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Stella Pevsner Collection

Summary Information
Title: Stella Pevsner
Dates: 1977-1985
Creator: Pevsner, Stella
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1746
Abstract:
This collection contains manuscript material for four titles published between 1977 and 1985.

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

And You Give Me a Pain, Elaine, 1978

Keep Stompin' Till the Music Stops, 1977

Lindsay, Lindsay, Fly Away Home, 1983

Me, My Goat, andamp; My Sister's Wedding, 1985


Biographical Sketch

Stella Pevsner was born in Lincoln, IL. She attended Illinois University and Northwestern University. In addition to her career as a writer, she has worked as a teacher and an advertising copywriter. One of her children challenged her to write an entertaining book for kids, and she decided to give it a try. Break a Leg was published a year later, and many successful juvenile novels dealing with contemporary life have followed. She has written on such topics as divorce, dyslexia, sibling rivalry, and suicide. Pevsner's many books for adolescents are a testament to her abilty to entertain and enlighten young people. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 131, p. 183-187


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains manuscript material for four books. Also included are notes, clippings, photographs, research materials, and drawings from children.

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.
  • Pevsner, Stella
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
And You Give Me a Pain, Elaine 1978 
Note  New York: Clarion Books, 1978
Box M. F. 1246
Typescript, corrected (539 p.)  Box M. F. 1246
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy (282 p.)  Box M. F. 1246
 
Galley proof (99 p.)  Box M. F. 1246
 
Correspondence, drawings from children (6 p.)  Box M. F. 1246
 
Notes (105 p.)  Box M. F. 1246
 
Clippings (9 p.)  Box M. F. 1246
 
Research material (26 p.)  Box M. F. 1246
 
Keep Stompin' Till the Music Stops 1977 
Note  New York: Clarion Books, 1977
Box M. F. 1253
Typescript, corrected carbon (115 p.)  Box M. F. 1253
 
Galley proof (43 p.)  Box M. F. 1253
 
Notes (137 p.)  Box M. F. 1253
 
Clippings (30 p.)  Box M. F. 1253
 
Research materials (4 periodicals)  Box M. F. 1253
 
Lindsay, Lindsay, Fly Away Home 1983 
Note  New York: Clarion Books, 1983
Box M. F. 1230
Typescript, photocopy, corrected (498 p.)  Box M. F. 1230
 
Galley proof, corrected (91 p.)  Box M. F. 1230
 
Notes (48 p.)  Box M. F. 1230
 
Clippings (3 p.)  Box M. F. 1230
 
Research material (photocopy) (20 p.)  Box M. F. 1230
 
Research material (photographs) (10 p.)  Box M. F. 1230
 
Research material (pamphlets) (8 pamphlets)  Box M. F. 1230
 
Me, My Goat, andamp; My Sister's Wedding 1985 
Note  New York: Clarion Books, 1985
Box M. F. 1239
Holograph (32 p.)  Box M. F. 1239
 
Typescript, corrected (280 p.)  Box M. F. 1239
 
Typescript, photocopy, corrected (163 p.)  Box M. F. 1239
 
Photocopy of illustration (1 p.)  Box M. F. 1239
 
Notes (24 p.)  Box M. F. 1239
 
Clippings (3 p.)  Box M. F. 1239