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Edna Mitchell Preston Collection

Summary Information
Title: Edna Mitchell Preston
Dates: 1957-1968
Creator: Preston, Edna Mitchell
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1777
Abstract:
Edna Mitchell Preston's papers include materials from unpublished works and one book and one magazine article. Materials include corrected typescript, correspondence, clippings, notes, holograph, questionaire, and articles from magazines.

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

Cook Book,

"How to Get Your Own Way",

In The Family Way,

McCall's Columns,

Miscellaneous Magazine Articles,

Monkey in the Jungle, 1968

The Philosopher and the Omlette, 1957


Biographical Sketch

Edna Mitchell Preston was a teacher, editor, and author of books for young people. Her Pop Corn and Ma Goodness was chosen as a Caldecott Honor Book in 1970. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 40, p. 184


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains materials for unpublished works and one book published in 1968 and a magazine article published in 1957. Materials contain corrected typescript, clippings, correspondence, galley sheets, articles from magazines, notes, and holograph.

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.
  • Preston, Edna Mitchell
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Cook Book  
Box M. F. 2186
Holograph (20 p.)  Box M. F. 2186
 
Typescript, corrected (7 p.)  Box M. F. 2186
 
Correspondence (4 p.)  Box M. F. 2186
 
Notes in notebook (1 notebook)  Box M. F. 2186
 
"How to Get Your Own Way"  
Box M. F. 2185
Typescript (38 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Typescript, corrected (17 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Correspondence (3 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
In The Family Way  
Box M. F. 2185
Typescript (22 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Typescript, carbon (23 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Correspondence (5 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Notes (1 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
McCall's Columns  
Box M. F. 2185
Clippings (98 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Miscellaneous Magazine Articles  
Box M. F. 2185
Typescript, corrected (9 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Correspondence (14 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Questionnaire (3 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Articles from magazines (4 p.)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Complete magazine with article (1 magazine)  Box M. F. 2185
 
Monkey in the Jungle 1968 
Note  New York: Viking Press, 1968
Box M. F. 661
Galley sheets, thermofaxed (4 p.)  Box M. F. 661
 
The Philosopher and the Omlette 1957 
Note  1957
Box M. F. 2186
Typescript (7 p.)  Box M. F. 2186
 
Correspondence (6 p.)  Box M. F. 2186
 
Clippings (4 p.)  Box M. F. 2186