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John Ney Collection

Summary Information
Title: John Ney Collection
Dates: 1970-1976
Creator: Ney, John
Extent: 47 Folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1803
Abstract:
This collection contains corrected typescript, front matter, galley proofs, page proofs, a film script ,correspondence, clippings, and notes for 3 original titles.

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

Ox: The Story of a Kid at the Top, 1970

Ox Goes North: More Trouble for the Kid at the Top, 1973

Ox Under Pressure, 1976


Biographical Sketch

John Ney was born in 1923, in St. Paul, MN. He wrote fiction and nonfiction for both young adults and adults. For young readers, he created the "Ox" trilogy: Ox: The Story of a Kid at the Top (Little Brown, 1970), Ox Goes North: More Trouble for the Kid at the Top (Harper, 1973), and Ox Under Pressure (Lippincott, 1976) which was one of the finalists for the 1977 National Book Award in the Children's Book Category.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains corrected typescript, front matter, galley proofs, page proofs, a film script, correspondence, clippings, notes for 3 original titles.

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.
  • Ney, John
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Ox: The Story of a Kid at the Top 1970 
Note  Boston: Little Brown, 1970
Box M.F. 1094
typescript, corrected (239 p.)  Box M.F. 1094
 
front matter (7 p.)  Box M.F. 1094
 
typescript, corrected carbon (106 p.)  Box M.F. 1094
 
front matter (2 p.)  Box M.F. 1094
Box M.F. 1094
galley proof, corrected (50 p.)  Box M.F. 1094
Box M.F. 1094
correspondence (29 p.)  Box M.F. 1094
 
notes (9 p.)  Box M.F. 1094
 
clippings (13 p.)  Box M.F. 1094
 
Ox Goes North: More Trouble for the Kid at the Top 1973 
Note Ney, John
New York: Harper and Row, 1973
Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
typescript (313 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
typescript, corrected carbon (578 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
typescript, photocopy (3 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
galley proof, corrected (85 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
page proof, bound (187 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
correspondence (22 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
notes (14 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
clippings (8 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
film script (169 p.)  Box M.F. 1094 / 1095
 
Ox Under Pressure 1976 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1976
Box M.F. 1096
typescript, corrected (219 p.)  Box M.F. 1096
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box M.F. 1096
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (254 p.)  Box M.F. 1096
 
galley proof, corrected (106 p.)  Box M.F. 1096
 
correspondence (74 p.)  Box M.F. 1096
 
notes (33 p.)  Box M.F. 1096
 
clippings (17 p.)  Box M.F. 1096