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Joseph Slate Papers

Summary Information
Title: Joseph Slate Papers
Dates: 1982-2002
Creator: Slate, Joseph
Extent: 61 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1799
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 14 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected or photocopied, a sketch, correspondence, greeting cards, notes, clippings, reviews, back matter, photocopies of illustrations, a transparency, research material, front matter, some corrected or photocopied, an invoice, corrected galley proofs, corrected page proofs, jackets, layout notes, a marker sketch, a legal agreement, and a corrected holograph.

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

Crossing the Trestle, 1999

Great Big Wagon that Rang, The, 2002

Little Porcupine's Christmas, 1982

Lonely Lula Cat, 1985

Mean, Clean, Giant Canoe Machine, The, 1983

Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten, 1998

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten, 1996

Miss Bindergarten Plans a Circus with Kindergarten, 2002

Miss Bindergarten Stays Home from Kindergarten, 2002

Miss Bindergarten Takes a Field Trip with the Kindergarten, 2001

Secret Stars, The, 1998

Star Rocker, The, 1982

Strorytime for Little Porcupine, 2000

Who is Coming to Our House, 1988


Biographical Sketch

Joseph Slate was born January 19, 1928, in Hollidays Cove, West Virginia. He became an artist and educator, and an author and illustrator of children's books. He has written for young adults, but is perhaps best know for his Miss Bindergarten series, about a kindergarten teacher whose pupils are all animals. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 38, 122


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production material for 14 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected or photocopied, a sketch, correspondence, greeting cards, notes, clippings, reviews, back matter, photocopies of illustrations, a transparency, research material, front matter, some corrected or photocopied, an invoice, corrected galley proofs, corrected page proofs, jackets, layout notes, a marker sketch, a legal agreement, and a corrected 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.
  • Slate, Joseph
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Crossing the Trestle 1999 
Note  New York: Cavendish, 1999
Box MF3524
typescript, corrected (124 p.)  Box MF3524
 
sketch (1 p.)  Box MF3524
 
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF3524
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF3524
 
clippings, revierws (4 p.)  Box MF3524
 
clippings, brochure, catalog, newspaper article, postcard (6 p.)  Box MF3524
 
Great Big Wagon that Rang, The 2002 
Note  New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2002
Box MF3524
typescript (4 p.)  Box MF3524
 
3 typescripts, corrected (21 p.)  Box MF3524
 
back matter (4 p.)  Box MF3524
 
photocopy of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF3524
 
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF3524
 
notes (5 p.)  Box MF3524
 
clippings, catalog, reviews (46 p.)  Box MF3524
 
research material (51 p.)  Box MF3524
 
Little Porcupine's Christmas 1982 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1982
Box MF3524
4 typescripts (30 p.)  Box MF3524
 
front matter, corrected photocopy (2 p.)  Box MF3524
 
photocopies of illustrations (17 p.)  Box MF3524
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF3524
 
greeting card (1 p.)  Box MF3524
 
clippings, review,m advertisement (2 p.)  Box MF3524
 
research material, program (1 p.)  Box MF3524
 
invoice (1 p.)  Box MF3524
 
Lonely Lula Cat 1985 
Note  New York: Harper, 1985
Box MF3527
6 typescripts, corrected (36 p.)  Box MF3527
 
2 typescripts. faxed (14 p.)  Box MF3527
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (7 p.)  Box MF3527
 
front matter, corrected (12 p.)  Box MF3527
 
galley proof, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
photocopies of illustrations (17 p.)  Box MF3527
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF3527
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
clippings, reviews, jacket (2 p.)  Box MF3527
 
Mean, Clean, Giant Canoe Machine, The 1983 
Note  New York: Crowell, 1983
Box MF3525
7 typescripts, corrected (64 p.)  Box MF3525
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (10 p.)  Box MF3525
 
front matter, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF3525
 
galley proof, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF3525
 
photocopies of illustrations (29 p.)  Box MF3525
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF3525
 
greeting card (1 p.)  Box MF3525
 
clippings, review, jacket (2 p.)  Box MF3525
 
Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten 1998 
Note  New York: Dutton, 1998
Box MF3525
5 typescripts (28 p.)  Box MF3525
 
