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George Laycock Papers

Summary Information
Title: George Laycock Papers
Dates: 1969-1980
Creator: Laycock, George
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1659
Abstract:
The collection consists of typescript, photo proofs, galley proofs, front matter and correspondence associated with the prodution of ten titles.

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

Access and Use

Arrangement

Materials arranged by published title.


Biographical Sketch

George Edwin Laycock was born May 29, 1921, in Zanesville Ohio. He received B.S. from Ohio State University in 1947. His career began as associate editor of Farm Quarterly from 1947-1951. He began free-lance writing in 1951. An accomplished photographer, he illustrated much of his own writing. His writings deal with animals and nature, and he often contributed to Audubon, Field and Stream, Sports Afield, Boy's Life, and Exploring.

Source: Somethig About the Author, V 5 p103-104. 1973


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes material associated with the production of ten titles.

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.
  • Laycock, George
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
America's Endangered Wildlife 1969 
Note  New York: Norton, 1969
Box MF 542
typescript, corrected (186 p.)  Box MF 542
 
typescript, corrected (218 p.)  Box MF 542
 
typescript, corrected carbon (209 p.)  Box MF 542
 
typescript, corrected by specialists (351 p.)  Box MF 542
 
galley proof, corrected (70 p.)  Box MF 542
 
dummy, paste-up (224 p.)  Box MF 542
 
Animal Movers 1971 
Note  Garden City: Natural History Press, 1971
Box MF 544
typescript, corrected (149 p.)  Box MF 544
 
typescript, corrected (139 p.)  Box MF 544
 
galley prooof, corrected (31 p.)  Box MF 544
 
galley proof (42 p.)  Box MF 544
 
galley proof (31 p.)  Box MF 544
 
Big Nick 1967 
Note  New York: Norton, 1967
Box MF 544
typescript, corrected (204 p.)  Box MF 544
 
Does Your Pet Have a Sixth Sense? 1980 
Note Laycock, George
New York: Doubleday, 1980
Box MF 1173/1174
typescript, corrected (84 p.)  Box MF 1173/1174
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF 1173/1174
 
galley proof, corrected (30 p.)  Box MF 1173/1174
 
The Flying Sea Otters 1970 
Note Laycock, George
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1970
Box MF 544
typescript, corrected (26 p.)  Box MF 544
 
galley proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 544
 
galley proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 544
 
How the Settlers Lived 1980 
Note  New York: David McKay, 1980
Box MF1173
typescript, corrected (63 p.)  Box MF1173
 
typescript, corrected (62 p.)  Box MF1173
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF1173
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF1173
 
King Gator 1968 
Note Hamberger, John
New York: Norton, 1968
Box MF 545
typescript, carbon, of first version (149 p.)  Box MF 545
 
typescript (32 p.)  Box MF 545
 
typescript, corrected (75 p.)  Box MF 545
 
typescript, corrected (87 p.)  Box MF 545
 
typescript, corrected (87 p.)  Box MF 545
 
typescript, carbon (117 p.)  Box MF 545
 
galley sheets (36 p.)  Box MF 545
 
letters to author (2 p.)  Box MF 545
 
typescript, corrected (117 p.)  Box MF 545
 
Mysteries, Monstors and Untold Secrets 1978 
Note  New York: Doubleday, 1978
Box MF 546
typescript, corrected (95 p.)  Box MF 546
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF 546
 
typescript, corrected (120 p.)  Box MF 546
 
front matter (20 p.)  Box MF 546
 
The Pelicans 1970 
Note  Garden City: Natural History Press, 1970
Box MF 547
typescript, corrected (18 p.)  Box MF 547
 
typescript, corrected (29 p.)  Box MF 547
 
galley proof, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 547
 
galley proof, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 547
Box MC 1019
publishers dummy (64 p.)  Box MC 1019
 
photograph illustration (1 p.)  Box MC 1019
 
text proof (24 p.)  Box MC 1019
 
misc. (1 p.)  Box MC 1019
 
Wild Refuge 1969 
Note  Garden City: Natural History Press, 1969
Box MF 547
typescript, carbon (150 p.)  Box MF 547
 
typescript, corrected, first draft (105 p.)  Box MF 547
 
typescript, corrected (170 p.)  Box MF 547