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James Skofield Papers

Summary Information
Title: James Skofield Papers
Dates: 1998-2001
Creator: Skofield, James
Extent: 37 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1797
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 2 titles translated into English by James Skofield. The collection includes typescripts, some corrected or photocopied, a holograph, front matter, corrected page proofs, correspondence, a jacket proof, research material, and a photocopy of jacket illustrations.

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

How I Became an American, 2001

Thanks to My Mother, 1998


Biographical Sketch

James Skofield was born in Karachi, Pakistan. He became a poet, author, and translator of books for children. His books have been noted for their poetry-like prose and for the quiet, beautiful worlds they evoke. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 44, 95


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production material for 2 titles translated by Skofield, and includes typescripts, some corrected or photocopied, a holograph, front matter, corrected page proofs, correspondence, a jacket proof, a photocopy of jacket illustrations, and research material.

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.
  • Skofield, James
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
How I Became an American 2001 
Note  Chicago: Cricket Books, 2001
Box MF3121
typescript, corrected (490 p.)  Box MF3121
 
typescript, photocopy (20 p.)  Box MF3121
 
front matter (18 p.)  Box MF3121
 
page proof, corrected (119 p.)  Box MF3121
 
photocopy of jacket illustrations (2 p.)  Box MF3121
 
Thanks to My Mother 1998 
Note  Hew York: Dial Books, 1998
Box MF2799
typescript and holograph, corrected (267 p.)  Box MF2799
Box MF2797
typescript (126 p.)  Box MF2797
 
typescript, corrected (225 p.)  Box MF2797
 
typescript, corrected, partial photocopy (14 p.)  Box MF2797
 
page proof, corrected (250 p.)  Box MF2797
 
correspondence (39 p.)  Box MF2797
 
jacket proof (3 p.)  Box MF2797
 
research material (4 p.)  Box MF2797