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Penelope Lively Papers

Summary Information
Title: Penelope Lively Papers
Dates: 1971-1976
Creator: Lively, Penelope
Extent: 15 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2009
The collection contains written material for 5 titles, and contains corrected typescripts, some carbon.

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.


Driftway, The, 1972

Ghost of Thomas Kempe, The, 1973

Going Back, 1975

Stitch in Time, A, 1976

Wild Hunt of Hagworthy, The, 1971

Biographical Sketch

Penelope Lively was born March 17, 1933, in Cairo, Egypt. She has worked as a freelance writer, a research assistant at Oxford University, a book reviewer, and a radio host. She is considered to be one of Britain's most distinguised contemporary writers. She has been praised as a gifted writer whose works are demanding, yet engaging. In her work for children she strives not only to entertain, but also to stretch the imagination. She has received many awards and honors for her work. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, Vols. 7, 60, 101 Children's Literature Review, Vol. 7

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains corrected typescripts, some carbon, for 5 titles.

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.
  • Lively, Penelope
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Driftway, The 1972 
Note  London: Heinemann, 1972
Box MF570
typescript, corrected (166 p.)  Box MF570
Ghost of Thomas Kempe, The 1973 
Note  London: Heinemann, 1973
Box MF570
typescript, corrected carbon (185 p.)  Box MF570
Going Back 1975 
Note  London: Heinemann, 1975
Box MF570
typescript, corrected carbon (79 p.)  Box MF570
Stitch in Time, A 1976 
Note  London: Heinemann, 1976
Box MF570
typescript, corrected carbon (109 p.)  Box MF570
Wild Hunt of Hagworthy, The 1971 
Note  London: Heinemann, 1971
Box MF570
typescript, corrected carbon (120 p.)  Box MF570