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Susan Lowell Papers

Summary Information
Title: Susan Lowell Papers
Dates: 1993
Creator: Lowell, Susan
Extent: 10 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1990
The collection contains written material for one title, and includes a holograph, typescripts, one corrected, notes, photocopies of clippings/reviews, and a photocopy/fax of illustrations.

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.


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.


I am Lavina Cuming, 1993

Biographical Sketch

Susan Lowell was born October 27, in Chihuahua, Mexico. She became a freelance writer and an assistant professor of English. As a writer of children's books, in addition to her original stories, she is known for her retelling of fairy tales from a Southwestern American point of view. For example, her Cinderella works on a ranch and is forbidden to attend the rodeo. She has received several awards and honors for her writing. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, Vols. 81, 127

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of material for one title, and includes typescripts, one corrected, a holograph, photocopy/fax of illustrations, notes, and a photocopy of clippings and reviews.

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.
  • Lowell, Susan
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
I am Lavina Cuming 1993 
Note  Minneapolis: Milkweed, 1993
Box MF2065
typescript and holograph (notes and outlines by author) (24 p.)  Box MF2065
typescript, corrected (381 p.)  Box MF2065
photocopies/fax of illustrations (3 p.)  Box MF2065
notes (4 p.)  Box MF2065
photocopies of clippings/reviews (10 p.)  Box MF2065