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Lee Bennett Hopkins Papers

Summary Information
Title: Lee Bennett Hopkins Papers
Dates: 1969-1979
Creator: Hopkins, Lee Bennett
Extent: 14 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1816
Abstract:
Collection contains typescripts, holographs, galley and page proofs, notes, and correspondence for five children's books.

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

Beat the Drum, 1977

Charlie's World: A Book of Poems, 1972

City Talk, 1970

Don't You Turn Back; Poems by Langston Hughes, 1969

Easter Buds Are Springing, 1979


Biographical Sketch

Lee Bennett Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1938. He earned degrees from Newark State Teachers College, Bank Street College of Education, and Hunter College of the City University of New York. He began his career as a public school teacher and worked as a curriculum and editorial specialist before turning to full-time writing in 1976. He is noted as one of America's most prolific anthologists of poetry for children and he frequently works with single themes for the anthologies such as seasons, science, or sports. Many of his works have won awards.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , vol. 125.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, holographs, galley and page proofs, notes, and correspondence for five children's books.

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.
  • Hopkins, Lee Bennett
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Beat the Drum 1977 
Note de Paola, Tomie
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977
Box MF 459
typescript, corrected photocopy (23 p.)  Box MF 459
 
Charlie's World: A Book of Poems 1972 
Note Robinson, Charles
Indianapolis: Bobs-Merril, 1972
Box MF 459
holograph (9 p.)  Box MF 459
 
typescript, corrected (22 p.)  Box MF 459
 
galley proof, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF 459
 
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF 459
 
promotional material (1 p.)  Box MF 459
 
City Talk 1970 
Note Arenella, Roy
New York: Knopf, 1970
Box MF 459
holograph (5 p.)  Box MF 459
 
typescript (44 p.)  Box MF 459
 
typescript, and photocopy, corrected (87 p.)  Box MF 459
 
typescript, and carbon, and photocopy, misc front matter, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF 459
 
typescript, photocopy (67 p.)  Box MF 459
 
galley, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF 459
 
page proof (47 p.)  Box MF 459
 
page proof, photocopy, corrected (10 p.)  Box MF 459
 
dummy, corrected (16 p.)  Box MF 459
 
correspondence (10 p.)  Box MF 459
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF 459
 
Don't You Turn Back; Poems by Langston Hughes 1969 
Note Grifalconi, Ann
New York: Knopf, 1969
Box MF 459
typescript, corrected, fron matter (18 p.)  Box MF 459
 
typescript, carbon and photocopy of front matter (6 p.)  Box MF 459
 
galley proof, corrected (13 p.)  Box MF 459
 
galley proof, corrected (15 p.)  Box MF 459
 
galley proof, corrected (13 p.)  Box MF 459
 
galley proof, corrected (13 p.)  Box MF 459
 
galley proof, corrected, front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 459
 
dummy (52 p.)  Box MF 459
 
dummy, photocopy (51 p.)  Box MF 459
 
page proof (24 p.)  Box MF 459
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF 459
 
Easter Buds Are Springing 1979 
Note De Paola, Tomie
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979
Box MF 459
typescript, photocopy, corrected (22 p.)  Box MF 459