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Dorothy Van Woerkom Papers

Summary Information
Title: Dorothy Van Woerkom Papers
Dates: 1974-1980
Creator: Van Woerkom, Dorothy
Extent: 20 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1668
Abstract:
Collection contains holographs, typescripts, correspondence, dummies, galley proofs, and related materials for numerous 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

Abu Ali: Three Tales of the Middle East, 1976

Alexandra the Rock Eater: An Old Rumanian Tale Retold, 1978

Dove and the Messiah: Based On a Legend Often Told at Christmastime Among the People of Mexico, 1975

Friends of Abu Alli: Three More Tales of the Middle East, 1978

Hundred Angels Singing, A, 1976

Journeys to Bethlehem: The Story of the First Christmas, 1974

Meat Pies and Sausages: Three Tales of Fox and Wolf, 1976

Pearl in the Egg, 1980

Rat, the Ox, and the Zodiac: A Chinese Legend, 1976

Sea Frog, City Frog, 1975

Stepka and the Magic Fire: A Russian Easter Legend, 1974

Tit for Tat, 1977


Biographical Sketch

Dorothy O'Brien Van Woerkom was born in Buffalo New York in 1924. She work as a school teacher before beginning her career as a writer of books for children. She has created original stories and has adapted folktales from other countries.

Biographical source: Something About the Author, vol. 21, p. 176-178.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains holographs, typescripts, correspondence, dummies, galley proofs, and related materials for numerous 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.
  • Van Woerkom, Dorothy
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Abu Ali: Three Tales of the Middle East 1976 
Note Berson, Harold
New York: Macmillan, 1976
Box MF 807
holograph (20 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript (12 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript, carbon (7 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript, carbon (24 p.)  Box MF 807
 
correspondence (26 p.)  Box MF 807
 
notes (18 p.)  Box MF 807
 
Alexandra the Rock Eater: An Old Rumanian Tale Retold 1978 
Note Hoffman, Rosekrans
New York: Knopf, 1978
Box MF 807
typescript, corrected photocopy (8 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (11 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript, carbon (10 p.)  Box MF 807
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF 807
 
correspondence (21 p.)  Box MF 807
 
Dove and the Messiah: Based On a Legend Often Told at Christmastime Among the People of Mexico 1975 
Note Kirchhoff, Art
St. Louis: Concordia, 1975
Box MF 807
holograph (2 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript (4 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript, carbon (4 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript, corrected carbon (4 p.)  Box MF 807
 
photostat (1 p.)  Box MF 807
 
correspondence (17 p.)  Box MF 807
 
Friends of Abu Alli: Three More Tales of the Middle East 1978 
Note Berson, Harold
New York: Macmillan, 1978
Box MF 807
holograph (15 p.)  Box MF 807
 
dummy (64 p.)  Box MF 807
 
holograph (5 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript, corrected (13 p.)  Box MF 807
 
typescript, corrected (21 p.)  Box MF 807
 
correspondence (24 p.)  Box MF 807
 
dummy (64 p.)  Box MF 807
 
galley proof, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 807
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF 807
 
Hundred Angels Singing, A 1976 
Note Kirchhoff, Art
St. Louis: Concordia, 1976
Box MF 808
typescript, carbon (8 p.)  Box MF 808
 
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF 808
 
Journeys to Bethlehem: The Story of the First Christmas 1974 
Note Zonia, Dhimitri
St. Louis: Concordia, 1974
Box MF 808
holograph (8 p.)  Box MF 808
 
typescript (10 p.)  Box MF 808
 
photocopy of illustrations (17 p.)  Box MF 808
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF 808
 
Meat Pies and Sausages: Three Tales of Fox and Wolf 1976 
Note Low, Joseph
New York: Greenwillow, 1976
Box MF 808
typescript, corrected with front matter (17 p.)  Box MF 808
 
galley proo, corrected photocopy (8 p.)  Box MF 808
 
correspondence (24 p.)  Box MF 808
 
Pearl in the Egg 1980 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1980
Box MF 808
typescript, corrected with front matter (137 p.)  Box MF 808
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF 808
 
correspondence (86 p.)  Box MF 808
 
Rat, the Ox, and the Zodiac: A Chinese Legend 1976 
Note Le Cain, Errol
New York: Crown, 1976
Box MF 808
holograph (10 p.)  Box MF 808
 
typescript (7 p.)  Box MF 808
 
typescript (11 p.)  Box MF 808
 
correspondence (12 p.)  Box MF 808
 
research notes (2 p.)  Box MF 808
 
Sea Frog, City Frog 1975 
Note Aruego Jose and Ariane Dewey
New York: Macmillan, 1975
Box MF 808
holograph (5 p.)  Box MF 808
 
typescript, carbon with front matter (13 p.)  Box MF 808
 
correspondence (13 p.)  Box MF 808
 
research notes (2 p.)  Box MF 808
 
Stepka and the Magic Fire: A Russian Easter Legend 1974 
Note Zonia, Dhimitri
St. Louis: Concordia, 1974
Box MF 808
holograph (4 p.)  Box MF 808
 
typescript, carbon (7 p.)  Box MF 808
 
correspondence (17 p.)  Box MF 808
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF 808
 
research notes (4 p.)  Box MF 808
 
Tit for Tat 1977 
Note Florian, Douglas
New York: Greenwillow, 1977
Box MF 808
holograph (10 p.)  Box MF 808
 
typescript, carbon (13 p.)  Box MF 808
 
typescript, carbon (11 p.)  Box MF 808
 
correspondence (20 p.)  Box MF 808