11 typescripts, corrected (92 p.)  Box MF3525
 
4 typescripts, corrected fax (15 p.)  Box MF3525
 
front matter, corrected fax (1 p.)  Box MF3525
 
page proof, corrected (38 p.)  Box MF3525
 
correspondence (28 p.)  Box MF3525
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF3525
 
clippings, reviews (7 p.)  Box MF3525
 
research material (8 p.)  Box MF3525
 
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten 1996 
Note  New York: Dutton, 1996
Box MF3525
typescript (5 p.)  Box MF3525
 
6 typescripts, corrected (36 p.)  Box MF3525
 
3 typescripts, corrected fax (10 p.)  Box MF3525
 
front matter, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF3525
 
correspondence (16 p.)  Box MF3525
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF3525
 
clippings, reviews (25 p.)  Box MF3525
 
Miss Bindergarten Plans a Circus with Kindergarten 2002 
Note  New York: Dutton, 2002
Box MF3526
typescript (8 p.)  Box MF3526
 
4 typescripts, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF3526
 
5 typescripts, corrected fax (29 p.)  Box MF3526
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF3526
 
page proof, corrected (40 p.)  Box MF3526
 
photocopies of illustrations (44 p.)  Box MF3526
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF3526
 
notes (6 p.)  Box MF3526
 
clippings (1 p.)  Box MF3526
 
research material (1 p.)  Box MF3526
 
Miss Bindergarten Stays Home from Kindergarten 2002 
Note  New York: Dutton, 2002
Box MF3526
10 typescripts (63 p.)  Box MF3526
 
9 typescripts, corrected (69 p.)  Box MF3526
 
6 typescripts, corrected fax (58 p.)  Box MF3526
 
photocopies of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF3526
 
correspondence (17 p.)  Box MF3526
 
layout notes (3 p.)  Box MF3526
 
clippings, reviews (3 p.)  Box MF3526
 
Miss Bindergarten Takes a Field Trip with the Kindergarten 2001 
Note  New York: Dutton, 2001
Box MF3524
6 typescripts (45 p.)  Box MF3524
 
13 typescripts, corrected (103 p.)  Box MF3524
 
photocopy of illustration (1 p.)  Box MF3524
 
correspondence (28 p.)  Box MF3524
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF3524
 
research material (5 p.)  Box MF3524
 
Secret Stars, The 1998 
Note  New York: Marshall Cavendish, 1998
Box MF3527
7 typescripts (31 p.)  Box MF3527
 
2 typescripts, corrected (17 p.)  Box MF3527
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
photocopies of illustrations, color (9 p.)  Box MF3527
 
transparency (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF3527
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
clippings, reviews, announcements (14 p.)  Box MF3527
 
research material (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
Star Rocker, The 1982 
Note  New York: Harper, 1982
Box MF3527
3 typescripts (10 p.)  Box MF3527
 
11 typescripts, corrected (39 p.)  Box MF3527
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (7 p.)  Box MF3527
 
marker sketch (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
photocopy of illustrations (32 p.)  Box MF3527
 
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF3527
 
research material, notes (8 p.)  Box MF3527
 
legal agreement (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
greeting card (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
Strorytime for Little Porcupine 2000 
Note  New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2000
Box MF3527
holograph, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
6 typescripts (54 p.)  Box MF3527
 
6 typescripts, corrected (63 p.)  Box MF3527
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (12 p.)  Box MF3527
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
photocopy of cover illustration (1 p.)  Box MF3527
 
correspondence (14 p.)  Box MF3527
 
clippings, catalog, reviews (40 p.)  Box MF3527
 
Who is Coming to Our House 1988 
Note  New York: Putnam, 1988
Box MF3526
2 typescripts (6 p.)  Box MF3526
 
2 typescripts, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF3526
 
front matter, photrocopy (4 p.)  Box MF3526
 
front matter, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF3526
 
2 galley proofs, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF3526
 
photocopies of illustrations (3 p.)  Box MF3526
 
correspondence (13 p.)  Box MF3526
 
greeting cards (9 p.)  Box MF3526
 
clippings, reviews, catalogs (11 p.)  Box MF3526