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George Shannon Papers

Summary Information
Title: George Shannon Papers
Dates: 1982-2000
Creator: Shannon, George
Extent: 65 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1591
Abstract:
The collection contains written material for 17 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected and/or photocopied, correspondence, notes, clippings, holographs, photocopies of illustrations, corrected galley proofs, front matter, dummies, some corrected, corrected page proofs, research material, notebooks, and a dust jacket.

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

April Showers, 1995

Frog Legs: A Picture Book of Action Verse, 2000

Heart to Heart, 1995

Lizard's Home, 1999

Spring: A Haiku Story, 1995

This is the Bird, 1997

Arnold Lobel, 1989

Climbing Kansas Mountains, 1993

Dance Away, 1982

Dancing the Breeze, 1991

Laughing All the Way, 1992

More Stories to Solve, 1991

Oh, I Love, 1988

Sea Gifts, 1989

Seeds, 1994

Still More Stories to Solve, 1994

Unlived Affections, 1989


Biographical Sketch

George Shannon was born February 14, 1952, in Caldwell, KS. Early in his career he worked as a children's librarian, but eventually became a story teller, and a writer when he began to write his stories down, beginning in 1978. He has also written a young-adult novel.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 35, 94, 143


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production material for 17 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected and/or photocopied, correspondence, notes, clippings, holographs, photocopies of illustrations,as corrected galley proofs, front matter, dummies, some corrected, corrected page proofs, research material, notebooks, and a dust jacket.

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.
  • Shannon, George
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
April Showers 1995 
Note  New York: Greenwillow Books, 1995
Box MF1807
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF1807
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF1807
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF1807
 
clippings (2 p.)  Box MF1807
 
Frog Legs: A Picture Book of Action Verse 2000 
Note  New York: Greenwillow Books, 2000
Box MF1807
holograph (21 p.)  Box MF1807
 
typescript, corrected (92 p.)  Box MF1807
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (25 p.)  Box MF1807
 
typescript, corrected photocvopy with illustrations (25 p.)  Box MF1807
 
photocopy of illustrations (2 p.)  Box MF1807
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF1807
 
notes (17 p.)  Box MF1807
 
clippings (9 p.)  Box MF1807
 
Heart to Heart 1995 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995
Box MF1807
holograph (12 p.)  Box MF1807
 
typescript. corrected (52 p.)  Box MF1807
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (3 p.)  Box MF1807
 
typescript, photocopy (14 p.)  Box MF1807
 
galley proof, corrected (4 p.)  Box MF1807
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF1807
 
notes (19 p.)  Box MF1807
 
clippings (6 p.)  Box MF1807
 
Lizard's Home 1999 
Note  New York: Greenwillow Books, 1999
Box MF1807
typescript, corrected (54 p.)  Box MF1807
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (16 p.)  Box MF1807
 
front matter (2 p.)  Box MF1807
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF1807
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF1807
 
Spring: A Haiku Story 1995 
Note  New York: Greenwillow Books, 1995
Box MF2084
typescript (1 p.)  Box MF2084
 
typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF2084
 
dummy, corrected (48 p.)  Box MF2084
 
dummy (48 p.)  Box MF2084
 
This is the Bird 1997 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997
Box MF1807
typescript (11 p.)  Box MF1807
 
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF1807
 
typescript, photocopy (9 p.)  Box MF1807
 
galley proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF1807
 
page proof, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF1807
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF1807
 
Arnold Lobel 1989 
Note  Boston: Twayne, 1989
Box MF1891
typescript, corrected (244 p.)  Box MF1891
 
typescript, corerected (71 p.)  Box MF1891
 
notebooks (3 p.)  Box MF1891
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF1891
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF1891
 
Climbing Kansas Mountains 1993 
Note  New York: Bradbury, 1993
Box MF1888
holograph, photocopy (3 p.)  Box MF1888
 
typescript (10 p.)  Box MF1888
 
typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF1888
 
typescript, corrected, on cards (13 p.)  Box MF1888
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (11 p.)  Box MF1888
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (10 p.)  Box MF1888
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF1888
 
notes, on cards (10 p.)  Box MF1888
 
dummy (1 p.)  Box MF1888
 
Dance Away 1982 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1982
Box MF1889
typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF1889
 
photocopy of French cover (1 p.)  Box MF1889
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF1889
 
Dancing the Breeze 1991 
Note  New York: Bradbury, 1991
Box MF1889
holograph (8 p.)  Box MF1889
 
typescript (2 p.)  Box MF1889
 
typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF1889
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (4 p.)  Box MF1889
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF1889
 
dummy (1 p.)  Box MF1889
 
dummy with illustrations, photocopy (1 p.)  Box MF1889
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF1889
 
Laughing All the Way 1992 
Note  New York: Houghton, 1992
Box MF1888
typescript, corrected (16 p.)  Box MF1888
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (3 p.)  Box MF1888
 
More Stories to Solve 1991 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1991
Box MF1889
typescript (60 p.)  Box MF1889
 
typescript, corrected (21 p.)  Box MF1889
 
page proof with illustrations, corrected photocopy (33 p.)  Box MF1889
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF1889
 
notes (20 p.)  Box MF1889
 
notes, on cards (6 p.)  Box MF1889
 
Oh, I Love 1988 
Note  New York: Bradbury, 1988
Box MF1889
page proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF1889
 
galley proof, corrected photocopy (2 p.)  Box MF1889
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF1889
 
dummy (1 p.)  Box MF1889
 
photocopies of illustrations (25 p.)  Box MF1889
 
Sea Gifts 1989 
Note  Boston: Godine, 1989
Box MF1888
holograph, on cards (38 p.)  Box MF1888
 
holograph (3 p.)  Box MF1888
 
holograph, photocopy (18 p.)  Box MF1888
 
typescript (9 p.)  Box MF1888
 
typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF1888
 
galley proof, corrected photocopy (8 p.)  Box MF1888
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF1888
 
dust jacket (1 p.)  Box MF1888
 
dummies (3 p.)  Box MF1888
 
Seeds 1994 
Note  New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1994
Box MF1891
holograph (22 p.)  Box MF1891
 
typescript (22 p.)  Box MF1891
 
typescript, corrected (88 p.)  Box MF1891
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (11 p.)  Box MF1891
 
correspondence (9 p.)  Box MF1891
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF1891
 
research material (4 p.)  Box MF1891
 
dummy (1 p.)  Box MF1891
 
Still More Stories to Solve 1994 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1994
Box MF1888
typescript, corrected (26 p.)  Box MF1888
 
Unlived Affections 1989 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1989
Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
holograph (58 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
holograph, on cards (26 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
typescript and holograph (60 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
typescript, corrected (363 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
typescript, corrected (16 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (100 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
galley proof, corrected (219 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
publisher's dummy, 6 sections (1 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
publisher's dummy, blueprint, 6 sections (1 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
notes (93 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
notes, on cards (31 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
research material (1 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889
 
notebooks (2 p.)  Box MF1887, 1888, 1889