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Alice Low Papers

Summary Information
Title: Alice Low Papers
Dates: 1963-2004
Creator: Low, Alice
Extent: 100 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1998
Abstract:
The collection includes written production material for 16 titles, plus a small amount of miscellaneous material. The material includes holographs, typescripts, some corrected, photocopied, or carbon, front matter, some corrected or photocopied, page proofs, some corrected or photocopied, jacket proofs, photocopies of illustrations, correspondence, notes, layout notes, layout photocopies, clippings, photocopies of articles, research material, dummies, some corrected or photocopied, galley proofs, some corrected or photocopied, a book jacket, a publishing contract, flap copy, corrected photocopies from bound books, photocopies of sample art, and a briefcase design.

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

Aunt Lucy Went to Buy a Hat, 2004

Blueberry Mouse, 2004

Miscellaneous,

Mommy's Briefcase, 1995

Popcorn Shop, The, 1999

Stories to Tell a 5-Year Old, 1996

Stories to tell a 6-Year Old, 1997

Summer, 1963

Witches' Holiday, 1997

Witch Who was Afraid of Witches, The, 1999

Genie and the Witch's Spells, 1982

Kallie's Corner, 1966

Macmillan Book of Greek Gods and Heroes, The, 1985

Quilted Elephan and the Green Velvet Dragon, The, 1991

Young Painter, A: The Life and Paintings of Wang Yani, 1991

Zena and the Witch Circus, 1990


Biographical Sketch

Alice Low was born June 5, 1926, in New York, NY. Her mother was a children's book author under the pseuydonym Ann Todd. Alice Low became a writer and producer of educational filmstrips, a writer, editor, and anthologist. She has received several awards and honors for her work. She has written fiction, non-fiction, and poetry for children and young adults. Her writings, especially those for younger readers, are known for humorous plots and fanciful characters. Several of her books feature witches. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, Vols. 11, 76


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes written production material for 16 titles, plus a small amount of miscellaneous material. The material includes holographs, typescripts, some corrected, photocopied, or carbon, front matter, some corrected or photocopied, page proofs, some corrected or photocopied, jacket proofs, photocopies of illustrations, correspondence, notes, layout notes, layout photocopies, clippings, photocopies of articles, research material, dummies, some corrected or photocopied, galley proofs, some corrected or photocopied, a book jacket, a publishing contract, flap copy, corrected photocopies from bound books, photocopies of sample art, and a briefcase design.

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.
  • Low, Alice
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Aunt Lucy Went to Buy a Hat 2004 
Note  New York: Harper-Collins, 2004
Box MF3452
holograph, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF3452
 
4 typescripts, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF3452
 
typescript, corrected, photocopy (3 p.)  Box MF3452
 
typescript (1 p.)  Box MF3452
 
front matter (2 p.)  Box MF3452
 
front matter, corrected photocopy (1 p.)  Box MF3452
 
page proof, corrected (17 p.)  Box MF3452
 
page proof, corrected photocopy (15 p.)  Box MF3452
 
jacket proof, 1 miniature (1 p.)  Box MF3452
 
photocopies of illustrations (6 p.)  Box MF3452
 
correspondence (28 p.)  Box MF3452
 
notes, 1 manila folder (12 p.)  Box MF3452
 
layout notes (2 p.)  Box MF3452
 
layout, photocopy (3 p.)  Box MF3452
 
clippings, photocopies of articles (4 p.)  Box MF3452
 
research material (2 p.)  Box MF3452
 
Blueberry Mouse 2004 
Note  New York: Mondo, 2004
Box MF3452
7 typescripts (21 p.)  Box MF3452
 
13 typescripts, corrected (46 p.)  Box MF3452
 
typescript, photocopy (3 p.)  Box MF3452
 
front matter (7 p.)  Box MF3452
 
front matter, photocopy (1 p.)  Box MF3452
 
publisher's dummy, corrected (24 p.)  Box MF3452
 
publisher's dummy, corrected (34 p.)  Box MF3452
 
photocopies of illustrations (9 p.)  Box MF3452
 
correspondence (6 p.)  Box MF3452
 
notes (12 p.)  Box MF3452
 
research material (5 p.)  Box MF3452
 
Miscellaneous  
Note  : ,
Box MF2207
typescript (3 p.)  Box MF2207
 
Mommy's Briefcase 1995 
Note  New York: Scholastic, 1995
Box MF2207
holograph (2 p.)  Box MF2207
 
typescript, corrected (1 p.)  Box MF2207
 
typescript, carbon (1 p.)  Box MF2207
 
typescript, corrected carbon (1 p.)  Box MF2207
 
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF2207
 
dummy (10 p.)  Box MF2207
 
photocopy of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF2207
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF2207
 
notes (8 p.)  Box MF2207
 
clippings (2 p.)  Box MF2207
 
typescripts, corrected, multiple, some partial (32 p.)  Box MF2207
 
holographs (8 p.)  Box MF2207
 
dummy (16 p.)  Box MF2207
 
dummy photocopies (31 p.)  Box MF2207
 
dummy photocopies (17 p.)  Box MF2207
 
dummy photocopies (27 p.)  Box MF2207
 
galley proof, corrected (43 p.)  Box MF2207
 
galley proof, corrected (19 p.)  Box MF2207
 
briefcase design (9 p.)  Box MF2207
 
correspondence (19 p.)  Box MF2207
 
Popcorn Shop, The 1999 
Note  New York: Harper, 1999
Box MF2207
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF2207
 
