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Catherine Storr Papers

Summary Information
Title: Catherine Storr Papers
Dates: 1958-1979
Creator: Storr, Catherine
Extent: 24 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1921
Abstract:
The collection contains written material for 10 titles, and includes holographs, typescripts, some corrected, photocopied, or carbon, notes, correspondence, one illustration, paste-ups, front matter, and corrected galley 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

Catchpole Story, The, 1965

Lucy, 1968

Lucy Runs Away, 1969

Marianne and Mark, 1960

Marianne Dreams, 1958

Puss and Cat, 1969

Robin, 1962

Rufus, 1969

Thursday, 1972

Winter's End, 1979


Biographical Sketch

Catherine Storr was born July 21, 1913, in London, England, and died January 6, 2001, in England. She was a psychiatrist for 14 years before becoming a full-time storyteller and author of children's books. She wrote in many genres, both fiction and non-fiction, and is perhaps best known for her Polly stories. Many of her works are considered classics, especially in England.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 9, 87, 122


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written material for 10 titles, and includes holographs, typescripts, some corrected, carbon, or photocopied, notes, correspondence, one illustration, paste-ups, front matter, and corrected galley 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.
  • Storr, Catherine
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Catchpole Story, The 1965 
Note  London: Faber and Faber, 1965
Box MF753
holograph (192 p.)  Box MF753
 
Lucy 1968 
Note  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1968
Box MF753
holograph (48 p.)  Box MF753
 
Lucy Runs Away 1969 
Note  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1969
Box MF753
typescript and holograph (34 p.)  Box MF753
 
Marianne and Mark 1960 
Note  London: Faber and Faber, 1960
Box MF753
holograph with 2 pp. notes (135 p.)  Box MF753
 
Marianne Dreams 1958 
Note  London: Faber and Faber, 1958
Box MF753
holograph with 7 pp. notes (155 p.)  Box MF753
 
Puss and Cat 1969 
Note  London: Faber and Faber, 1969
Box MF753
holograph (63 p.)  Box MF753
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF753
 
Robin 1962 
Note  London: Faber and Faber, 1962
Box MF753
holograph (28 p.)  Box MF753
 
Rufus 1969 
Note  Ipswich, Mass.: Gambit, 1969
Box MF754
holograph with 1 p. illustration (22 p.)  Box MF754
 
holograph (68 p.)  Box MF754
 
notes (29 p.)  Box MF754
 
typescript, corrected carbon (45 p.)  Box MF754
 
Thursday 1972 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1972
Box MF754
paste-ups for jacket (2 p.)  Box MF754
 
Winter's End 1979 
Note  New York: Harper and Row, 1979
Box MF754
typescript, corrected partial photocopy, with front matter (193 p.)  Box MF754
 
galley proof, corrected, with front matter (68 p.)  Box MF754
 
typescript, corrected carbon (4 p.)  Box MF754
 
galley proof, corrected (62 p.)  Box MF754