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Esther Allen Peterson

Summary Information
Title: Esther Alen Peterson
Dates: 1979-1982
Creator: Peterson, Esther Allen
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1740
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript material for two titles published in 1979 and 1982.

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

Frederick's Alligator, 1979

Penelope Gets Wheels, 1982


Biographical Sketch

Esther Allen Peterson was born March 9, 1934, in Carson, ND. She spent her first seven years on the North Dakota prairie, and then her family moved to Philadelphia. In her teen years they moved to Port St. Joe, Florida. As the wife of a Lutheran pastor in a small town in northern Minnesota, she began a writing career. Her book, Frederick's Alligator , won the Christopher Award in 1979 and was Children's Choice in 1980. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 35, p. 177-178


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains manuscript material of two titles. Included are typescript, corrected typescript, a galley proof, a photocopy dummy, and correspondence.

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.
  • Peterson, Esther Allen
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Frederick's Alligator 1979 
Note  New York: Crown, 1979
Box M. F. 653
Typescript (7 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (23 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Typescript, corrected (13 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Galley proof (2 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Photocopy dummy (26 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Photocopy of illustration (1 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Correspondence (10 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Penelope Gets Wheels 1982 
Note  New York: Crown, 1982
Box M. F. 653
Typescript (6 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (25 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box M. F. 653
 
Correspondence (5 p.)  Box M. F. 653