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Elizabeth Winthrop Papers

Summary Information
Title: Elizabeth Winthrop Papers
Dates: 1973-2003
Creator: Winthrop, Elizabeth
Extent: 159 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1712
Abstract:
Collection contains corrected typescripts, correspondence, front matter, notes and galley proofs for 28 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

Are You Sad, Mama?, 1979

Asleep in a Heap, 1993

Bear and Roly Poly, 1996

Bear's Christmas Surprise, 1991

Belinda's Hurricane, 1984

I'm the Boss, 1994

Journey to the Bright Kingdom, 1979

Katherine's Doll, 1983

Luke's Bully, 1990

Knock, Knock, Who's There?, 1978

A Little Demonstration of Affection, 1975

Maggie and the Monster, 1987

Marathon Miranda, 1979

Miranda in the Middle, 1980

Sledding, 1989

Tough Eddie, 1985

Vasilissa the Beautiful, 1991

A Very Noisy Girl, 1991

Walking Away, 1973

As the Crow Flies,

The Battle for the Castle, 1993

The Castle in the Attic, 1985

Dumpy La Rue, 2001

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Letters from a Mill Town Girl, 2001

Island Justice, 1998

The Little Humpbacked Horse: A Russian Tale, 1997

Promises, 2000

Red-Hot Rattoons, 2003


Biographical Sketch

Elizabeth Winthrop was born on September 14, 1948 in Washington, D.C. She earned her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in 1970. Her career has spanned over 30 years in the children's and young adult book industry, beginning as an assistant editor of Harper Junior Books division in 1971 and founding partner of Editors Ink, a manuscript evaluation service, in 1987. She has authored over 30 books for children and young adults since 1972.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 76, pp. 249-257.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains corrected typescripts, correspondence, front matter, notes and galley proofs for 28 children's books, including The Castle in the Attic and Knock, Knock, Who's There? .

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.
  • Winthrop, Elizabeth
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Are You Sad, Mama? 1979 
Note Diamond, Donna
New York: Harper and Row, 1979
Box MF 844
front matter (9 p.)  Box MF 844
 
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF 844
 
Asleep in a Heap 1993 
Note Morgan, Mary
New York: Holiday House, 1993
Box MF 2077
typescript, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
galley proof (13 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
Bear and Roly Poly 1996 
Note Brewster, Patience
New York: Holiday House, 1996
Box MF 2077
typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
galley proof, corrected (11 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
typescript, photocopy (5 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
Bear's Christmas Surprise 1991 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1991
Box MF 2077
typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
typescript, corrected, photocopy (1 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
galley proof, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
Belinda's Hurricane 1984 
Note Watson, Wendy
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1984
Box MF 1210
corrected typescript (51 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
galley proof (1 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
I'm the Boss 1994 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1994
Box MF 2077
typescript, corrected (5 p)  Box MF 2077
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
galley proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
Journey to the Bright Kingdom 1979 
Note Mikolaycak, Charles
New York: Holiday House, 1979
Box MF 844
typescript, corrected, 6 with front matter (22 p.)  Box MF 844
 
Katherine's Doll 1983 
Note Hafner, Marylin
New York: Dutton, 1983
Box MF 892
typescript, corrected, 4 with front matter (10 p.)  Box MF 892
 
galley proof, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF 892
 
Luke's Bully 1990 
Note Porter, Pat Grant
New York: Viking, 1990
Box MF 2077
typescript, corrected (32 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
galley proof, corrected (62 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
Knock, Knock, Who's There? 1978 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1978
Box MF 843
typescript, corrected, 5 with front matter (222p.)  Box MF 843
 
layout notes (3 p.)  Box MF 843
 
A Little Demonstration of Affection 1975 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1975
Box MF 843
typescript, corrected (127 p.)  Box MF 843
 
galley proof, corrected (81 p.)  Box MF 843
 
Maggie and the Monster 1987 
Note dePaola, Tommie
New York: Holiday House, 1987
Box MF 1624
typescript (3 p.)  Box MF 1624
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (4 p.)  Box MF 1624
 
