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Sonia Levitin Papers

Summary Information
Title: Sonia Levitin Papers
Dates: 1970-1998
Creator: Levitin, Sonia
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1965
Abstract:
The papers consist of materials associated with the production of three titles as well as one corrected typescript Claudette .

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

Boom Town, 1998

Unverified,

Nine for California, 1996

Journey to America, 1970


Biographical Sketch

Sonia (Wolff) Levitin was born August 18, 1934, in Berlin Germany and immigrated to United States in 1938. She attended University of California-Berkley from 1952-54 and the University of Pennsylvania in 1956. She received her postgraduate degree at San Francisco State College in 1960. She began her career as a writer and educator as a junior high school teacher in Mill Valley, CA from1956-57. Her writings as a children's and young adult author have gathered numerous awards. She was first honored by the Jewish Book Council of America in 1971 for her autobiographical first novel Journey to America . She has been a featured columnist for newspapers and a contributor to periodicals.

Source: Somthing About the Author. Vol 131:110-114.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of materials associated with the production of three titles as well as one corrected typescript Claudette .

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.
  • Levitin, Sonia
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Boom Town 1998 
Note Smith, Cat Bowman
New York: Orchard Books, 1998
Box MF3029
typescript (24 p.)  Box MF3029
 
typescript, corrected (52 p.)  Box MF3029
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF3029
 
typescript, corrected (9 p.)  Box MF3029
 
galley proof (6 p.)  Box MF3029
 
notes (5 p.)  Box MF3029
 
correspondence (31 p.)  Box MF3029
 
research material (5 p.)  Box MF3029
 
Unverified  
Note  : ,
Box MF3029
typescript, corrected "Claudette" (6 p.)  Box MF3029
 
Nine for California 1996 
Note  New York: Orchard Books, 1996
Box MF561
typescript (19 p.)  Box MF561
 
typescript, corrected (39 p.)  Box MF561
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF561
 
dummy (illustrations included) (35 p.)  Box MF561
 
proof for jacket (1 p.)  Box MF561
 
notes (5 p.)  Box MF561
 
clippings (2 p.)  Box MF561
 
correspondence (39 p.)  Box MF561
 
research material (1 p.)  Box MF561
 
Journey to America 1970 
Note Robinson, Charles
New York : Atheneum, 1970
Box MF561
typescript, corrected (133 p.)  Box MF561
 
typescript, "Auswanderung" (9 p.)  Box MF561
 
typescript, translation of "Auswanderung" (15 p.)  Box MF561
 
notes (39 p.)  Box MF561
 
correspondence (10 p.)  Box MF561
 
galley proof, corrected (49 p.)  Box MF561