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Maryann Weidt Papers

Summary Information
Title: Maryann Weidt papers
Dates: 1986-2003
Creator: Weidt, Maryann N.
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet)
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1610
Abstract:
This collection consists of typescripts, notes, clippings, photographs, correspondence, research material, and cassette tapes for seven children's books.

Repository: University of Minnesota. Children's Literature Research Collections.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Weidt, Maryann N.

Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright:

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Maryann Weidt papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Maryann Weidt was born on May 5, 1944 in Hutchinson, Minnesota. She received her B.A. degree from the College of St. Catherine in 1966 and her M.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1976. Maryann Weidt was a children's services librarian for Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Duluth Public Library, Duluth, Minnesota. She is best known as an author of biographies aimed at grade school children, but she has also published a picture book, Daddy Played Music for the Cows.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 85, pp. 192-194.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of typescripts, notes, clippings, photographs, correspondence, research material, and cassette tapes for seven children's books.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Daddy Played Music for the Cows 1995  
Box 1
Holograph undated  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Typescripts, Corrected Typescripts, Photocopied Illustrations 1994  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Dummy, Correspondence, Review, Notes 1994-1995  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Fighting for Equal Rights: a Story About Susan B. Anthony 2004  
Box 1
Corrected Typescripts, Proofs of Illustrations 2002  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Correspondence 2001  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Research Material 2000-2003  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Harriet Tubman 2003  
Box 1
Corrected Typescripts 2002  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 2001-2002  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Matthew Henson 2003  
Box 1
Corrected Typescripts 2001-2002  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Correspondence, Notes 2001  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
Research Material 2001  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
Presenting Judy Blume 1990  
Box 1
Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 12
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Page Proof undated  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Page Proof 1989  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Cassette Tape Interview with Judy Blume 1986  Box 2 , Folder 5-6
Box 3
Cassette Tape Interview with Judy Blume 1986  Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Rosa Parks 2003  
Box 3
Corrected Typescripts 2002  Box 3 , Folder 2
 
Correspondence, Notes, Research Material 2001-2002  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Stateswoman to the World: a Story about Eleanor Roosevelt 1991  
Box 3
Corrected Galley 1991  Box 3 , Folder 4