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Evans G. Valens Papers

Summary Information
Title: Evans G. Valens Papers
Dates: 1958-1963
Creator: Valens, Evans G.
Extent: 9 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1651
Abstract:
Collection contains typescripts, dummy, galley proof, and related materials 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

Me and Frumpet: An Adventure with Size and Science, 1958

Wildfire, 1963

Wingfin and Topple, 1962


Biographical Sketch

Evan G. Valens, Jr. was born in State College, Pennsylvania in 1920. He received his B.A. from Amherst College and has worked at a journalist and as a producer, writer and director for television. He writes books relating to science and the natural world. He believes that art and science are not necessarily distinct and antagonistic, but are different ways of perceiving and explaining the world.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 1, p. 220-221.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, dummy, galley proof, and related materials for three children's books.

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.
  • Valens, Evans G.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Me and Frumpet: An Adventure with Size and Science 1958 
Note  New York: Dutton, 1958
Box M. F. 807
Galley proof (33 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Photographs (18 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Table of contents (1 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Promotion materials (5 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Royalty statements (8 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Wildfire 1963 
Note Hurd, Clement
Cleveland: World Publishing Co., 1963
Box M. F. 807
Typescript, carbon (14 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Typescript, corrected (7 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Author's dummy with 1 illustration (15 p.)  Box M. F. 807
Box
Typescript, carbon (1 p.)  Box
 
Wingfin and Topple 1962 
Note Hurd, Clement
Cleveland: World, 1962
Box M. F. 807
Typescript, carbon (15 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Typescript, corrected (14 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Typescript, corrected partial carbon (21 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Typescript, carbon (16 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Typescript, corrected carbon (20 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Typescript, corrected carbon (11 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Typescript, corrected (10 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Front matter (2 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Galley proof (6 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Notes (11 p.)  Box M. F. 807
 
Correspondence (47 p.)  Box M. F. 807