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Joyce Sidman Papers

Summary Information
Title: Joyce Sidman Papers
Dates: 2000-2008
Creator: Sidman, Joyce
Extent: 1.33 cu. foot (5 boxes)
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1682
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 6 titles by Joyce Sidman.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Joyce Sidman


Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by published title and chronologically within title.


Biographical Sketch

Joyce Sidman was born June 4, 1956, in Hartford, Conn. She became a newspaper columnist, and an author of children's books. Much of her writing is poetry. She has received a number of awards and honors for her work.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 145


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production material for 6 titles by Joyce Sidman. This includes holographs and typescripts, some corrected, front matter, correspondence, notes, clippings, research material, a photocopy of illustrations, and miscellaneous material.

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.
  • Sidman, Joyce
  • Dogs
  • Fathers
  • Inventors
  • Pond animals
  • Poetry
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MF 3865, MF 4229
Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow, illustrated by Beth Krommes, published Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006 (11 folders)  Box MF 3865, MF 4229
Note  Contains: Corrected Typescript (261 p.); Front Matter (20 p.); Back Matter (6 p.); Photocopied Corrected Page Proof (67 p.); Correspondence (57 p.); Notes (10 p.); and Research Material (2 p.)
Box MF 3396-3397
Eureka! Poems About Inventors, published Brookfield, Conn.: Millbrook Press, 2002 (13 folders)  Box MF 3396-3397
Note  Contains: 2 Corrected Holograph and Typescripts, 4 Typescripts, 16 Corrected Typescripts, Front Matter, Correspondence, Notes, and Research Materials.
Box MF 3396
Just Us Two: Poems About Dads, published Brookfield, Conn.: Millbrook Press, 2000 (7 folders)  Box MF 3396
Note  Contains: 1 Corrected Holograph and Typescripts, 2 Typescripts, 6 Corrected Typescripts, Front Matter, Correspondence, Notes, and Research Materials.
Box MF 4229, MF 4261
Meow Ruff, illustrated by Michelle Berg, published Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006 (13 folders)  Box MF 4229, MF 4261
Note  Contains: Corrected Typescript (367 p.); Front Matter (14 p.); Back Matter (1 p.); 3 Dummies (24 p., 30 p., 30 p.); Art (2 p.); Corrected Page Proof (54 p.); Photocopied Illustration (6 p.); Correspondence (92 p.); Notes (4 p.); Research Materials (2 p.)
Box MF 3863
Song of the Water Boatman, published Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005 (5 folders)  Box MF 3863
Note  Contains: 2 Typescripts-1 with illustrations, 2 Corrected Typescripts, Front Matter, Correspondence, Notes, and Research Materials (Insect Drawings).
Box MF 3863 and 3865
The World According to Dog, published Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003 (20 folders)  Box MF 3863 and 3865
Note  Contains: 1 Typescripts, 2 Corrected Typescripts, Front Matter, 2 Page Proofs-1 Corrected, Correspondence, Notes, and Research Materials (Photographs).