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Clyde Robert Bulla Papers, undated, 1960-1984

Summary Information
Title: Clyde Robert Bulla Papers
Dates: undated, 1960-1984
Creator: Bulla, Clyde Robert
Extent: 3 boxes (1.2 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1945
Abstract:
This collection consists of production material for 20 titles, including typescripts, proofs, notes, articles and photographs.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Bulla, Clyde Robert.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. 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.

Copyright:

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:

Clyde Robert Bulla Papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Clyde Robert Bulla, author of over fifty children's books, was born Janury 9, 1914 on a farm near King City, MO, and passed away May 23, 2007 in Warrensburg, Missouri. In his early years he attended a one room school house run by his older sister. He attended one year of high school before dropping out to help his family on the farm. He completed his education by correspondence. Although he wanted to be a writer, he was a farmer on his family farm until 1942 when his father died and the family moved into town. He was a linotype operator and newspaper columnist until 1947. Bulla's first book, The Donkey Cart , was published in 1946. He was the first recipient of hte Southern California Council on Children's Literature award for distinguished contribution to the field. His authobiography, A Grain of Wheat: A Writer Begins , was published in 1985.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production material for twenty titles published between 1955 and 1994, including typescripts, proofs, notes, articles and photographs.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • This 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.
  • Bulla, Clyde Robert
  • Artists -- Juvenile fiction
  • Children's stories, American
  • United States -- History - Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 - Juvenile fiction
  • Indians of North America -- Juvenile fiction
  • Horses -- Juvenile fiction
  • America -- Discovery and exploration - Juvenile fiction
  • Wood-carving -- Juvenile fiction
  • Jonah (Biblical prophet) -- Juvenile literature
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
  • Singers -- Juvenile fiction
  • Fantasy fiction -- Juvenile fiction
  • Joseph (Son of Jacob) -- Juvenile literature
  • Bible stories, English -- O.T. -- Juvenile literature
  • Mexico -- Juvenile fiction
  • Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen -- Juvenile literature
  • Folklore -- Germany
  • Folklore -- Norway
  • Music -- Juvenile literature
  • Behavior -- Juvenile fiction
  • Shoe shiners -- Juvenile fiction
  • Operas -- Stories, plots, etc. -- Juvenile literature
  • Vikings -- Juvenile fiction
  • Trees -- Juvenile literature
  • Shades and shadows -- Juvenile literature
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Articles and photos, 1960-1978 
Box 1
Article, Photos, Greeting Cards 1960-1961, 1963, 1978  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Benito, 1961 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Cardboard Crown, The, 1984 
Box 3
Corrected Galley Proof 1983  Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter, Corrected Page Proof 1984  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Charlie's House, 1983 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter 1982  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Galley Proof, Miscellaneous undated  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Conquista!, 1978 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter 1984  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Daniel's Duck, 1979 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter 1977  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Dexter, 1973 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter 1973  Box 1 , Folder 8
Box 3
Corrected Galley Proof 1973  Box 3 , Folder 2
Box 1
Corrected Galley Proof, Galley Proof 1973  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Jonah and the Great Fish, 1970 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter, Corrected Galley Proof 1968, 1970  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
Joseph the Dreamer, 1971 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Back Matter, Corrected Galley Proofs 1969-1970  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Last Look, 1979 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter and Back Matter undated  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
Moon Singer, The, 1969 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Galley Proof, Corrected Page Proof 1968  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
Open the Door and See All the People, 1972 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter 1972  Box 1 , Folder 13
Box 3
Corrected Galley Proofs 1969, 1972  Box 3 , Folder 4
 
Poor Boy, Rich Boy, 1982 
Box 3
Photocopy of a Page Proof undated  Box 3 , Folder 5
 
Poppy Seeds, The, 1955 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Ring and the Fire, The: Stories from Wagner's Nibelung Operas, 1962 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript with Front Matter undated  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Layout Sketch, Score for Opera Themes, Index Typescript, Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Shoeshine Girl, 1975 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript with Front Matter 1975  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Page Proof 1975  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Stories of Gilbert and Sullivan Operas, 1968 
Box 2
Corrected Typescripts with Front Matter 1968  Box 2 , Folder 6-7
Box 3
Corrected Galley Proof 1968  Box 3 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Page Proof 1968  Box 3 , Folder 7
 
Sugar Pear Tree, The, 1960 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 1961  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Viking Adventure, 1963 
Box 3
Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 3 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript 1963  Box 3 , Folder 10
 
Tree is a Plant, A, 1962 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript 1961  Box 3 , Folder 9
 
What Makes a Shadow?, 1994 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Galley Proofs undated  Box 3 , Folder 11