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Ruth White Papers

Summary Information
Title: Ruth White Papers
Dates: 1992-2000
Creator: White, Ruth, 1942-
Extent: 12 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1637
Abstract:
Collection contains typescripts, galley proofs, front matter and correspondence for three 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

Belle Pratter's Boy, 1996

Memories of Summer, 2000

Weeping Willow, 1992


Biographical Sketch

Ruth White Miller was born on March 15, 1942 in Whitewood, Virginia. She received her B.A. from Pfeiffer College in 1966 and her library media specialist from Queens College, Charlotte, North Carolina in 1976. She has worked as an english teacher and a school librarian in the North Carolina and Georgia school systems. Her books focus on middle school and young adult readers, especially adolscent girls. Belle Pratter's Boy , published in 1996, was named a Newbery Honor Book in 1997.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 117, pp. 193-195.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, galley proofs, front matter and correspondence for three children's books, including the Newbery Honor Book Belle Prater's Boy .

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.
  • White, Ruth, 1942-
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Belle Pratter's Boy 1996 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996
Box MF 2497
typescript, corrected (155 p.)  Box MF 2497
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF 2497
 
Memories of Summer 2000 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000
Box MF 2497
galley proof, corrected (146 p.)  Box MF 2497
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 2497
 
Weeping Willow 1992 
Note  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1992
Box MF 2497
typescript (190 p.)  Box MF 2497
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF 2497