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Joyce Sidman papers, 1991-2012

Summary Information
Title: Joyce Sidman papers
Dates: 1991-2012
Creator: Sidman, Joyce
Extent: 2 boxes (2.3 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1682
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript materials related to twelve publications by Joyce Sidman.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Sidman, Joyce

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright:

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Joyce Sidman papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Born July 4, 1956, Joyce Sidman grew up in Connecticut and graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in German. She has published multiple books of poetry for children; her 2010 publication, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night , was nominated for a Newbery Medal. She currently lives in Wayzata, Minnesota with her family. Her personal website can be found at www.joycesidman.com.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of manuscript mtaerials related to twelve publications and includes corrected typescripts, corrected page proofs, correspondence, notes, research, holographs, and photocopies of illustrations dating between 1991 and 2012.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • This 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
  • Children's poetry, American
  • Meadow animals -- Juvenile poetry
  • Meadows -- Juvenile poetry
  • Poetry
  • Meadow animals -- Poetry
  • Meadows -- Poetry
  • Inventors -- Juvenile poetry
  • Inventors -- Poetry
  • American poetry
  • Inventors -- Juvenile poetry
  • Children's poetry
  • Seasons -- Juvenile poetry
  • Colors -- Juvenile poetry
  • Seasons -- Poetry
  • Color -- Poetry
  • Apologizing -- Juvenile poetry
  • Forgiveness -- Juvenile poetry
  • Apologizing -- Poetry
  • Forgiveness -- Poetry
  • Night -- Juvenile poetry
  • Nocturnal animals -- Juvenile poetry
  • Night -- Poetry
  • Nocturnal animals -- Juvenile poetry
  • Animals -- Poetry
  • Parental behavior in animals -- Juvenile poetry
  • Father and child -- Juvenile poetry
  • Parenting -- Juvenile poetry
  • Fathers -- Juvenile poetry
  • Animals -- Infancy -- Poetry
  • Father and child -- Poetry
  • Charms -- Juvenile poetry
  • Blessing and cursing -- Juvenile poetry
  • Charms -- Poetry
  • Blessing and cursing -- Poetry
  • Picture book
  • Pond animals -- Juvenile poetry
  • Ponds -- Juvenile poetry
  • Pond plants -- Juvenile poetry
  • Pond animals -- Poetry
  • Pond plants -- Poetry
  • Ponds -- Poetry
  • Spirals -- Juvenile poetry
  • Spirals -- Poetry
  • Nature -- Juvenile poetry
  • Biology -- Juvenile poetry
  • Biology -- Juvenile literature
  • Nature -- Poetry
  • Biology -- Poetry
  • Biology
  • Concrete poetry, American -- Specimens
  • Pets -- Juvenile poetry
  • Lost articles -- Juvenile poetry
  • Pets -- Poetry
  • Lost and found possessions -- Poetry
  • Concrete poetry
  • Dogs -- Literary collections
  • Dogs -- Juvenile literature
  • Youth's writings
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow, 2006 
Box 1
Corrected typescripts 2002-2004  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Corrected typescript, corrected page proofs 2004-2005  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Corrected page proofs, correspondence, notes, research 2003-2005  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night, 2010 
Box 1
Corrected typescripts 2003-2007  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Corrected typescript 2006-2007  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Correspondence, notes, research 2006-2009  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Eureka!: Poems About Inventors, 2002 
Box 1
Holograph, corrected typescripts 1995-1998  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Corrected typescript, photocopies of illustrations 1998  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Correspondence, notes, research 1995-2002  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Research 1991-2000  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
Just Us Two: Poems About Animal Dads, 2000 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, correspondence 1996-2000  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
Notes, research 1995-1998  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
Meow Ruff, 2006 
Box 1
Corrected typescripts 2000-2001  Box 1 , Folder 13
 
Corrected typescripts, dummies 2002-2005  Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Corrected page proofs, photocopies of illustrations, correspondence, notes, research 2002-2005  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
Red Sings From the Treetops: A Year in Colors, 2009 
Box 1
Typescript, corrected typescript, cover art, correspondence, note 2006-2008  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems, 2005 
Box 1
Typescript, corrected typescripts 1998-2001  Box 1 , Folder 17
 
Correspondence, notes, research 1999-2004  Box 1 , Folder 18
 
Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature, 2011 
Box 1
Corrected typescripts 2008-2010  Box 1 , Folder 19
 
Correspondence 2008-2010  Box 1 , Folder 20
 
This is Just To Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness, 2007 
Box 2
Corrected typescripts 2004  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Corrected typescript, correspondence, photocopy of illustrations, notes, clippings 2004-2006  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivor, 2010 
Box 2
Corrected typescripts 2002-2005  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Corrected typescript 2005-2006  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Correspondence, notes, research, copy of poem from magazine 2005-2010  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms and Blessings, 2013 
Box 2
Corrected typescripts 2010-2012  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
Corrected typescript, correspondence 2010-2012  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
World According to Dog, The: Poems and Teen Voices, 2003 
Box 2
Typescripts, corrected typescript 1999-2001  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Corrected typescripts 1998-2001  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Page proof, corrected page proof, notes 2002  Box 2 , Folder 10
 
Correspondence 2000-2002  Box 2 , Folder 11
 
Research, photographs, essay submission announcements 2000-2001  Box 2 , Folder 12