Marathon Miranda 1979 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1979
Box MF 843
typescript, corrected, 6 with front matter (123 p.)  Box MF 843
 
page proof, corrected (81 p.)  Box MF 843
 
page proof, corrected (79 p.)  Box MF 843
 
Miranda in the Middle 1980 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1980
Box MF 892
typescript, corrected, 4 with front matter (112 p.)  Box MF 892
 
page proofs (64 p.)  Box MF 892
 
page proofs (65 p.)  Box MF 892
 
Sledding 1989 
Note Wilson, Sarah
New York: Harper and Row, 1989
Box MF 2077
typescript, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
galley proof, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
Tough Eddie 1985 
Note Hoban, Lillian
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1985
Box MF 1210
typescript, corrected carbon (21 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
galley, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF 1210
 
Vasilissa the Beautiful 1991 
Note Koshkin, Alexander
New York: Harper Collins, 1991
Box MF 2077
typescript, corrected (12 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
galley proof, corrected (31 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
A Very Noisy Girl 1991 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1991
Box MF 2077
typescript, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
galley proof, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 2077
 
Walking Away 1973 
Note Massena, Noelle
New York: Harper and Row, 1973
Box MF 844
typescript, corrected (181 p.)  Box MF 844
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (3 p.)  Box MF 844
 
galley proof, corrected (185 p.)  Box MF 844
 
page proof, corrected miscellaneous sheets (13 p.)  Box MF 844
 
page proof (120 p.)  Box MF 844
 
As the Crow Flies  
Note  New York: Clarion Books,
Box MF 2706
typescript, corrected (15 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
front matter (2 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
The Battle for the Castle 1993 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1993
Box MF 2699, 2703
typescript, corrected (797 p.)  Box MF 2699, 2703
 
typescript, corrected (2 p.)  Box MF 2699, 2703
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF 2699, 2703
 
front matter, corrected (19 p.)  Box MF 2699, 2703
 
front matter, corrected, copy (1 p.)  Box MF 2699, 2703
 
galley proof (271 p.)  Box MF 2699, 2703
 
photocopy of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF 2699, 2703
 
The Castle in the Attic 1985 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1985
Box MF 2677
typescript, corrected (167 p.)  Box MF 2677
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (180 p.)  Box MF 2677
 
front matter (15 p.)  Box MF 2677
 
galley proof, corrected (86 p.)  Box MF 2677
 
galley proof, corrected (85 p.)  Box MF 2677
 
Dumpy La Rue 2001 
Note  New York: Henry Holt, 2001
Box MF 2706
typescript, corrected (34 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
front matter (12 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
Franklin D. Roosevelt: Letters from a Mill Town Girl 2001 
Note  New York: Winslow Press, 2001
Box MF 2706
typescript (1st draft) (64 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
typescript (2nd draft) (65 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
Island Justice 1998 
Note  New York: William Morrow and Co., 1998
Box MF 2702, 2704, 2706, 3286
typescript, corrected (408 p.)  Box MF 2702, 2704, 2706, 3286
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (550 p.)  Box MF 2702, 2704, 2706, 3286
 
front matter (9 p.)  Box MF 2702, 2704, 2706, 3286
 
page proof (166 p.)  Box MF 2702, 2704, 2706, 3286
 
notes (12 p.)  Box MF 2702, 2704, 2706, 3286
 
The Little Humpbacked Horse: A Russian Tale 1997 
Note  New York: Clarion Books, 1997
Box MF 2706
typescript, corrected (34 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
Promises 2000 
Note  New York: Clarion Books, 2000
Box MF 2706
typescript (7 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
typescript, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
typescript, photocopy (9 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 2706
 
Red-Hot Rattoons 2003 
Note  New York: Henry Holt, 2003
Box MF 3389
typescript, corrected (499 p.)  Box MF 3389
 
front matter (28 p.)  Box MF 3389
 
photocopy of page proof, corrected (424 p.)  Box MF 3389
 
photocopy of illustrations (5 p.)  Box MF 3389
 
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF 3389
 
notes (5 p.)  Box MF 3389