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Chris Lynch Papers

Summary Information
Title: Chris Lynch Papers
Dates: 1994-1904
Creator: Lynch, Chris
Extent: 250 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1991
Abstract:
The collection contains production material for 19 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected or photocopied, page proofs, some corrected, front matter, correspondence, notes, publisher's dummies, a disk, and a photograph.

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

All the Old Haunts, 2001

Babes in the Woods, 1997

Blood Relations, 1996

Dog Eat Dog, 1996

Free Will, 2001

Gold Dust, 2000

Gravedigger's Cottage, 2004

Iceman, 1994

Inexcusable, 2005

Johnny Chesthair, 1997

Ladies Choice,

Me, Dead Dad, and Alcatraz, 2005

Mick, 1996

Political Timber, 1996

Scratch and Sniffs, 1997

Sins of Our Fathers, 2006

Slot Machine, 1995

Whitechurch, 1999

Who the Man, 2003

Wolf Gang, The, 1998


Biographical Sketch

Chris Lynch was born July 2, 1962, in Boston, Mass. He has been a teacher of writing at Vermont College since 1997. His writing for young adults has gotten him several awards and honors. His novels are episodic in style, and sports oriented, questioning the male stereotypes of macho and violence. His stories are streetwise and honest, describing what it means to be young, urban and male in contemporary America Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, Vol. 95, 131 Children's Literature Review, Vol. 58


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes written production material for 19 titles, and includes typescripts, some corrected or photocopied, page proofs, some corrected, front matter, correspondence, notes, publisher's dummies, a disk, and a photograph.

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.
  • Lynch, Chris
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
All the Old Haunts 2001 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 2001
Box MF3237, 3238
typescript (137 p.)  Box MF3237, 3238
 
page proofs (291 p.)  Box MF3237, 3238
 
page proofs, corrected (194 p.)  Box MF3237, 3238
 
Babes in the Woods 1997 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1997
Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
typescript, corrected, with front matter (117 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
typescript, corrected photocopy, with front matter (123 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (112 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
page proof, corrected photocopy (122 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
page proof, corrected photocopy (122 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
page proof, corrected photocopy (137 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
page proof, corrected photocopy (134 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
page proof, corrected photocopy (127 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
page proof, corrected photocopy (12 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF2437, 2444, 2469
 
Blood Relations 1996 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1996
Box MF2266, 2267
3 typescripts, corrected photocopy (437 p.)  Box MF2266, 2267
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF2266, 2267
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (193 p.)  Box MF2266, 2267
 
front matter (7 p.)  Box MF2266, 2267
 
5 page proofs (522 p.)  Box MF2266, 2267
 
publisher's dummy (1 p.)  Box MF2266, 2267
 
correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF2266, 2267
 
Dog Eat Dog 1996 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1996
Box MF2411
typescript with front matter (127 p.)  Box MF2411
 
typescript, photocopy, with front matter (124 p.)  Box MF2411
 
typescript, corrected photocopy, with front matter (128 p.)  Box MF2411
 
4 page proofs, corrected (224 p.)  Box MF2411
 
publisher's dummy (1 p.)  Box MF2411
 
disk (1 p.)  Box MF2411
 
Free Will 2001 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 2001
Box MF3237
page proofs (163 p.)  Box MF3237
 
Gold Dust 2000 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 2000
Box MF3237
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF3237
 
page proof (layout) (257 p.)  Box MF3237
 
dummy (105 p.)  Box MF3237
 
Gravedigger's Cottage 2004 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 2004
Box MF3238
typescript, corrected (197 p.)  Box MF3238
 
typescript, corrected (204 p.)  Box MF3238
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF3238
 
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF3238
 
notes (2 p.)  Box MF3238
 
Iceman 1994 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1994
Box MF2146
typescript, corrected (892 p.)  Box MF2146
 
front matter, corrected (5 p.)  Box MF2146
 
Inexcusable 2005 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 2005
Box MF3583
typescript (7 p.)  Box MF3583
 