5 typescripts, corrected (26 p.)  Box MF2207
 
holograph (7 p.)  Box MF2207
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF2207
 
Stories to Tell a 5-Year Old 1996 
Note  New York: Little, Brown, 1996
Box MF2207
front matter (1 p.)  Box MF2207
 
correspondence (11 p.)  Box MF2207
 
clippings (1 p.)  Box MF2207
Box MF2204, 2207
typescripts, corrected (40 p.)  Box MF2204, 2207
 
holograph (9 p.)  Box MF2204, 2207
 
galley proof, corrected (132 p.)  Box MF2204, 2207
 
galley proof, corrected (79 p.)  Box MF2204, 2207
 
corrected photocopies from bound books (133 p.)  Box MF2204, 2207
 
photocopies of sample art (5 p.)  Box MF2204, 2207
 
correspondence (80 p.)  Box MF2204, 2207
 
notes (19 p.)  Box MF2204, 2207
 
Stories to tell a 6-Year Old 1997 
Note  New York: Little, Brown, 1997
Box MF2459
typescript, corrected (379 p.)  Box MF2459
 
front matter (3 p.)  Box MF2459
 
page proof, corrected, with illustrations (186 p.)  Box MF2459
 
page proof, corrected (162 p.)  Box MF2459
 
correspondence (57 p.)  Box MF2459
 
notes (5 p.)  Box MF2459
 
Summer 1963 
Note  New York: Beginner Books, 1963
Box MF
typescript (17 p.)  Box MF
 
galley proof (49 p.)  Box MF
 
jacket (1 p.)  Box MF
 
publishing contract (5 p.)  Box MF
 
photocopy of illustration with text correction (2 p.)  Box MF
 
correspondence (15 p.)  Box MF
 
Witches' Holiday 1997 
Note  New York: Scholastic, 1997
Box MF2462
page proof, corrected (108 p.)  Box MF2462
 
dummy, sketched (29 p.)  Box MF2462
 
dummy, photoocpy (30 p.)  Box MF2462
 
color copies of illustrations (30 p.)  Box MF2462
 
correspondence (21 p.)  Box MF2462
 
Witch Who was Afraid of Witches, The 1999 
Note  : Harper-Collins, 1999
Box MF2810
typescript (41 p.)  Box MF2810
 
typescript, corrected (84 p.)  Box MF2810
 
typescript, corrected, photocopy (69 p.)  Box MF2810
 
page proof, corrected (25 p.)  Box MF2810
 
color page proof (23 p.)  Box MF2810
 
photocopy of illustrations (25 p.)  Box MF2810
 
correspondence (36 p.)  Box MF2810
 
notes (3 p.)  Box MF2810
 
Genie and the Witch's Spells 1982 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1982
Box MF1837
typescript, corrected (69 p.)  Box MF1837
 
Kallie's Corner 1966 
Note  New York: Pantheon, 1966
Box MF1839
typescript and holograph, corrected (293 p.)  Box MF1839
 
notes (4 p.)  Box MF1839
 
Macmillan Book of Greek Gods and Heroes, The 1985 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1985
Box MF1837, 1838
holograph, photocopy (9 p.)  Box MF1837, 1838
 
typescript (119 p.)  Box MF1837, 1838
 
typescript, corrected (258 p.)  Box MF1837, 1838
 
typescript, photocopy (161 p.)  Box MF1837, 1838
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (253 p.)  Box MF1837, 1838
 
galley proof, corrected photocopy (253 p.)  Box MF1837, 1838
 
jacket illustration (2 p.)  Box MF1837, 1838
 
flap copy (6 p.)  Box MF1837, 1838
 
layout notes (1 p.)  Box MF1837, 1838
 
Quilted Elephant and the Green Velvet Dragon, The 1991 
Note  New York: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1991
Box MF1839
holograph (6 p.)  Box MF1839
 
typescript, corrected, partial photocopy (56 p.)  Box MF1839
 
typescript, photocopy (12 p.)  Box MF1839
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF1839
 
clippings (1 p.)  Box MF1839
 
Young Painter, A: The Life and Paintings of Wang Yani 1991 
Note  New York: Scholastic, 1991
Box MF2118, 2119
holograph (41 p.)  Box MF2118, 2119
 
typescript (11 p.)  Box MF2118, 2119
 
typescript, corrected (131 p.)  Box MF2118, 2119
 
typescript, corrected carbon (6 p.)  Box MF2118, 2119
 
typescript, corrected photocopy (277 p.)  Box MF2118, 2119
 
front matter (175 p.)  Box MF2118, 2119
 
page proof (10 p.)  Box MF2118, 2119
 
correspondence (12 p.)  Box MF2118, 2119
 
Zena and the Witch Circus 1990 
Note  New York: Dial, 1990
Box MF1839
typescript (13 p.)  Box MF1839
 
typescript, corrected, partial photocopy (32 p.)  Box MF1839
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF1839