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John Warren Stewig Papers

Summary Information
Title: John Warren Stewig Papers
Dates: 1978-2002
Creator: Stewig, John Warren
Extent: 40 folders of written, 2 boxes of art
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1904
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for 10 titles, plus miscellaneous material, and includes typescripts, dummies, and correspondence. There is also some illustrative material, including a dummy.

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

Children and Literature, 1988

Clever Gretchen,

Fisherman and His Wife, The,

King Midas,

Making Plum Jam, 2002

Miscellaneous slides,

Moon's Choice, The, 1993

Mother Holly: a retelling from the Brothers Grimm, 2001

Princess Florecita and the Iron Shoes, 1995

Miscellaneous prints,

Sending Messages, 1978

Stone Soup, 1991


Biographical Sketch

John Warren Stewig was born January 7, 1937, in Waukesha, WI. He became an educator, specializing in elementary education, and eventually began writing books for children. In 1977 he was chosen to chair the Caldecott Medal committee.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 26, 110


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written material and a small amount of illustrative material for 10 titles, plus some miscellaneous material. Written material includes typescripts, some corrected, photocopied or fax, correspondence, notes, clippings, corrected page proofs, dummies, research material, photocopies of illustrations, front matter, corrected galley proofs, jackets, an invoice, a legal agreement, jacket proofs, photographs, a receipt, and a holograph. Illustrative material includes a photocopied, corrected dummy, prints, and a jacket flap layout proof.

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.
  • Stewig, John Warren
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Children and Literature 1988 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988
Box MF3031
correspondence (49 p.)  Box MF3031
 
notes (12 p.)  Box MF3031
 
clippings (6 p.)  Box MF3031
 
Clever Gretchen  
Note  : ,
Box MF3031
typescript (18 p.)  Box MF3031
 
typescript, corrected (18 p.)  Box MF3031
 
page proof, corrected (18 p.)  Box MF3031
 
dummy (9 p.)  Box MF3031
 
photocopy of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF3031
 
correspondence (9 p.)  Box MF3031
 
contractual agreements (15 p.)  Box MF3031
 
clippings--jacket proof, articles (7 p.)  Box MF3031
 
research material (28 p.)  Box MF3031
 
Fisherman and His Wife, The  
Note  : ,
Box MF3031
typescript (13 p.)  Box MF3031
 
typescript, corrected (46 p.)  Box MF3031
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF3031
 
galley proof, corrected (40 p.)  Box MF3031
 
dummy, with illustrations (10 p.)  Box MF3031
 
dummy (10 p.)  Box MF3031
 
correspondence (25 p.)  Box MF3031
 
clippings (2 p.)  Box MF3031
 
King Midas  
Note  : ,
Box MF3026
typescript, corrected (114 p.)  Box MF3026
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (12 p.)  Box MF3026
 
front matter (2 p.)  Box MF3026
 
page proof, corrected (3 p.)  Box MF3026
 
correspondence (26 p.)  Box MF3026
 
notes (1 p.)  Box MF3026
 
clippings (13 p.)  Box MF3026
Box MC517
dummy, corrected photocopy (40 p.)  Box MC517
 
Making Plum Jam 2002 
Note  New York: Hyperion, 2002
Box MF3446
typescripts (18 p.)  Box MF3446
 
typescripts, corrected (23 p.)  Box MF3446
 
typescript, corrected fax (5 p.)  Box MF3446
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF3446
 
front matter, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF3446
 
page proof with illustrations, fax (1 p.)  Box MF3446
 
page proof with illustrations, corrected photocopy (19 p.)  Box MF3446
 
jacket (1 p.)  Box MF3446
 
dummy (32 p.)  Box MF3446
 
dummy, corrected (32 p.)  Box MF3446
 
dummy, corrected photocopy (32 p.)  Box MF3446
 
photocopy of illustration (1 p.)  Box MF3446
 
photocopies of illustrations, corrected (31 p.)  Box MF3446
 
correspondence (10 p.)  Box MF3446
 
greeting card (1 p.)  Box MF3446
 
correspondence, letters from children (9 p.)  Box MF3446
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF3446
 
invoice (1 p.)  Box MF3446
 
legal agreements (38 p.)  Box MF3446
 
Miscellaneous slides  
Note  : ,
Box MF3031
research material, 74 slides from Alphabeast books (74 p.)  Box MF3031
 
Moon's Choice, The 1993 
Note  New York: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1993
Box MF3026
holograph (7 p.)  Box MF3026
 
typescript (6 p.)  Box MF3026
 
typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF3026
 
dummy, corrected (17 p.)  Box MF3026
 
dummy (15 p.)  Box MF3026
 
jacket (1 p.)  Box MF3026
 
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF3026
 
notes (14 p.)  Box MF3026
 
research material (6 p.)  Box MF3026
 
Mother Holly: a retelling from the Brothers Grimm 2001 
Note  New York: North-South Books, 2001
Box MF3446
typescript (7 p.)  Box MF3446
 
typescripts, corrected (20 p.)  Box MF3446
 
front matter (4 p.)  Box MF3446
 
front matter,corrected (7 p.)  Box MF3446
 
page proofs, corrected (109 p.)  Box MF3446
 
jacket (1 p.)  Box MF3446
 
dummy, corrected (29 p.)  Box MF3446
 
color photocopies of illustrations (6 p.)  Box MF3446
 
correspondence (7 p.)  Box MF3446
 
notes (8 p.)  Box MF3446
 
clippings, photocopy of book review (1 p.)  Box MF3446
 
research material, photocopies of previous stories (53 p.)  Box MF3446
 
Princess Florecita and the Iron Shoes 1995 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1995
Box MF3026
typescript (20 p.)  Box MF3026
 
typescript, corrected (62 p.)  Box MF3026
 
page proof, corrected (14 p.)  Box MF3026
 
jacket proof (5 p.)  Box MF3026
 
correspondence (23 p.)  Box MF3026
 
dummy (30 p.)  Box MF3026
 
notes (9 p.)  Box MF3026
 
research material (17 p.)  Box MF3026
 
Miscellaneous prints  
Note  : ,
Box MC207
prints of various authors and illustrators (13 p.)  Box MC207
 
Sending Messages 1978 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1978
Box MC207
layout proof for jacket flap (1 p.)  Box MC207
Box MF3031
typescript (1 p.)  Box MF3031
 
typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF3031
 
dummy (58 p.)  Box MF3031
 
correspondence (30 p.)  Box MF3031
 
layout notes (5 p.)  Box MF3031
 
contract (8 p.)  Box MF3031
 
clippings (3 p.)  Box MF3031
 
clippings, catalogs (30 p.)  Box MF3031
 
research material, clippings (1 p.)  Box MF3031
 
photographs (10 p.)  Box MF3031
 
negative (1 p.)  Box MF3031
 
receipt (2 p.)  Box MF3031
 
Stone Soup 1991 
Note  New York: Holiday House, 1991
Box MF3031
typescript (40 p.)  Box MF3031
 
typescript, corrected (42 p.)  Box MF3031
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (6 p.)  Box MF3031
 
galley proof, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF3031
 
page proof corrected (2 p.)  Box MF3031
 
correspondence (24 p.)  Box MF3031
 
clippings, review, 1 ribbon (1 p.)  Box MF3031
 
research material, photocopies of stories (19 p.)  Box MF3031
 
agreement (4 p.)  Box MF3031