof, corrected (69 p.)  Box MF 1020
 
correspondence (14 p.)  Box MF 1020