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Paul Showers Papers

Summary Information
Title: Paul Showers Papers
Dates: 1961-1990
Creator: Showers, Paul
Extent: 26 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1607
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 13 titles, plus correspondence and photographs. Materials include typescripts, some corrected/photocopied, notes, clippings, correspondence, front matter, corrected galley proofs, layout notes, research material, brochures, mimeographed articles, photographs and photo negatives, a Christmas card from Paul Galdone, an agreement, sample pages, and a holograph.

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

Correspondence from children and classrooms,

Correspondence with editors,

Drop of Blood, A, 1967

Ears Are for Hearing, 1990

Follow Your Nose, 1963

Hear Your Heart, 1974?

How a Baby Begins,

How You Talk, 1967

Indian Festivals, 1969

Listening Walk, The, 1961

Look at Your Eyes, 1962

Photos of Paul Showers and /Christmas card,

Sleep is for Everyone, 1974

Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 7, 1986-98

Where Does the Garbage Go?, 1974

Your Skin and Mine, 1965


Biographical Sketch

Paul Showers was born April 12, 1910, in Sunnyside, WA, and died July 17, 1999, in Orange, MA. He was a journalist and children's book author who received several awards and honors for his work. His books for children were educational, non-fiction.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 21, 92, 114

Something About the Author Autobiography Series , vol. 7

Children's Literature Review , vol. 6


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production material for 13 titles, plus photographs and photo negatives. Material includes typescripts, some corrected/photocopied, notes, correspondence, clippings, front matter, corrected galley proofs, layout notes, research material, borchures, mimeographed articles, as Christmas card, an agreement, sample pages, and a holograph.

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.
  • Showers, Paul
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Correspondence from children and classrooms  
Box MF3289
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Correspondence with editors  
Box MF3289
typescript, corrected (4 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (75 p.)  Box MF3289
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF3289
 
clippings (6 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Drop of Blood, A 1967 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1967
Box MF3289
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF3289
 
front matter (13 p.)  Box MF3289
 
galley proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (7 p.)  Box MF3289
 
layout notes (1 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Ears Are for Hearing 1990 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1990
Box MF3289
typescript, corrected (4 p.)  Box MF3289
 
typescript, photocopy (4 p.)  Box MF3289
 
typescripts, corrected photocopies (14 p.)  Box MF3289
 
front matter (12 p.)  Box MF3289
 
galley proofs, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (17 p.)  Box MF3289
 
research material (7 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Follow Your Nose 1963 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1963
Box MF3289
typescript (4 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Hear Your Heart 1974? 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1974?
Box MF3289
typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF3289
 
How a Baby Begins  
Box MF3289
typescript, corrected (4 p.)  Box MF3289
 
typescript, photocopy (3 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF3289
 
How You Talk 1967 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1967
Box MC3289
typescript, corrected photocopy (10 p.)  Box MC3289
Box MF3289
correspondence (9 p.)  Box MF3289
 
research material (4 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Indian Festivals 1969 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1969
Box MF707
3 typescripts, corrected (29 p.)  Box MF707
 
4 typescripts, carbon (38 p.)  Box MF707
 
typescript, corrected carbon (10 p.)  Box MF707
 
2 typescripts, corrected photocopies (15 p.)  Box MF707
 
galley proofs, corrected (18 p.)  Box MF707
 
correspondence (46 p.)  Box MF707
 
notes (46 p.)  Box MF707
 
brochures (9 p.)  Box MF707
Box MC707
mimeographed articles (3 p.)  Box MC707
 
Listening Walk, The 1961 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1961
Box MF3289
typescript, coprrected (4 p.)  Box MF3289
 
2 typescripts, photocopies (7 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (15 p.)  Box MF3289
 
clippings, review (1 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Look at Your Eyes 1962 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1962
Box MF3289
typescript, photocopy (2 p.)  Box MF3289
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (2 p.)  Box MF3289
 
galley proof, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (11 p.)  Box MF3289
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Photos of Paul Showers and /Christmas card  
Box MF3289
typescript, photocopy (1 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Christmas card from Paul Galdone (1 p.)  Box MF3289
 
photographs (28 p.)  Box MF3289
 
photographs, photocopy, 1 sheet (1 p.)  Box MF3289
 
photo negatrives, 11 strips (11 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Sleep is for Everyone 1974 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1974
Box MF3289
2 typescripts, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF3289
 
typescript, photocopy (3 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 7 1986-98 
Note  Detroit MI: Gale Research Co., 1986-98
Box MF3289
holograph (1 p.)  Box MF3289
 
typescript (38 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF3289
 
agreement (1 p.)  Box MF3289
 
sample pages (7 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Where Does the Garbage Go? 1974 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1974
Box MF3289
typescripts, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF3289
 
typescripts, photocopies (12 p.)  Box MF3289
 
typescripts, corrected photocopies (6 p.)  Box MF3289
 
galley proof, corrected photocopy (6 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (28 p.)  Box MF3289
 
notes (7 p.)  Box MF3289
 
research material (57 p.)  Box MF3289
 
Your Skin and Mine 1965 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1965
Box MF3289
typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF3289
 
typescripts, photocopies (5 p.)  Box MF3289
 
correspondence (19 p.)  Box MF3289
 
clippings, review (2 p.)  Box MF3289
 
research material (13 p.)  Box MF3289