7 typescripts, corrected (356 p.)  Box MF3583
 
correspondence (21 p.)  Box MF3583
Box MF3747
typescript (170 p.)  Box MF3747
 
typescript, corrected (187 p.)  Box MF3747
 
typescript, photocopy corrected (180 p.)  Box MF3747
 
correspondence (38 p.)  Box MF3747
 
Johnny Chesthair 1997 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1997
Box MF2436
typescript, corrected (299 p.)  Box MF2436
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (384 p.)  Box MF2436
 
front matter (12 p.)  Box MF2436
 
page proof, corrected (290 p.)  Box MF2436
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF2436
 
Ladies Choice  
Note  : ,
Box MF2444
typescript (50 p.)  Box MF2444
 
typescript, corrected, photocopy (292 p.)  Box MF2444
 
front matter (20 p.)  Box MF2444
 
uncorrected proof (1 p.)  Box MF2444
 
Me, Dead Dad, and Alcatraz 2005 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 2005
Box MF3583, 3858
5 typescripts, corrected (674 p.)  Box MF3583, 3858
Box MF3858
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF3858
Box MF3583
correspondence (7 p.)  Box MF3583
 
Mick 1996 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1996
Box MF2410
typescript, corrected, with front matter (121 p.)  Box MF2410
 
2 typescripts, corrected photocopy, with front matter (248 p.)  Box MF2410
 
2 typescripts, corrected photocopy (207 p.)  Box MF2410
 
front matter (5 p.)  Box MF2410
 
3 page proofs, corrected (162 p.)  Box MF2410
 
publisher's dummy (1 p.)  Box MF2410
 
correspondence (8 p.)  Box MF2410
 
Political Timber 1996 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1996
Box MF2263
typescript, corrected photocopy, with front matter (195 p.)  Box MF2263
 
typescript, corrected photocopy, with front matter (182 p.)  Box MF2263
 
page proof, corrected (176 p.)  Box MF2263
 
publisher's dummy (1 p.)  Box MF2263
 
Scratch and Sniffs 1997 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1997
Box MF2437
typescript, corrected (123 p.)  Box MF2437
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (237 p.)  Box MF2437
 
page proof, corrected (291 p.)  Box MF2437
 
Sins of Our Fathers 2006 
Note  New York: HarperTempest, 2006
Box MF 3881
typescript, corrected (163 p.)  Box MF 3881
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF 3881
 
Slot Machine 1995 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1995
Box MF2267
typescript, corrected photocopy (200 p.)  Box MF2267
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF2267
 
correspondence (23 p.)  Box MF2267
 
Whitechurch 1999 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 1999
Box MF2273, 3314, 2708
typescript, corrected (556 p.)  Box MF2273, 3314, 2708
 
front matter (25 p.)  Box MF2273, 3314, 2708
 
page proof, corrected, 1st draft (129 p.)  Box MF2273, 3314, 2708
 
page proof, corrected, 2nd draft (126 p.)  Box MF2273, 3314, 2708
 
page proof, corrected, 3rd draft (121 p.)  Box MF2273, 3314, 2708
Box MF2273, 2214, 2708
notes (6 p.)  Box MF2273, 2214, 2708
 
Who the Man 2003 
Note  New York: Harper Collins, 2003
Box MF3328
front matter, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF3328
 
typescript, corrected (133 p.)  Box MF3328
 
correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF3328
 
page proof, corrected (193 p.)  Box MF3328
 
page proof, corrected (21 p.)  Box MF3328
 
page proof, corrected (192 p.)  Box MF3328
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF3328
 
publisher's dummy, corrected (96 p.)  Box MF3328
 
correspondence (3 p.)  Box MF3328
 
Wolf Gang, The 1998 
Note  New York: Harper-Trophy, 1998
Box MF2708
typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF2708
 
front matter (6 p.)  Box MF2708
 
page proof (53 p.)  Box MF2708
 
photograph (1 p.)  Box MF2708