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Emilie Buchwald Papers, 1969-1983

Summary Information
Title: Emilie Buchwald papers
Dates: 1969-1983
Creator: Buchwald, Emilie.
Extent: 1 box (1.0 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1917
Collection contains production materials for two titles by Emilie Buchwald.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Emilie Buchwald, 1983.

Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.


Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Emilie Buchwald papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Biographical Sketch

Emilie Buchwald was born in Vienna, Austria in 1935. She earned a B.A. from Barnard College (1957), an M.A. from Columbia University (1960), and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota (1971). Buchwald is a poet and writer of fiction, as well as working as an editor, and as an instructor in English, poetry and literature. She has published two award winning children's books, Floramel and Esteban and Gildaen , as well as two picture books under her maiden name Daisy Bix, Buddy Unchained and At the Dog Park .

Emilie Buchwald is co-founder of Milkweed Editions, a leading independent, not for profit literary publisher based in Minneapolis, MN, and founder of Gryphon Press in 2006, which publishes high-quality children's books that focus on the human-animal bond. She has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Minnesota, a McKnight Distinguished Artist Award (2002); Kay Sexton Award for fostering books, reading, and literary activity (2007); and The National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandroff Lifetime Achievement Award (2008).

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production material for two titles. Materials include typescripts, proofs and correspondence.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Floramel and Esteban, 1982 
Box 1
Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 1
Corrected Photocopy of Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 2
Box 1
Corrected Galley Proofs undated  Box 1 , Folder 3
Box 1
Correspondence, Corrected Page Proofs undated, 1983  Box 1, Folder 4
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 5
Gildaen: the Heroic Adventures of a Most Unusual Rabbit, 1973 
Box 1
Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 6-7
Photocopy of Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 8-9
Corrected Photocopy of Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 10
Corrected Carbon Typescript undated  Box 1, Folder 11-13
Correspondence 1969-1973  Box 1, Folder 14
Correspondence, Front Matter, Agreement, Clippings, Photocopy of Illustrations 1973-1975  Box 1, Folder 15