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Margo Sorenson Papers

Summary Information
Title: Margo Sorenson Papers
Dates: 1995-2003
Creator: Sorenson, Margo
Extent: 53 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1865
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 11 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected or photocopied, correspondence, holographs, notes, research material, clippings, surveys, a galley proof, layout notes, front matter, a calendar, chapter outlines, character sketches, a fiction outline, rejection letter comments, corrected page proofs, jacket proofs, and photocopies of illustrations.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Sorenson, Margo


Arrangement

Materials are arranged by published title.


Biographical Sketch

Margo Sorenson was born in Washington D.C. in 1946. She taught middle school children for nearly 20 years before beginning her writing career. She tries to make her books interesting and exciting enough to lure children away from television. Her work has received several honors and awards. Some of her writing is under the pseudonym Marcie Kremer.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author , vol. 96


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains typescripts, some corrected or photocopied, correspondence, holographs, notes, research material, clippings, surveys, a galley proof, layout notes, front matter, a calendar, chapter outlines, character sketches, a fiction outline, rejection letter comments, corrected page proofs, jacket proofs, photocopies of illustrations.

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.
  • Sorenson, Margo
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Aloha Love 1995 
Note  New York: Bantam, 1995
Box MF3049
typescript (122 p.)  Box MF3049
 
correspondence (15 p.)  Box MF3049
 
Clubhouse Threat 2001 
Note  Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corp., 2001
Box MF3049, 3299
holograph (3 p.)  Box MF3049, 3299
 
typescript (199 p.)  Box MF3049, 3299
 
typescript (5 p.)  Box MF3049, 3299
 
typescript, corrected (192 p.)  Box MF3049, 3299
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF3049, 3299
 
notes (10 p.)  Box MF3049, 3299
 
research material (75 p.)  Box MF3049, 3299
 
clippings (10 p.)  Box MF3049, 3299
 
Miscellaneous correspondence, clippings, notes  
Box MF2786
correspondence (33 p.)  Box MF2786
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF2786
 
clippings (38 p.)  Box MF2786
 
Correspondence with children  
Box MF2768
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF2768
 
surveys (226 p.)  Box MF2768
 
Don't Bug Me 1996 
Note  Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corp., 1996
Box MF2768
typescript (3 p.)  Box MF2768
 
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF2768
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF2768
 
Fight in the Fields, Cesar Chavez 1998 
Note  Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corp., 1998
Box MF2768
typescript (66 p.)  Box MF2768
 
galley proof (59 p.)  Box MF2768
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF2768
 
notes (9 p.)  Box MF2768
 
layout notes (9 p.)  Box MF2768
 
clippings (5 p.)  Box MF2768
 
Funny Man 2002 
Note  Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corp., 2002
Box MF3049, 2768
typescript, corrected, 1st draft (68 p.)  Box MF3049, 2768
 
typescript, corrected, 2nd draft (51 p.)  Box MF3049, 2768
 
typescript, corrected, 3rd draft (44 p.)  Box MF3049, 2768
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF3049, 2768
 
correspondence (16 p.)  Box MF3049, 2768
 
notes--outline (14 p.)  Box MF3049, 2768
 
Funny Man Gets Rolling 2004 
Note  Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corp., 2004
Box MF3300
typescript (2 p.)  Box MF3300
 
typescript, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF3300
 
clippings--calendar (1 p.)  Box MF3300
 
research material, menu (12 p.)  Box MF3300
 
Island Danger 2003 
Box MF3300
research material (37 p.)  Box MF3300
 
chapter outlines (15 p.)  Box MF3300
 
character sketches (1 p.)  Box MF3300
 
fiction outline (2 p.)  Box MF3300
 
rejection letter comments (1 p.)  Box MF3300
 
Nothing is for Free 1996 
Note  Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corp., 1996
Box MF2768
typescript (3 p.)  Box MF2768
 
typescript, corrected (55 p.)  Box MF2768
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF2768
 
Secret Heroes, The 2003 
Note  Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corp., 2003
Box MF3299
holograph (6 p.)  Box MF3299
 
typescript and holograph (21 p.)  Box MF3299
 
10 typescripts (66 p.)  Box MF3299
 
8 typescripts, corrected (190 p.)  Box MF3299
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF3299
 
correspondence (51 p.)  Box MF3299
 
editorial correspondence (10 p.)  Box MF3299
 
clippings (5 p.)  Box MF3299
 
research material--clippings (23 p.)  Box MF3299
 
Soccer Battle 2003 
Note Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corp., 2003
Box MF3300
holograph (1 p.)  Box MF3300
 
typescript, corrected (124 p.)  Box MF3300
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF3300
 
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF3300
 
notes (14 p.)  Box MF3300
 
layout notes (4 p.)  Box MF3300
 
research material (78 p.)  Box MF3300
 
Tori and the Sleigh of Midnight Blue 2002 
Note  Fargo, N.D.: Institute for Regional Studies (N. D. State U.), 2002
Box MF3300
typescript, corrected (153 p.)  Box MF3300
 
typescript, corrected, photocopy (1 p.)  Box MF3300
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF3300
 
page proofs, corrected (120 p.)  Box MF3300
 
jacket proof (2 p.)  Box MF3300
 
jacket proof, colored (2 p.)  Box MF3300
 
photocopies of illustrations (6 p.)  Box MF3300
 
correspondence (46 p.)  Box MF3300
 
layout notes (9 p.)  Box MF3300
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF3300
 
clippings (10 p.)  Box MF3300
 
research material, 10 photocopies (10 p.)  Box MF3300
 
contract (3 p.)  Box MF3300
 
typescript, corrected (80 p.)  Box MF3300
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF3300
 
layout notes (9 p.)  Box MF3300
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF3300
 
clippings (5 p.)  Box MF3300