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Helen Plotz Collection

Summary Information
Title: Helen Plotz Collection
Dates: 1970-1976
Creator: Plotz, Helen
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1757
Helen Plotz's papers include publication materials for two titles. Included in the collection are corrected typescript, galley proof, corrected page proof, and copyscript.

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.


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.


As I Walked Out One Evening: a Book Of Ballads, 1976

Marvelous Light; Poets and Poetry, 1970

Biographical Sketch

Helen Ratnoff Plotz was born March 20, 1913 in New York City, NY. She married Milton Plotz on September 4, 1933. Ms. Plotz received an A.B. Degree in 1933 from Vassar College. She was a compiler and editor of books for young people, and a contributor of articles to magazines. She died in 2000. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 38, p. 170

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains materials for 2 titles written in 1970 and 1976. Included in the materials are copyscript, corrected typescript, galley proof, and page proof.

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.
  • Plotz, Helen
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
As I Walked Out One Evening: a Book Of Ballads 1976 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1976
Box M. F. 1037
Copyscript (190 p.)  Box M. F. 1037
Marvelous Light; Poets and Poetry 1970 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1970
Box M. F. 656
Typescript, corrected (192 p.)  Box M. F. 656
Galley proof, corrected (44 p.)  Box M. F. 656
Page proof, corrected (76 p.)  Box M. F. 656