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Alfred Slote Papers

Summary Information
Title: Alfred Slote Papers
Dates: 1968-1991
Creator: Slote, Alfred
Extent: 108 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1837
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 22 titles, and includes typescripts, most corrected, carbon, or photocopied, front matter, galley proofs corrected, some photocopied, a corrected laser printout, correspondence, dummies, some with signatures, jacket material, photographs, page proofs, illustrations, notes, computer printouts, and layout proofs.

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

Biggest Victory, The, 1972

Clone Catcher, 1981

C.O.L.A.R.: A tale of outer space, 1981

Finding Buck McHenry, 1991

Friend Like That, A, 1988

Hang Tough, Paul Mather, 1973

Hotshot, The, 1977

Jake, 1971

Love and Tennis, 1979

Make-believe Ballplayer, 1989

Matt Gargan's Boy, 1975

Moon in Fact and Fancy, The, 1968

Moving In, 1988

My Father, the Coach, 1972

My Robot Buddy, 1975

My Trip to Alpha, 1978

Omega Station, 1983

Rabbit Ears, 1983

Stranger on the Ball Club, 1970

Tony and Me, 1974

Trading Game, The, 1990

Trouble on Janus, The, 1985


Biographical Sketch

Alfred Slote was born September 11, 1926, in New York, New York. He won a Fulbright scholarship in 1950, taught English at Williams College in Mass., then became a television producer, writer, and director. In 1953 he published his first novel for adults. Years later, at the suggestion of his son, he began to write children's books, most of which have Little League baseball or science fiction as their themes. He has won several awards and honors for his work. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 8, 72 Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 21 Children's Literature Review, vol. 4


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production material for 22 titles, and includes typescripts, most corrected, carbon, or photocopied, front matter, galley proofs corrected, some photocopied, a corrected laser printout, correspondence, dummies, some with signatures, jacket material, photographs, page proofs, illustrations, notes, computer printouts, and layout proofs.

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.
  • Slote, Alfred
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Biggest Victory, The 1972 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1972
Box MF1921
typescript, corrected (135 p.)  Box MF1921
 
front matter (8 p.)  Box MF1921
 
Clone Catcher 1981 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1981
Box MF1922
typescript, corrected (128 p.)  Box MF1922
 
C.O.L.A.R.: A tale of outer space 1981 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1981
Box MF1922
typescript, corrected (66 p.)  Box MF1922
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF1922
 
Finding Buck McHenry 1991 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1991
Box MF1913, 1921
typescript (327 p.)  Box MF1913, 1921
 
typescript, corrected (189 p.)  Box MF1913, 1921
 
typescript, computer printout (63 p.)  Box MF1913, 1921
 
front matter (7 p.)  Box MF1913, 1921
 
galley proof, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF1913, 1921
 
Friend Like That, A 1988 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1988
Box MF1913, 1922
typescript, corrected photocopy (138 p.)  Box MF1913, 1922
 
laser printout, corrected (138 p.)  Box MF1913, 1922
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF1913, 1922
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF1913, 1922
 
dummy (79 p.)  Box MF1913, 1922
 
Hang Tough, Paul Mather 1973 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1973
Box MF1911
typescript, corrected (145 p.)  Box MF1911
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF1911
 
galley proof, corrected (17 p.)  Box MF1911
 
jacket material (1 p.)  Box MF1911
 
Hotshot, The 1977 
Note  New York: Watts, 1977
Box MF1921
typescript, corrected (21 p.)  Box MF1921
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF1921
 
photographs not used in book (17 p.)  Box MF1921
 
Jake 1971 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1971
Box MF1913
typescript, corrected (137 p.)  Box MF1913
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF1913
 
Love and Tennis 1979 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1979
Box MF1913
typescript, corrected (179 p.)  Box MF1913
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF1913
 
Make-believe Ballplayer 1989 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1989
Box MF1912
computer printout, corrected (65 p.)  Box MF1912
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF1912
 
page proof (49 p.)  Box MF1912
 
Matt Gargan's Boy 1975 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1975
Box MF1912
typescript, corrected (141 p.)  Box MF1912
 
front matter (8 p.)  Box MF1912
 
galley proof, corrected (18 p.)  Box MF1912
 
page proof (80 p.)  Box MF1912
 
Moon in Fact and Fancy, The 1968 
Note  New York: World, 1968
Box MF1922
typescript, corrected (175 p.)  Box MF1922
 
front matter (8 p.)  Box MF1922
 
illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF1922
 
correspondence (24 p.)  Box MF1922
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF1922
 
Moving In 1988 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1988
Box MF1911
typescript, corrected photocopy (275 p.)  Box MF1911
 
computer printout, corrected (159 p.)  Box MF1911
 
front matter (14 p.)  Box MF1911
 
galley proof, corrected (164 p.)  Box MF1911
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF1911
 
My Father, the Coach 1972 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1972
Box MF1913
typescript, corrected (150 p.)  Box MF1913
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF1913
 
My Robot Buddy 1975 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1975
Box MF1912
typescript, corrected (39 p.)  Box MF1912
 
front matter (2 p.)  Box MF1912
 
galley proof, corrected photocopy (57 p.)  Box MF1912
 
jacket matter (1 p.)  Box MF1912
 
My Trip to Alpha 1978 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1978
Box MF1920
typescript, corrected (85 p.)  Box MF1920
 
front matter (7 p.)  Box MF1920
 
galley proof, corrected (88 p.)  Box MF1920
 
page proof (1 p.)  Box MF1920
 
dummy, 3 signatures (1 p.)  Box MF1920
 
Omega Station 1983 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1983
Box MF1922
typescript, corrected (110 p.)  Box MF1922
 
front matter (7 p.)  Box MF1922
 
galley proof, corrected (116 p.)  Box MF1922
 
dummy, 10 signatures (1 p.)  Box MF1922
 
Rabbit Ears 1983 
Note  New York: Harper Collins Children's Books, 1983
Box MF2080
typescript, corrected (79 p.)  Box MF2080
 
front matter, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF2080
 
page proof, corrected (114 p.)  Box MF2080
 
Stranger on the Ball Club 1970 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1970
Box MF1921
typescript, corrected (160 p.)  Box MF1921
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF1921
 
jacket layout proof (2 p.)  Box MF1921
 
book layout proof (2 p.)  Box MF1921
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF1921
 
Tony and Me 1974 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1974
Box MF1922
typescript, corrected (128 p.)  Box MF1922
 
typescript, corrected carbon (3 p.)  Box MF1922
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF1922
 
Trading Game, The 1990 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1990
Box MF1912
computer printout, corrected (170 p.)  Box MF1912
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF1912
 
jacket matter (3 p.)  Box MF1912
 
Trouble on Janus, The 1985 
Note  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1985
Box MF1912
typescript, corrected (123 p.)  Box MF1912
 
front matter (7 p.)  Box MF1912
 
galley proof, corrected (125 p.)  Box MF1912
 
jacket material (1 p.)  Box MF1912