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Barbara Ann Porte Collection

Summary Information
Title: Barbara Ann Porte Collection
Dates: 1992-
Creator: Porte, Barbara Ann
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1764
Abstract:
Barbara Ann Porte's collection contains publication materials for 6 titles. Materials included are corrected typescript, front matter, dummy, correspondence, notes, clippings, and photocopy corrected typescript with illustration.

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

Black Elephant With a Brown Ear, 1996

Harry's Pony, 1997

Leave That Cricket Be, Alan Lee, 1993

Ma Jiang and the Orange Ants, 2000

Taxicab Tales, 1992

Turkey Drive and Other Tales, 1993

Harry's Birthday, 2003


Biographical Sketch

Barbara Ann Porte was born May 18, 1943 in New York City, NY. She attended Iowa State University and received a B.S. Degree from Michigan State University. In 1969, she graduated with a M.S. Degree in Librarianship from Palmer Graduate Library School. Ms. Porte pursued a library and writing career. She has won a number of awards and honors for her books. She is best known for her "Harry" books for beginning readers, but she does write books for middle grades and young adults. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 93, p. 160-166


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains publication materials for 6 titles. Materials include corrected typescript, front matter, publisher's dummy, correspondence, notes, clippings, brochure, and corrected photocopy typescript with illustration.

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.
  • Porte, Barbara Ann
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Black Elephant With a Brown Ear 1996 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1996
Box M. F. 3065
Typescript corrected, partial photocopy (44 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Front matter (75 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Publisher's dummy (25 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Correspondence (3 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Notes, photograph (1 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Harry's Pony 1997 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1997
Box M. F. 3065
Typescript, corrected (21 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Typescript, corrected, partial photocopy (18 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Front matter (2 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Dummy, corrected photocopy (106 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Correspondence (8 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Notes, brochure (1 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Leave That Cricket Be, Alan Lee 1993 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1993
Box M. F. 3065
Typescript, corrected (10 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Front matter (2 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Photocopy dummy (20 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Correspondence (2 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Ma Jiang and the Orange Ants 2000 
Note  New York: Orchard , 2000
Box M. F. 3273
Typescript (10 p.)  Box M. F. 3273
 
Typescript., corrected (14 p.)  Box M. F. 3273
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy with illustration (31 p.)  Box M. F. 3273
 
Front matter (6 p.)  Box M. F. 3273
 
Page proof (80 p.)  Box M. F. 3273
 
Correspondence (2 p.)  Box M. F. 3273
 
Clippings (2 p.)  Box M. F. 3273
 
Taxicab Tales 1992 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1992
Box M. F. 3065
Typescript (27 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Typescript, corrected (29 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Correspondence (1 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Photocopy of dummy, corrected (29 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Turkey Drive and Other Tales 1993 
Note  New York: Greenwillow, 1993
Box M. F. 3065
Typescript, corrected (32 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Front matter (3 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Photocopy of dummy (34 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Correspondence (2 p.)  Box M. F. 3065
 
Harry's Birthday 2003 
Note  New York: HarperCollins, 2003
Box MF 3273
Page proof, corrected photocopy (25 p.)  Box MF 3273
 
Correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 3273
 
Notes (1 p.)  Box MF 3273